Centers & Institutes
The Mount's centers and institutes are faculty-led research and service initiatives designed to foster the Mount's mission and values to the internal and external communities through research, advocacy, and programs.
Our Centers and Institutes
Catholic and Dominican Institute
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.
Center for Adolescent Research and Development (CARD)
The Center for Adolescent Research and Development (CARD) is a clearinghouse for research initiatives that include the psychological, social, cultural, educational, and health-related issues endemic to contemporary adolescents and young adults.
Center on Aging and Disability Policy (CADP)
The Center on Aging and Disability Policy (CADP) promotes an interdisciplinary perspective dedicated to excellence in research and scholarship in the field of gerontology.
Center for Cybersecurity
The Center for Cybersecurity provides program guidance and oversight to our Cybersecurity major and concentration; brings expert speakers to campus; provides cyber defense resources to the campus and the community; and more.
Collaborative for Equity in Literacy Learning (CELL)
The Collaborative for Equity in Literacy Learning (CELL) offers services to parents and teachers of students PreK-12, and provides research in reading and writing processes and instruction.
Desmond Center for Community Engagement and Wellness
The Desmond Center for Community Engagement and Wellness is dedicated to bridging the gap between Mount Saint Mary College and the Newburgh community. Its purpose is simple yet significant: to provide health, wellness, educational, and professional services for underserved individuals and families in the local area, including the uninsured.
Teaching and Learning Cooperative (TLC)
The Teaching and Learning Cooperative (TLC) at Mount Saint Mary College promotes the professional development of faculty who embody the College’s commitment to academic excellence and bridges the gap between the technical and the pedagogical.