Fostering Mission and Community
Definition of Pillar: Advocating through actions and words the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. 

Goal 1Articulate a distinctive Catholic campus ministry that aligns with the College’s mission and embraces all faiths and  backgrounds.

Objective:

Integrate a Catholic Identity that recognizes the four essential characteristics of a Catholic college expressed in the Ex corde Ecclesiae.

Goal 2Demonstrate the growing importance of diversity to the future of Mercy College’s success.  

Objectives:

Administer a cultural competency assessment for College employees to establish a baseline for future growth in their understanding and preparation of students to meet the growing awareness of diversity of the patient population in order to better prepare students to meet these demands.

Conduct an institution-wide assessment using campus and community focus groups that identifies barriers and needs; best practices and strategic initiatives, with a report issued.

Evaluate the feasibility and recruitment of international students to Mercy College.