A WOMAN OF MISSION IS:
A MOTIVATED young woman who:
Has a personal commitment to Christian service-learning, with a Christian heart;
Is able to assess and understand her strengths and limitations in order to support her learning and personal development;
Exercises initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize and approach complex problems, and make reasoned, ethical decisions;
Acquires the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and show independence in learning.
A young woman of DEPTH who:
Searches for Truth, in the tradition of St. Dominic and the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose;
Develops her intellectual curiosity;
Acquires an in-depth knowledge and develops understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines;
Explores concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance.
A young woman of INTEGRITY who:
Acts with honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, group and communities;
Takes responsibility for her own actions and the consequences that accompany them;
Practices academic honesty.
A young woman of CHARACTER who:
Embodies Christ-like behavior and identifies the God-given dignity of all of humanity;
Courageously and articulately defends her beliefs while being charitable to all people;
Understands the importance of intellectual, physical, social and spiritual balance to achieve personal well-being for herself and others;
Works effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.