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Mission Integration Institute

Mission Integration Institute

Explore, Reflect and Develop a Deep Understanding of the Role and Mission of Catholic Higher Education

4 1/2- DAYS, June 5-9, 2017, AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO

Enhance your knowledge about the unique history, role, mission and identity of Catholic colleges and universities and become empowered and equipped to contribute to creating a mission driven culture.

You will learn about and reflect upon ways to:

• Deepen your personal sense of purpose, sense of vocation and individual leadership development.
• Gain skills to engage the tensions that arise from contemporary moral issues in a meaningful and productive way.
• Strengthen skills to foster vocational discernment, faith development and spiritual formation in students.

Who should attend: The Mission Integration Institute is designed for entry-level and mid-career professional administrators working in Catholic higher education.  This includes people working in student affairs, campus ministry, admissions, cultural diversity, communications , alumni relations and others currently interested in or exploring careers within Catholic higher education.

Previous Participant Testimonials


"I left MII with a newfound respect, appreciation, and understanding for the work of Catholic universities and how I can better integrate my university's mission both individually and departmentally."-- Kristina Garcia, Coordinator, Off-Campus Student Life, Loyola University Chicago

"The variety of positions held by the participants in their colleges & universities allowed for depth in dialogue around the various aspects of mission. The Institute did not just bring together the 'usual suspects."' -- Rev. Carl Janicki, Director of Campus Ministry, Cabrini College

I left the Institute with a better understanding of and appreciation for organizational mission, an even stronger relationship with my colleagues, and the motivation to further integrate mission in all that I do as a higher education professional. I have since taken on a new role in the Center for Organizational Development & Leadership at Rutgers University, yet the mission-centered framework offered in MII continues to inform my work in the area of leadership education. – Ralph Gigliotti,Assistant Director for Leadership, Villanova University

Cost:  $1,350.00
*Are you the first person from your institution to attend the institute?  Take advantage of a $200 discount! 
Only $1150.00.  Just click "First timer registration" in the online registration.

Accommodations:  To foster community, participants are asked to reside at USD.  Each participant will have a single room and share a bathroom in a suite style apartment.   USD rests on 180 acres perched on a pristine canyon overlooking the Pacific Ocean and features beautiful 16th century Spanish renaissance architectural style.

Schedule:  The program begins Monday afternoon, and continues through noon on Friday.  Tuesday and Wednesday evenings are free for participants to explore San Diego on their own, or through USD hosted activities.

Registration is taken on a rolling basis. We expect the Institute to fill up by the end of April and ecourage registering early.

To register visit: http://tinyurl.com/MII2017

or contact us at ccs@sandiego.edu

Catholic Higher Education Faculty

Picture of Erin BishopErin Bishop, M.Div.
Director of Center for Christian Spirituality, University of San Diego
Erin Bishop serves as the director for the Center for Christian Spirituality within the Office for Mission at the University of San Diego. Her previous work includes campus ministry, spiritual direction and serving as an adjunct professor in the Theology and Religious Studies Department. With over nine years of experience in Jesuit institutions, she is familiar with Ignatian spirituality and is especially interested in the integration of Catholic Social Thought and how to best help form people to become contemplatives in action.

 

Daniel DillaboughMsgr. Daniel J. Dillabough, S.T.D., J.C.L.
Vice President for Mission and Ministry, University of San Diego
Prior to becoming the VP for Mission and Ministry at USD in 1998, he served the Diocese of San Diego, as Chancellor. He also taught at the North American College in Rome and has been a guest lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies at USD. Msgr. Dillabough earned a B.A. in Philosophy and English from USD, and holds a S.T.D. in Moral Theology and a J.C.L. in Canon Law.

 

Donald GodwinDonald Godwin, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, University of San Diego
Donald Godwin, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, was appointed to his role at the University of San Diego in January 2007. Prior to his post at USD, he served as Dean of Students at Marywood University, as well as other Student Affairs administrative posts at Villanova University and Marist College. He earned his doctoral degree in Higher Education Leadership from Widener University, and he also holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Marist College. For over two decades, Donald’s work in higher education has focused on working with young adults to develop the knowledge and skills to create a more just society.


picture of MichaelMichael Lovette-Colyer, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President and Director of University Ministry
Michael Lovette-Colyer has served at the University of San Diego for the past nine years.  He is most passionate about helping undergraduate students to ask big questions regarding how they will live authentically, guided by a sense of vocation, while offering their gifts in service of the world.  Michael also has extensive experience designing, facilitating and assessing immersion experiences.  As an adjunct faculty member in the department of Theology and Religious Studies, he teaches a section of Introduction to Catholic Theology each semester.  Prior USD, Michael spent eight years working on behalf of Santa Clara University in the office of Campus Ministry and the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education. While at Santa Clara, he directed the DISCOVER Project, a university-wide initiative funded by the Lily-Endowment designed to engage the university community in the theological exploration of vocation.

 

David McCallumFr. David McCallum, Ed.D., S.J.
Special Assistant to the President for Mission Integration, Le Moyne College
Fr. David McCallum, is a Jesuit priest and educator. In addition to administration and teaching, Fr. McCallum provides consultation on issues of strategy and mission, facilitates leadership and organizational development, and offers spiritual retreats. He has served as interim Dean of the Madden School of Business at Le Moyne College, and as the interim Vice President of Institutional Advancement.

 

Carmen VazquezCarmen M. Vazquez, M.S.W.
Vice President, Student Affairs, University of San Diego
Carmen M. Vazquez was appointed Vice President, Student Affairs, at the University of San Diego in 2005. She has many years of experience as a student affairs educator and practitioner. She began her career at the State University of New York at Stony Brook,including adjunct faculty in the school of social welfare, dean of students and assistant vice president for alumni relations. She served as assistant vice chancellor for student life at the University of California, San Diego, from 2002-2005. She is dedicated to the holistic development of students.

 

Register early, space is limited.

To register visit: http://tinyurl.com/MII2017

or contact us at ccs@sandiego.edu.

Institute Administration:

Erin Bishop, MDiv
Director, Center for Christian Spirituality

Contact Information

Center for Christian Spirituality
Founders Hall 186F
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4784
Fax: (619) 260-7905
ccs@sandiego.edu