What are the values of a Jesuit Education?
The values of Jesuit education prepare students to be wiser and more compassionate as they take the next step in their life journey as men and women for others.
(meaning 'care for the whole self' in Latin) invites us to view each person as a unique creation of God. It is demonstrated by personal attention in the classroom, a deep respect for diversity and difference and an emphasis on holistic care for the mind, body and spirit.
encourages students to be open to God's spirit as they make decisions and take actions that contribute to the greater good. Discernment is practiced through prayer, reflection, consultation with others and considering the full impact of actions from diverse angles.
FINDING GOD IN ALL THINGS
is a phrase that reminds us a Jesuit education is one grounded in the presence of God, and encompasses imagination, emotion and intellect. The Jesuit vision encourages students to seek the divine in all things-in all peoples and cultures, in all areas of study and learning and in every human experience.
(Latin for 'more') is a hallmark of Jesuit education. It challenges students to go beyond what is expected interacting with the world with generosity, excellence and empathy. Magis is modeled by personal accountability and high expectations of achievement.
is a foundational value of Jesuit education. Students are invited to pause to consider the world around them and their place within it before making decisions. This includes challenging the status quo, acknowledging biases and accepting responsibility for actions.
SERVICE ROOTED IN JUSTICE AND LOVE
cultivates a critical awareness of social and personal evil, and also reminds us that God's love is more powerful. This value is illustrated through community service programs, service learning semesters, immersion experiences and various volunteer opportunities for students.
SOLIDARITY AND KINSHIP
grows as students develop relationships with their surrounding communities and share their talents and skills to help and serve others.