Alpha Sigma Nu
Alpha Sigma Nu is the Honor Society of Jesuit colleges and universities. Alpha Sigma Nu honors students who distinguish themselves in scholarship, loyalty to the ideals of Jesuit education, and service to others while attending one of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, Regis and Campion Colleges in Canada, or Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea. As the only honor society permitted to bear the name Jesuit, the vision of the Society is the encouragement of Ignatian inspired lifelong leaders, accomplished through Chapter action, Alumni Club programs, and ?S? website resources.
America is a Catholic media ministry that interprets the Church for the world and the world for the Church. It is a forum for discussion of religion, society, politics and culture from a Catholic perspective. The Ignatian traditions of "finding God in all things" and the promotion of justice shape our commentary. Founded in 1909 by the Jesuit order and directed today by Jesuits and lay colleagues, America is a resource for spiritual renewal and social analysis guided by the spirit of charity.
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
A voluntary association, ACCU was founded in 1899 by 53 delegates from Catholic colleges throughout the United States. Since then, the association has grown fourfold to represent more than 90 percent of accredited Catholic institutions of higher learning in the United States, plus approximately two dozen international universities. ACCU’s principal purposes are to help member institutions strengthen their stated Catholic mission and to foster collaboration among Catholic colleges and universities.
Association of Latin American Jesuit Universities (AUSJAL)
AUSJAL is the counterpart to AJCU in Latin America. A voluntary organization that assembles 31 Jesuit-sponsored universities in Latin America, AUSJAL’s mission is to encourage the integral formation of students, support faculty development, and strengthen the academic quality of the universities, with the goal that such Christian inspired institutions encourage justice and social productivity in Latin America.
Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official international humanitarian agency of the U.S. Catholic community. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas by promoting human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies; and, serving Catholics in the United States as they live their faith in solidarity with their brothers and sisters around the world. As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, CRS works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not creed, race or nationality.
Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good
Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good promotes public policies and effective programs that enhance the inherent dignity of all, especially the poor and most vulnerable. [Their] work is inspired by Gospel values and the rich history of Catholic social teaching as they inform pressing moral issues of our time. [The Alliance accomplishes] goals through public policy analysis and advocacy, strategic media outreach, and engaging citizens in the service of the common good.
Committee for Education Funding
The Committee for Education Funding (CEF) is the largest education funding coalition in the United States; AJCU serves as an executive committee member. CEF is organized exclusively for nonprofit, educational and charitable purposes to promote the social welfare through the cooperation of concerned individuals, educational institutions, associations and other organizations working towards the common goal of achieving adequate federal financial support for all levels of our nation’s educational structure -from pre-school through post-graduate study –both public and private.
Commonweal is an independent journal of opinion edited and managed by lay Catholics. Commonweal’s mission is to provide a forum for civil, reasoned debate on the interaction of faith with contemporary politics and culture. Read by a passionate audience of educated, committed Catholics, as well as readers from many other faith traditions, Commonweal presents well-argued, respectful points of view from across the ideological spectrum. In an often contentiously divided Catholic church and secular culture, its status as an independent, lay-run journal of opinion encourages conversations that can be difficult in other settings.
Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education
Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education is the publication of the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education. The goal of the publication is to strengthen the Jesuit identity of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Each issue is written to stimulate the campus dialogue – through departmental discussions or faculty symposiums – on the pursuit of various ideals.
Creighton University Online Ministry
The Creighton Online Ministry website is produced by the Collaborative Ministry Office at Creighton University. Highlights of the website include: daily reflections; an online retreat (notably, offered in nine languages); the Stations of the Cross; a weekly guide for daily prayer; audio retreats; and Creighton student daily reflections.
Education for Justice Web Project (Initiative by the Center of Concern)
The Education for Justice Web Project was created by the Center of Concern to help teachers, social action directors, parish members, campus ministers, and others in leadership roles to meet the challenge of sharing Catholic Social Teaching and bring greater awareness to social justice issues. Through all of the materials available on the website, the center of Concern seeks not only to introduce Catholic Social Teaching to a wider audience but to help deepen the knowledge of this essential element of faith and to help develop solidarity with all those in the global community who are suffering and oppressed.
Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities (FADICA)
FADICA is a network of private foundations and donors supporting Catholic-sponsored programs and institutions. FADICA's mission is to enable its members to be informed, involved and effective in addressing church needs by their philanthropy. FADICA accomplishes this mission through ongoing education, fostering the exchange of information and experience, commissioning research, building a spirit of fellowship and shared faith, facilitating occasional joint funding ventures, and promoting interaction with Catholic leadership.
Gregorian University Foundation
The Gregorian University Foundation was established in the United States in 1972 to raise the urgently needed funds for scholarships, academic chairs, libraries and capital improvements for the Pontifical Gregorian University Consortium. The Pontifical Gregorian University Consortium in Rome is the international citadel of ecumenical scholarship, Biblical research and advanced theological education for the Catholic Church. It has been entrusted to the Society of Jesus by a succession of Popes since the first school of the consortium was founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola.
The Heartland Delta network is a collaboration of the 12 Jesuit colleges & universities within the five Midwest and Delta provinces in the US. This regional group developed from a commitment among the national network of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities to cultivate their common Jesuit identity. Heartland Delta recognizes that American Jesuit Higher Education today thrives on the dedication of lay people committed to the Jesuit educational mission. The Heartland Delta network aims to foster the Ignatian spirituality and values that root Jesuit higher education, with a special concern for lay-Jesuit cooperation and mutual leadership.
