1. Scholarship, Liberal Arts, Creativity:
The foundation of the Cedar Crest College education is a grounding in the liberal arts and a dedication to academic excellence. A strong liberal arts curriculum requires rigorous academic engagement and scholarship and prepares students to think critically and reason, write, and communicate effectively. Through focused learning students make connections between their discipline and the liberal arts, as well as experiencing opportunities for research and creative projects.
2. Women’s Leadership:
Women’s leadership at Cedar Crest College is integrated into all aspects of academic and student life. The College cultivates women’s leadership by providing a comprehensive range of programs and activities. These efforts go beyond an emphasis on leadership positions to include academic coursework, independent and collaborative thinking, alumnae and peer mentoring, student activities and events, and experiential opportunities.
3. Global Connectivity:
Cedar Crest College students are educated to think globally. An interdisciplinary curriculum develops the knowledge and skills needed to be successful and to contribute to society in this era of globalization. Through activities such as study abroad, co-curricular programs, language study, and environmental stewardship and sustainability the College prepares women to be ethical global citizens.
4. Civic Engagement:
Cedar Crest College students are engaged locally, nationally and globally. Through academic coursework, service learning, and outreach programs students connect to and contribute to the larger neighborhood and, in turn, appreciate the value of public service.
5. Health & Wellness:
Cedar Crest College is committed to the holistic health and wellness of the campus community and the community at large. Nationally recognized programs in health-related disciplines are supplemented with academic and co-curricular programs that emphasize the value of health and well-being.
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