Actions taken by an individual or group with the aim of providing a public good. This action is often performed without any expectation of result or award.
Students & Faculty- use what they have learned to solve real-life, community based problems. They engage in practical applications of their learning. They are actively contributing citizens and community members as demonstrated through the services they perform. They stand up for what right and take action to improve their community. They empower and include others, regardless of difference.
When an individual demonstrates the courage to take responsibility and accountability for their actions.
Students & Faculty- consciously think before they act, and when the decision is made to act, they always take full ownership of their actions. They dependably take responsibility for their own actions, even when the outcome may be negative. They speak with sincerity and act with integrity.
An outcome of accomplishment. The process of learning, growing, and improving upon ones ability by means of exertion, skill, practice, or perseverance.
Students & Faculty- demonstrate their desire for individual and collective accomplishment, mastering of skills, control, and high standards. They are determined to grow academically, socially, and emotionally. They accept challenge and persist through difficult tasks. They believe in themselves and their capability to learn, grow, and understand.
Taking another's feelings, needs, thoughts, ideas, wishes and preferences into consideration.
Students & Faculty- acknowledge, listening, are truthful, and accept others individuality and collective diversity. They know that respect is earned and cannot be forced, demanded, or compelled through fear. Act upon empathy, compassion, understanding, and consideration of/for members of the community.