On the Commons
Learning is an accretive process, a gradual building up of knowledge over time. Transformation, however, is sudden, dramatic, a lightning strike that makes a person completely new. Transformation is what comes to mind when students of Dr. Gretchen Van Dyke’s “PS 331: The European Union” talk about the experience.
President Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., discussed the “value added” through a Catholic and Jesuit education in his lecture “Engaged, Integrated, Global: Jesuit Education in the 21st Century,” which was presented Nov. 19 on campus. The presentation was part of the University’s 125th Anniversary Lecture Series.