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Campus Ministry
Grounded in the Catholic and Ignatian tradition, Campus Ministry serves persons of all faiths by animating a commnity of faith through vibrant worship, retreats and small faith communities; promoting a faith that does justice through education, advocacy, service and reflection; fostering the development of whole persons who are servant leaders in their local, global and faith communities. - John Scarano, Director - jscarano@jcu.edu

Arrupe Scholars
The Arrupe Scholars Program recognizes John Carroll students for their significant commitment to two interrelated values of John Carroll’s mission: intellectual inquiry that demands critical thinking and engaging in social justice and community service that leads to social action

Program in Applied Ethics
The Program in Applied Ethics supports teaching, research, and community service in applied ethics. The program enhances ethical decision-making by increasing awareness of the ethical issues that confront individuals and society today and by providing intellectual resources for understanding and resolving these issues. - Paul Lauritzen, Ph.D., Director - plauritzen@jcu.edu

Poverty and Solidarity - Educating For Social Responsibility
The Poverty and Solidarity program's goals are to enhance student learning about poverty and to foster recognition among students that they have a social responsibility to work toward the alleviation of poverty.  Program Director: Jim Lissemore, Associate Professor, Biology Dept. jlissemore@jcu.edu   -  216-397-4196

Center for Community Service
The Center for Community Service is committed to providing high quality community service opportunities for John Carroll students, faculty, alumni and staff. 
Director: Dr. Peggy Finucane, mfinucane@jcu.edu.

Center for Career Services
The Center for Career Services offers comprehensive career development services developed and implemented in alignment with the Jesuit tenets of education culminating in individual career and life satisfaction for students and alumni. 

Institute 0f Catholic Studies
The Institute of Catholic Studies sponsors courses that highlight, within the history of ideas, the contribution of Catholic intellectuals and scholars across various disciplines, from philosophy to science.
Paul V. Murphy PhD (pvmurphy@jcu.edu), Director.

Bishop Pilla Program in Italian American Studies
The Bishop Pilla Program in Italian American Studies works to recognize and salute the contributions of Italians and Italian Americans to the history and culture of the United States.
Dr. Santa Casciani, Director - scasciani@jcu.edu

Center for Global Education
Global Education at John Carroll offers a wide range of opportunities.   Students begin with the University Core Curriculum.  From there they can build upon this solid foundation with an interdisciplinary minor;  Meet other internationally-minded students; Study abroad; or Jump-start a career.   Andreas Sobisch (sobisch@jcu.edu) , Director

The Center for Teaching and Learning
A commitment to research and scholarship that fits the more traditionally accepted model is vital to our faculty and institution.

Faculty Technology Innovation Center (FTIC)
The Faculty Technology Innovation Center is dedicated to advancing the use of technology to enhance teaching, learning, and research at John Carroll University.

Institute of Humanities
The Master of Arts in Humanities is an interdisciplinary program designed for qualified holders of the bachelor's degree who seek to deepen their understanding of cultural and ethics topics and who regard the liberal arts as subjects of lifelong study. The program is open to both traditional and nontraditional students. humanities@jcu.edu

Cardinal Suenens Center for Theology and Church Life
The Cardinal Suenens Program exists to serve the vision of the Second Vatican Council especially as its themes intersect with the legacy of Cardinal Suenens. Those themes include but are not limited to the Church and co-responsibility of the people of God, ecumenism, the gifts of the laity, and spirituality. - Professor Doris Donnelly, Ph.D., Director - ddonnelly@jcu.edu - or suenens@jcu.edu

Ignatian Spirituality Institute

To keep the fire of Ignatius' love for God and the world burning in our hearts today, the Ignatian Spirituality Institute (ISI) offers an educational program for the training of spiritual directors in the tradition of the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola. jnuth@jcu.edu

The Walter and Mary Tuohy Chair for Interreligious Studies
The Walter & Mary Tuohy Chair, established at John Carroll University in 1966, was one of the first ecumenical chairs to be established at an American university. It is named for the late Walter J. Tuohy, who was chief executive officer of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, and his wife, Mary.  Joseph Kelly, Chairperson - kelly@jcu.edu

Center for Mathematics & Science Education, Teaching & Technology
The Center exists to advance the quality of K-12 mathematics and science education in northeastern Ohio by using technology and collaborating with educational communities, professional organizations, institutions of higher education and school districts - both public and private - and others who share our goal.   Linda Gojak, Director lgojak@jcu.edu

Edward M. Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship
An educational, networking, and consulting resource for entrepreneurs and owners of privately held businesses, particularly members of the University’s Entrepreneur Association (see below).

Entrepreneurs Association
The mission of JCUEA is to nurture entrepreneurship and contribute to our members’ business success by promoting creative problem solving among peers, and through interaction with The Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship, in a collegial atmosphere, and in a manner consistent with the value system of John Carroll University.
Darlene Morales, Assistant to the Director - dmorales@jcu.edu

Associate Organizations
Institute for Educational Renewal (IER)           
The Institute for Educational Renewal (IER) is a literacy and school change initiative.  IER's mission is to improve the quality of school life for children in Cleveland and to foster the development of child-centered communities of learners.
Deborah G. Zawislan, Ph.D., Director - dzawislan@jcu.edu

Economics/America
EconomicsAmerica, Cleveland Center is dedicated to improving an understanding of economic principles and the global economy. Working through school systems, the Cleveland Center strives to teach students in grades K-12 to apply economic principles in making reasoned choices as future workers, entrepreneurs, voters and consumers. 
Paula Aveni,Executive Director - paveni@jcu.edu

The Catholic Theological Society of America
Our purpose, within the context of the Roman Catholic tradition, is to promote studies and research in theology, to relate theological science to current problems, and to foster a more effective theological education, by providing a forum for an exchange of views among theologians and with scholars in other disciplines.

(This list is updated as required.  Please let us know if your center or institute is not included)

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