Cabrini College’s “Justice Matters” in Inside Higher Ed

Posted by on March 23, 2009

Cabrini College’s “Justice Matters” in Inside Higher Ed

A ‘Mission-Driven’ Core
March 6, 2009

Social justice matters get a fair amount of attention at colleges these days, often in the form of service learning or extracurricular activities. But at one Roman Catholic liberal arts college near Philadelphia, the very core of a new curriculum foregrounds the fact that justice does matter.

Cabrini College’s “Justice Matters” core curriculum will feature as a cornerstone a required course sequence termed “Engagements with the Common Good” — which will include three writing-intensive courses, one each from the freshman through junior years, plus a senior capstone experience in the major.

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[Ed note: this project was funded, in part, through PHENND, Pennsylvania Campus Compact, and Learn and Serve America.]

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