Centers and programs

Centers of learning

The school offers unique educational opportunities within the Centers of Learning which include:

  • Center for Organizational Ethics
  • Honors Program
  • Institute for Green and Sustainable Sciences
  • Peace and Justice Studies
  • The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies

Each center is directed by a faculty member and is committed to enhancing students’ college experiences through focused seminars, mentoring, field trips, volunteerism, and service learning.

Learning beyond the classroom

By engaging in experiences outside the classroom, students at liberal arts institutions gain deeper and more meaningful perspectives of their talents and goals in life. Programs and activities designed for
these purposes include:

  • Maymester and Study Abroad
  • Speaking Studio
  • Speech Team
  • Mock Trial Team
  • Ethics Bowl Team
  • Model United Nations
  • Show Choir
  • Alternative spring break trips
  • Internships
  • Honors organizations such as Sigma Zeta, Sigma Tau Delta, and the Sophia Club
Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
Watch Bami's story
Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
Read Conor's story
Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
Read Chrislyn's story

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