By graduation, the student has matured as a person--emotionally, intellectually, physically, socially, religiously--to a level that reflects some intentional responsibility for his growth. The graduate is beginning to reach out in his development, seeking opportunities to stretch his mind, imagination, feelings, and religious consciousness.
Although still very much in the process of developing, the graduate already
1) is pursuing integrity and excellence as he continues to take responsibility for the development of his mind and body.
2) is learning how to accept himself, both his talents and his limitations, with a sense of humility and gratitude.
3) is conscious of his feelings and how they affect his actions, and is free and is authentic in expressing them; at the same time he is beginning to confront his responsibilities to himself and to others in managing his compulsive or impulsive drives.
4) is open to experiencing truth, beauty, and goodness in a variety of settings and continues to develop his imaginative sensibilities.
5) is becoming more flexible and open to other points of view; he realizes the potential for learning through listening openly to others; and recognizes his own biases, limitations, and thinking patterns.
6) is developing a habit of reflection on his experience that informs future actions.
7) is beginning to seek new experiences, even those that involve the possibility of failure.
8) is learning to view criticism and setbacks as interesting, challenging, and growth-producing.
9) is exploring career and future lifestyle choices within the framework of Christian faith and values.
10) is beginning to open himself to the broader issues of the world.
11) sees his life as moving toward commitment.
12) is aware of the delicacy and sacredness of life.
13) is beginning to see the need to use his leisure time constructively, budgeting time for recreational activities.
14) understands and practices the principles of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and physical fitness.
15) understands the danger of and avoids the abuse of controlled substances.
16) takes responsibility for maintaining his personal health, hygiene, and physical appearance.
17) is developing a healthy and appropriate sense of humor.
18) practices personal responsibility: setting goals, relating well and collaborating with others, and acting with integrity.
19) is beginning to understand that leadership involves moving others towards personal responsibility and toward commitment to a group.
20) sees leadership as an opportunity for service to others and the community.
21) views emerging technology as potentially supportive to personal and professional growth while understanding its hazards.