Mission

Our Mission

Villa Maria College, founded by the Felician Sisters, provides students a rigorous and enriching educational experience. Offering academic programs with a broad core curriculum, the College transforms and empowers students to realize their intellectual, creative, professional, and spiritual potential. Inspired by a welcoming Catholic tradition and a dynamic Franciscan spirit, Villa Maria College offers individual attention and fosters compassion, justice, peace, respect for human dignity and a commitment to service.

Mission Integration

Mission integration simply means living out the mission at both the organizational and individual levels. Our Mission Integration Committee directs activities related to integrating the mission at the organizational level. The committee plans and coordinates experiences that encourage the participation of our College community in living out our mission.

Mission Matters Newsletter for Faculty & Staff

Campus Ministry, Mission & Service Scholarship

The mission of the Campus Ministry Mission & Service Scholarships is to provide unique, rigorous, and rewarding educational experiences for students with a demonstrated commitment to community service and spiritual development through both curricular and co-curricular offerings, and to enhance the mission and core values of the College.

Full time students in one of the colleges associate or baccalaureate degree programs are eligible to apply. First-time Freshmen students who apply to Villa Maria College and have a cumulative 80% or above academic average in high school are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Current and transfer students are required to have a 2.50 college GPA or above to apply. For initial admission into this program, students must complete an application and write an essay detailing their commitment to community service and to their spiritual development. The applicants will then be interviewed by someone from the Campus Ministry or Mission Office. The decision on who will receive these scholarships will be made by personnel from these offices in consultation with staff from admissions and financial aid.

Learn more and apply here

Learn More About Villa's Mission

Don Monnin, Vice President for Mission
Vice President for Mission

Dr. Donald Monnin

[email protected] • 716.961.1840 • Bio

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