Ignatian Center Programs
Activating Jesuit Education - Here, There, and Everywhere
The Ignatian Center’s programs provide a go-to resource for students, faculty, staff, and the community to discover Jesuit principles and make them their own. Participants learn first-hand how Ignatian wisdom can enrich lives, bridge differences, and catalyze meaningful change toward a more equitable, sustainable world.
Community-Engaged Student Learning
Involvement Opportunities for Students
The Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education provides opportunities for SCU Students to deepen their understanding of social justice issues. From Immersion trips to Fellowship opportunities, students are able to experience the true meaning of a Jesuit Education and become people for and with others.
Other Student Opportunities
Immersion Coordinators prepare and accompany students for local, domestic, and international immersive experiences. They help students explore both the beauty and unjust realities of a region through direct encounter with its inhabitants and those organizations working in solidarity with these people. After returning from immersion, Coordinators further facilitate the students’ return in impacting their local community.
Alpha Sigma Nu upholds the Jesuit values of academic excellence and service to the University and the community. Juniors and seniors who are in the top 15 percent of their class and have a demonstrated record of service and loyalty to the Jesuit ideals of education are eligible for membership.
Involvement Opportunities for Faculty and Staff
The Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education provides ways for SCU faculty, staff, and administrators to deepen their understanding of SCU’s Jesuit, Catholic mission, to make it their own, and to discover and experience some of the many faces of Ignatian spirituality.
Other Opportunities for Faculty & Staff Participation
Faculty and staff are able to participate in the following Community Engaged Student Learning programs:
Immersion experiences, both local and global, are designed to help participants see the world with new eyes, to recognize the unjust suffering of marginalized communities and individuals, and to allow those experiences to inform their vocational discernment.