For Your Life's Purpose


Student Ambassador Questions: Easy as A-B-C

Are there key questions to ask a Student Ambassador on a campus tour that would help a prospective student assess institutional Catholic identity? There are three questions but before recommending them it is important to frame them in the context of ...

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New Years Day

While we understand (although some will not admit) that “Christmas” on our calendar is an officially recognized Christian holiday in the United States, we don’t often recognize that New Years Day is also a Christian holiday, of sorts, and shares a si...

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Teachers are Researchers... Researchers are Teachers

You have made a big decision at attend college. This particular experience is not for everyone…for a variety of reasons. Why are you going to college? I’m sure you have reflected on this question but foundational to this choice must be your desire to...

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Why the Liberal Arts Foundation?

Why go to college? What does a “higher education” mean to me? What is the ultimate purpose of education? What will I do with my life? What is real happiness? Should my college experience focus on personal growth or career opportunities – or both? Whe...

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What Should Worry You in this Search Process

Catholic higher education focuses on YOU! The enterprise exists for the purpose of preparing students for their life’s purpose. Intellectual development is Job 1; however, there is so much more that is happening as the faculty, administrators, and st...

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Theology or Religious Studies? What You Should Know...

As you conduct your search for a Catholic college or university, you will encounter a variety of approaches with the academic programs. They vary for very good reasons: 220+ institutions with differing visions and missions; the charism of a particula...

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A is for Alignment

Searching for the “right fit” for your undergraduate education is not an easy task. There are a variety of factors to consider ranging such as academic offerings, student activities available, and geographic location. With over 5,500 colleges and uni...

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Dr. Tim Collins, Seventh President of Walsh University
DR. TIM COLLINS is the seventh president of Walsh University.

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