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Communication

The ability to exchange information and meaning across cultures, space, and time appropriately and correctly. This competency includes oral, written, and interpersonal communication, and the ability to use current or innovative media. Learn more

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Communication

Communication

The ability to exchange information and meaning across cultures, space, and time appropriately and correctly. This competency includes oral, written, and interpersonal communication, and the ability to use current or innovative media. Learn more

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Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking

The ability to engage in thinking characterized by the rational, informed, independent, and open-minded exploration of issues, ideas, and events before accepting or formulating a conclusion. Learn more

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Inquiry & Analysis

Inquiry & Analysis

The ability to ask questions, examine issues, and reach informed conclusions by breaking down complex issues, exploring evidence, and describing relationships among persons, things, or events. Learn more

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Problem Solving

Problem Solving

The ability to create and execute a strategy to answer a question or achieve a goal. Includes being able to anticipate the consequence of a potential solution, select a strategy among several alternatives, and decide when an acceptable outcome has been reached. Learn more

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Self Awareness & Development

Self Awareness & Development

The ability to draw meaning, knowledge and value from honest and fair reflection and self-evaluation. Students are able to recognize their emotions and patterns of thinking, their impact on others, and make a commitment to personal growth. Learn more

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Social Awareness & Engagement

Social Awareness & Engagement

The ability to respect and be open to diversity (e.g. cultural, religious, political) and social justice. Students take personal responsibility to actively engage in and contribute to creating positive change in local, regional, national, or global communities and societies. Learn more

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Valuing

Valuing

The ability to make decisions or choose actions based on the consistent application of principles expressing fundamental values that are accepted on account of reason or spiritual insight. Learn more

Jennifer Atwell ’07

Jennifer Atwell completed a honors BA in psychology at Brescia in 2007 and an MBA at Claremont Graduate University in southern California in 2015. Today her work as a consultant with Gina Airey Consulting, Inc. in Los Angeles focuses on leadership, teamwork and empowerment. Read more

Jennifer Atwell ’07

Jennifer Atwell completed a honors BA in psychology at Brescia in 2007 and an MBA at Claremont Graduate University in southern California in 2015. Today her work as a consultant with Gina Airey Consulting, Inc. in Los Angeles focuses on leadership, teamwork and empowerment. Read more

Spin Doctors: A student leadership project goes viral

It’s a YouTube video that has been viewed more than 25,000 times. Read more

Dr. Dominick Grace

The Brescia Award for Excellence in Research was established in 2014 to recognize the outstanding research and scholarly accomplishments of a Brescia faculty member. Read more