The mission of Mount Aloysius College is to respond to individual and community needs with quality programs of education in the tradition of the Religious Sisters of Mercy. Each student will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and to develop values, attitudes, and competencies necessary for life-long learning within an environment that reflects a liberal arts orientation and a Catholic, Judeo-Christian heritage.
The Mount Aloysius Division of Mission Integration incorporates our mission and Mercy core values into campus activities, faith experiences, classroom learning and community programs. We value the importance of responding to societal concerns set forth by the Sisters of Mercy. We prepare our students to be engaged community citizens with a strong sense of purpose.
Through classwork, extracurricular activities, special presentations, and more, the Mount Aloysius College community lives out these values every day. They are not just our guiding principles, they are our way of life. Our college’s four core values are:
As a Catholic College founded and sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Mount Aloysius College provides a setting in which students are encouraged to synthesize faith with learning, to develop competence with compassion, to put talents and gifts at the service of others, and to begin to assume leadership in the world community. With emphasis on values of justice, hospitality, mercy, and service, the College’s liberal arts core curriculum provides the necessary basis for leadership and the knowledge and skills in a wide range of professions. While the academic focus is paramount at Mount Aloysius, the College also considers spiritual, cultural, social and personal growth as essential elements in the development of the student.
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Community Engagement Statistics
- President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
- Military Friendly School Designation
- Association of Student Affairs Catholic Colleges & Universities Best Practices Award
- Mercy Youth Initiative Program
- Inside-Out Criminal Justice Program
- Mount Aloysius Student County Leadership Institute