Centers and Institutes at Mount Saint Mary College share
resources and experience.
The Catholic and
Dominican Institute promotes the college’s Dominican heritage;
advances the Dominican charism of study and service; provides a
forum for discussion of contemporary ethical issues; and enhances
Catholic and Jewish dialogue. Guided by the college’s vision and
mission statement, the Institute welcomes persons of varied faiths
and acknowledges different religious traditions as essential to the
college’s intellectual and spiritual life.
The Center on Aging and
Policy, established in 2006 by Lawrence Force and Jeffrey
Kahana, promotes an interdisciplinary perspective dedicated to
excellence in research and scholarship in the field of gerontology.
The center is located in Aquinas Hall.
Center for Adolescent Research and Development is a
clearinghouse for research initiatives that include the
psychological, social, cultural, educational, and health-related
issues endemic to contemporary adolescents and young adults.
Established in August 2009 by center faculty Paul Schwartz, Frances
Spielhagen, Sarah Uzelac, and Amanda Maynard, the center is located
on the 3rd floor of the Villa.
The Collaborative for
Equity in Literacy Learningis located in the Division of
Education at Mount Saint Mary College. We offer services to parents
and teachers of students PreK-12, as well as researchers in reading
and writing processes and instruction.