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Sister Diana @uc_pres   Today, let us remember how God continues to pursue us regardless of what we do. All we need to do is move toward God to receive God's love.
Core Values and Learning Outcomes

Student Focus
  • Demonstrate that students are our priority
  • Support student learning
  • Measure our success by the success of each student
  • Empower students to take responsibility for their own education and future
Commitment to Spirituality
  • Balance action with contemplation
  • Develop awareness of spirituality, faith, and religion
  • Increase awareness and clarity about personal and professional values
  • Leave the world a better place
Respect for the Individual
  • Demonstrate dignity and respect for everyone
  • Value, trust, and help each other
  • Strive for justice and fairness in all relationships
  • Recognize and acknowledge achievement on every level
  • Involve others to multiply effectiveness
  • Achieve goals through productive cooperation in the College and world community
  • Appreciate synergy that comes with involvement from multiple perspectives
  • Model collaboration in all of our activities and endeavors

  • Analyze and Synthesize by examining and distinguishing constituent elements (analysis) and combining parts or elements into a whole (synthesis).
  • Communicate Effectively by exchanging ideas, thoughts, opinions or feelings through a common system of language, symbols, signs or gestures appropriate for everyday living.
  • Interact Socially by engaging in behavior that permits effective relationships in both one-to-one and group situations.
  • Make Decisions Based on Values by making discriminations based upon the consideration of what the individual prizes as ethical, socially worthwhile, good, beautiful, and true.
  • Respond to Beauty by integrating the cognitive and affective domains in a personal experience of the arts.
  • Solve Problems by finding a solution to a question or situation that presents uncertainty or difficulty.
  • Take Responsibility for Society by accepting the obligation to respond to unjust or oppressive social situations.

  • Collaborative learning is collegial, cooperative, connected; it takes into account issues of gender, race and class.
  • Global learning takes place in a wide variety of cultures.
  • Historical learning provides an understanding of ourselves and society in relation to the human condition over time.
  • Philosophical learning is built around values and meaning.
  • Religious learning respects the spiritual dimensions of life.
  • Scientific learning involves inquiry, posing hypotheses and systematically supporting them.