Tag: catholic

Dare to Be More With Catholic Education

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Assistant Director of Admission, Coordinator for Campus Visits and Events, Saint Martin's University

In the college search, cost, academics, and location are certainly important. But is there more to higher education? Could there be? read more

A Look Inside the Soul of Service Learning

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Vice President of Student Development, Lincoln Christian University

Service learning is, in a very technical sense, just that: learning through service. But why does this matter? Here, we explore the philosophical and spiritual foundations of service learning. read more

Theology and Religious Studies: Providing a Foundation for Life

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Assistant Professor of Theology, Marymount University

If you have ever voiced your thoughts about majoring in theology or religious studies, you might have been greeted with, "What are you going to do with that?" Well, this is what! read more

A Protestant Fish in a Catholic Pond

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

I was raised Protestant, but, truth be told, I was never really thrilled with the religion thing. With that, going to a Catholic college was nowhere on or near the list of things I wanted out of my future college. Somehow, though, I found myself enrolled at Merrimack College a small, independent Catholic school in Massachusetts. As it turned out, the school proved to me that sometimes the things you think you don't like or don't want are the ones that you need the most. read more

What Are Religious Orders at Catholic Colleges All About?

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Catholic universities are often referred to by the religious order that founded and sponsors them. Here's an expert look at the most common and their values. read more

Endless Opportunities in Catholic Campus Ministry

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Admissions Counselor, University of Dallas

Because college is a great time to grow not only academically but also as an individual, students find that balancing their studies with various opportunities offered through campus ministry enhances their overall university experience. read more

Count on Service Learning

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Dean of Admissions, Mount Mercy University

When is the whole greater than the sum of the parts? In the context of service learning, the total is always more than the combination of individual pieces. read more

How Is College Life Different on a Catholic Campus?

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Although similar, you can expect campus life at a Catholic college to be a little different than a non-religious campus. Here's what our experts have to say. read more

Catholic College Retreats: Part II

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Was your interest piqued by my last post? (Was it the "family-style meals" part? That always gets me.) You must be itching to know more about Catholic college retreats! Below you'll find just a few examples of the many Catholic-centric retreat programs out there. And whether you attended any of the retreats here or you have another experience you'd like to share, we'd love hear about it in the comments! read more

How Does Catholic Affiliation Affect College Coursework?

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Most Catholic institutions require religious studies or theology as well as philosophy and multiple humanities courses within their core curriculums. read more