About Chaminade University of Honolulu
Chaminade University, the only Catholic university in Hawaii, provides a rich educational experience. Chaminade is a place where people grow: professionally, intellectually, spiritually.
Ingredients of a Chaminade education include:
* Academic excellence
* Professional preparation
* Close involvement with professors and classmates
* A supportive campus atmosphere and a vibrant campus life
* Opportunities to contribute to society while still in school
* Multi-cultural awareness and understanding
Chaminade University offers its students an education in a collaborative learning environment that prepares them for life, service and successful careers. Guided by its Catholic, Marianist and liberal arts educational traditions, Chaminade encourages the development of moral character, personal competencies, and a commitment to build a just and peaceful society. The University offers both the civic and church communities of the Pacific region its academic and intellectual resources in the pursuit of common aims.
Statement of Core Commitments
From our Mission flow the following Core Commitments which both amplify and specify the Mission. We understand our Core Commitments as guiding both the service we offer and the formation of our educational community:
Commitments to Service
* to offer quality academic programs, both those leading to a degree and those focused on continuing education, in a manner responsive to the needs of our students and communities;
* to graduate students who are recognized for their liberal arts learning, preparation for professional careers, facility in the use of information and communication technologies, interest in life-long learning, appreciation of diversity, sense of ethical responsibility, and commitment to leadership through service to affect positively individual lives and the common good;
* to be a community that looks beyond itself and engages in public service, that enriches the life of the wider community;
* to exhibit a strong social consciousness that expressly permeates all curricula;
* to engage in partnerships with the Hawaii community, our Pacific Island neighbors, the church and those with whom we share Marianist sponsorship;
* to explore critically the intersections of faith and culture and, consistent with our identity, engage our students in this dialogue and participate in the processes of public learning and policy formulation and the building of a more just and peaceful society.