Portrait of a Graduate

Collaboration

Our students:

  • Honor and leverage strengths to build collective commitment and action.
  • Enrich the learning of both self and others.
  • Seek, contribute, and respond to feedback to achieve collective outcomes.
  • Elicit diverse perspectives and contributions.

Communication

Our students:

  • Articulate thoughts and ideas effectively using oral, written, and nonverbal communication skills in a variety of forms and contexts.
  • Listen effectively to decipher meaning, including knowledge, values, attitudes, and intentions.
  • Use communication for a range of purposes and audiences (e.g. to inform, instruct, motivate, and persuade).

Critical Thinking

Our students:

  • Understand the "bigger picture" and propose solutions that are mindful to the impact they may have on other parts of a system.
  • Consistently improve the quality of one's own thinking by skillfully analyzing, assessing, and reconstructing.
  • Applies disciplined thinking that is clear, rational, open-minded, and informed by evidence.

Global Citizens

Our students:

  • Value and embrace diverse cultures and unique perspectives through mutual respect and open dialogue.
  • Demonstrate personal, civic, social, local, and global responsibility through ethical and empathetic behaviors.
  • Contribute and take action to make the world a better place.

Problem Solving

Our students:

  • Identify, evaluate, and prioritize solutions to difficult or complex situations.
  • Implement and reflect critically on a solution.

Technology Literacy

Our students:

  • Leverage appropriate tools to consume, create, communicate, and connect.
  • Adapt to constantly evolving tools and appropriately integrate into daily life.
  • Act with an understanding of the ethical, legal, and humanistic behavior surrounding the access and use of technology and human-machine interaction.