College of Business Vision, Mission, and Core Values
The vision of the College of Business is to be the clear leader in developing Christian business leaders who bring extraordinary value to the workplace.
The mission of the College of Business is to develop high-character, competent, and skilled business leaders who serve and thrive in the workplace through the integration of faith and learning.
In carrying out our vision and mission, the College of Business is guided by the following core values and expected outcomes:
Character – We model and develop business leaders who personify Christ’s inherent characteristics. We believe that character is about demonstrating distinctive qualities and excellence in our Christian faith, educational practices, and personal and professional life.
Leadership – We demonstrate and teach business leadership competencies that enable our students to lead with influence in the workplace. We believe that leaders who couple thought leadership with the Christian faith have the potential to bring extraordinary value to the workplace.
Skill Development – We prepare business leaders who are capable and ready to work. We are committed to ensuring that our students can communicate and demonstrate to employers that we prepared them with identifiable professional skills.
Integration of Faith and Learning – We integrate scholarly teaching practices that apply a Christian worldview and connect Christian faith and the business discipline. We understand that this process drives our actions and relational experiences with students, inspiring how they may act and relate with others in their personal and professional lives.
Collaboration – We work continually to build partnerships with the business community. We recognize that this collaboration will positively impact our students and contribute to our success as a business college.
Service – We cultivate business leaders who understand the importance of engaging in continual acts of service. We set the example by engaging in service activities and helping students identify their passion in business to fulfill their God-given calling.