Education

First Jesuit Community College to Open

February 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago is scheduled to open in August, 2015, as the world’s first Jesuit community college. According to a story in the Phoenix, Loyola University’s student [...]

Advice for Teachers

January 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

While we know that not all readers of this blog are teachers, we do recognize the celebration of Catholic Schools Week. This teacher shares a lesson in finding God that is applicable to those in any [...]

Prayers for Teachers

September 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

With the new school year starting, we thank all teachers for their work on behalf of students of all ages. Today we highlight three prayers for educators. A Teacher’s Prayer for Generosity—Marc [...]

The Measure of Our Schools

August 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Chris Lowney wonders about “The Real Measure of Our Schools” in an article for the Jesuit Networking blog. He asks: “Who are our students becoming? How successful are our schools at forming [...]

Learning to Teach at a Jesuit University

January 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

This is Catholic Schools Week, so it’s an appropriate time to consider how Ignatian charisms are important in the development of future teachers in a Jesuit education program. Resident Assistant [...]

Spiritual Leadership

November 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

America Magazine has published an address of the Superior General of the Jesuits, Very Rev. Adolfo Nicolás, SJ, who recently met in Chicago with the board chairs and presidents of the 28 Jesuit [...]

Back to School

August 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

This is “move in” week at most residential colleges, when undergraduates move into their dorms and apartments.  Classes begin next week if they’re not already underway.  Freshmen [...]

Viva Cristo Rey

August 23, 2013 // 1 Comment

A recent article in the Los Angeles Times draws attention to the Cristo Rey network of high schools. There are 25 Cristo Rey schools in 17 states. All of them serve only economically disadvantaged [...]

Studying Intellectual Humility

May 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

The John Templeton Foundation has awarded a $3 million grant to Saint Louis University to study intellectual humility. This sounds right for the philosophy department at a Jesuit university. [...]
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