Ignatian Colleagues Program (ICP)
The Ignatian Colleagues Program is a national program designed to educate and form administrators more deeply in the Jesuit tradition of higher education so that they may better articulate, adapt, and advance Ignatian mission on their campuses.
Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN)
The Ignatian Solidarity Network promotes leadership and advocacy among students, alumni, and other emerging leaders from Jesuit schools, parishes, and ministries by educating its members on social justice issues; by mobilizing a national network to address those issues; and by encouraging a life-long commitment to the “service of faith and the promotion of justice.”
International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS)
The mission of the IAJBS is to enhance the ability of business school deans and administrators to lead in the creation and transmission of scholarship and knowledge that will prepare students for the profession and vocation of business leadership in a global economy.
International Jesuit Association of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Universities & Schools
The mission of the ISJACHEM is to enhance knowledge among the departments of chemistry and chemical engineering at Jesuit universities and technical schools across the world, and to increase collaboration in all fields in order to improve the preparation of professionals in the fields of chemistry, environmental studies and related subjects.
Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins (JC:HEM)
Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins (JC:HEM) is an initiative of the Society of Jesus that brings Jesuit higher education to those at the margins of our society. It draws on the rich and centuries-long Jesuit tradition of higher education and mobilizes the resources of the Jesuit worldwide network of educational institutions.
Jesuit Conference USA
The Jesuit Conference of the United States office in Washington, DC provides liaison staffing among the nine Jesuit provinces in the United States, various national associations and the Society’s international headquarters in Rome.
Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal
Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal (JHE) is a scholarly online, open-access journal. An initiative of Regis University, JHE is scholarly and peer reviewed, and focuses on the development, advancement and critique of higher education in the Jesuit tradition. The Journal provides publishing opportunities for faculty and scholars at Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. JHE hopes to support a new online community of scholars and scholarship in Jesuit higher education.
Jesuit MBA Network
In 1996, a group of MBA directors and administrators from Jesuit and Jesuit-friendly universities decided to work together to promote the many benefits of graduate Jesuit business education. The result was a network of 30 schools that includes some of the most revered names in business education. The collective resources of these schools provide students and alumni with a unique competitive advantage in making a difference in their education, career, and in the world.
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS)
The mission of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS) is to accompany, serve and advocate for the rights of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons. JRS works in more than 50 countries worldwide to meet the educational, health, social and other needs of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons. JRS services are made available to refugees and displaced persons regardless of their race, ethnic origin, or religious beliefs.
Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
JSEA is a membership organization that serves all of the Jesuit high schools in the continental United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. JSEA initiates programs and provides services that enable its member schools to sustain their Ignatian vision and Jesuit mission of educational excellence in the formation of young men and women of competence, conscience and compassion.
Jesuit University Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN)
The Jesuit University Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN) is a partnership led by faculty, staff and students at Fairfield University, Fordham University and Georgetown University. Members of the network aim to raise awareness on Jesuit campuses of the meaning of humanitarian response and its implications for the Jesuit ideology of “men and women for others.” They also aim to train student leadership teams at Jesuit institutions to develop effective campus responses to humanitarian crises, both domestic and international.
Jesuit Vocation Office
The website for the Jesuit Vocation Office is sponsored by the Maryland, New England and New York Provinces of the Society of Jesus. The site features general vocation information, spiritual readings, background information on the life of Saint Ignatius, and specific news on regions and provinces.
Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC)
The Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) offers women and men an opportunity to work full-time for justice and peace. Jesuit Volunteers are called to the mission of serving the poor directly, working for structural change in the United States, and accompanying people in developing countries. JVC supports organizations that provide direct service to people who are poor and marginalized by placing volunteers at schools, non-profits, and other sites around the world.
Journal of Jesuit Business Education (JJBE)
The Journal of Jesuit Business Education (JJBE) is the peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE). The journal is dedicated to the distribution of scholarly work and commentary with a focus on the distinctiveness of business education in the Jesuit tradition.
In October 2000, the 28 AJCU institutions sent delegations to the inaugural Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education Conference at Santa Clara University. Since then, campuses have worked to strengthen the justice tradition that is a hallmark of Jesuit education. Justice Web features information on justice initiatives at the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, as well as news on upcoming national Justice conferences.
Office of Federal Student Aid
The website for the Office of Federal Student Aid (an office of the U.S. Department of Education) provides publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help students prepare and pay for college or career school.
Pray-as-you-go, produced by Jesuit Media Initiatives (sponsored by the Jesuits in Britain), provides you with daily prayers, reflections and music to download on your iPod or other MP3 player.
Student Aid Alliance
The Alliance is a coalition of 77 higher education organizations, including AJCU, that work together to support federal funding for student financial aid. The Student Aid Alliance supports a package of proven student aid programs (including Pell Grants, federal student loans, campus-based programs, etc.) to help students achieve their higher education goals without excessive debt.
Xavier University's Jesuit Resource Guide
Xavier University's Jesuit Resource Guide is a repository of publications, online seminars, daily reflections, etc. for Jesuit education and Ignatian spirituality gathered and developed by the faculty and staff of Xavier's Center for Mission and Identity.
Xavier University's Jesuit Resource Guide