Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (USA) - UPDATE - Response to Refugee Crisis, Interfaith Cooperation, Charisms & More

16 March 2016
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (USA) - UPDATE - Response to Refugee Crisis, Interfaith Cooperation, Charisms & More

Catholic Colleges Respond to Syrian Refugee Crisis

 

Prompted by the effects of the conflict in Syria, Catholic colleges and universities are demonstrating a deep commitment to welcoming the stranger by training former refugees for careers, educating students about the crisis, and inspiring graduates to advocate for compassion toward refugees. 

 

Interfaith Cooperation Institute Draws Catholic Higher Ed Leaders

 

Presidents, mission officers, and administrators gathered in January to celebrate interfaith initiatives and find new ways to foster interfaith cooperation on their campuses.

 

Charisms

What Our Founding Charisms May Yet Be


What are charisms? How should they be supported on campus? And do charisms really trump "Catholic"? Sr. Susan Sanders, RSM, shares her wise and witty outlook in this article, adapted from the closing plenary at the 2016 ACCU Annual Meeting. 

Charism procession

Exploring the Past and Future of Charisms in Higher Ed

 

Review highlights from the recent ACCU Annual Meeting, which celebrated the founding traditions of Catholic higher education.

 

 

 

Necessary Leadership Virtues, According to Pope Francis

 

In offering a list of "needed virtues" to cardinals, bishops, and priests, Pope Francis outlines qualities that Catholic higher education leaders can also embrace. 

 

 

...Plus Campus Notes, Peace & Justice Initiatives, and Upcoming Events!

 

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