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'''Saint Katherine College''' is a liberal arts and sciences college in its formational stage, to be located in Encinitas, California, United States.  Saint Katherine College is an independent college closely associated with the Orthodox Christian Community.
 
 
 
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'''Saint Katherine College''' is a non-profit Orthodox Christian college of liberal arts and sciences located in [[w:Encinitas, California|Encinitas, California]], United States. 
  
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The College is a private, non-profit undergraduate institution of liberal arts and sciences that focuses on integrative teaching in classical core subjects in addition to instruction in major-specific requirements. The College is authorized by the California Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education (BPPE) to award Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees in ten majors. A flexible interdisciplinary studies program allows students to develop their own concentration.
  
The College will focus its integrative teaching in the core subjects of Composition, English Language and Literature, Foreign Language, U.S. Government and History, Economics, Mathematics, and the Sciences in addition to instruction in degree major-specific requirementsApplications will be accepted beginning July 2010, for the semester beginning August 2011.
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The college athletic department which began in Spring 2013 now supports 11 teams of SKC "Firebirds" including men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball, and men's baseballThe majority of the student population are student athletes with Orthodox Christian students comprising approximately 18% of the total student body.
  
 
The College emphasizes teaching and research—with relevance to the practical world and Christian witness as guiding principles:  ''Inquiry Seeking Wisdom''. College programs will encompass several academic disciplines and degree-granting programs, as well as interdisciplinary collaborations, laboratories, and programs whose work cuts across traditional departmental boundaries. These aims are realized in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society. Saint Katherine College is independent, coeducational, and privately endowed and admits students of all religious and faith backgrounds.
 
 
Saint Katherine College offers degree programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science  (BS) degrees in Art, Biological Sciences, Chemistry  and Biochemistry, Economics, English Language and Literature, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Music, Philosophy, Public Policy, and Theology.
 
  
 
==Vision==
 
==Vision==
  
To increase knowledge to benefit humanity and advance scholarship to enhance our understanding of that knowledge.
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To provide a balanced education in the liberal arts & sciences, founded and rooted in the life of the Orthodox Christian Tradition- Inquiry Seeking Wisdom.
  
==Mission==
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==Church Affiliation==
  
We accomplish our Vision by integrating an Orthodox Christian witness in all of our educational and research programs and in our service to the community at large.
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The College is an independent institution of higher education that is closely associated with the Orthodox Christian community. There are approximately 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide committed to the undivided Christian faith as revealed in Holy Scripture, the Nicene Creed, and the historic texts and Ecumenical Councils of the Christian Tradition. The College has received the blessings and encouragement of the western Orthodox Christian hierarchs who serve on the Board of Directors on a rotating basis. The President serves on the Theological Education Committee of the [[Assembly_of_Canonical_Orthodox_Bishops_of_North_and_Central_America|Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America]].
  
==Church Affiliation==
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==SKC Press==
  
The College community is independent, but it is closely associated with the Orthodox Christian community. There are approximately 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide committed to the faith as revealed in [[Holy Scripture]], the [[Nicene Creed]], and the historic texts and [[Ecumenical councils]] of the Orthodox Christian Tradition.
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By publishing serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs from a range of Christian perspectives, Saint Katherine College Press participates in the discovery and dissemination of ''inquiry seeking wisdom'', which is the central purpose of the College. The publications of the Press are the Saint Katherine Review and books and other materials that further scholarly investigation, advance interdisciplinary inquiry dialogue, stimulate public debate, educate both within and outside the classroom, and enhance cultural life. The Press is committed to increasing the range and vigor of intellectual pursuits within the College and the community at large.
  
==SKC Press==
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==Religious Life==
  
By publishing serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs from a range of Christian perspectives, Saint Katherine College Press participates in the discovery and dissemination of ''inquiry seeking wisdom'', which is a central purpose of the College. The publications of the Press are the Saint Katherine Review and books and other materials that further scholarly investigation, advance interdisciplinary inquiry dialogue, stimulate public debate, educate both within and outside the classroom, and enhance cultural life. The Press is committed to increasing the range and vigor of intellectual pursuits within the College and the community at large.
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Several weekly offerings including worship services in Saint Katherine chapel.  Students are encouraged to attend regular services at a church of their choice and participate in the life of local church communities. Students participate in a wide variety of service-learning and philanthropic projects.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Latest revision as of 06:30, June 13, 2014

Saint Katherine College
Saint Katherine College Logo
Established 2010
Type Private / Independent
Emphases Liberal Arts & Sciences
Affiliation Orthodox Christian
President|Founder Frank Papatheofanis, MD, PhD
Location San Diego, California, USA
Website [1]

Saint Katherine College is a non-profit Orthodox Christian college of liberal arts and sciences located in Encinitas, California, United States.

The College is a private, non-profit undergraduate institution of liberal arts and sciences that focuses on integrative teaching in classical core subjects in addition to instruction in major-specific requirements. The College is authorized by the California Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education (BPPE) to award Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees in ten majors. A flexible interdisciplinary studies program allows students to develop their own concentration.

The college athletic department which began in Spring 2013 now supports 11 teams of SKC "Firebirds" including men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball, and men's baseball. The majority of the student population are student athletes with Orthodox Christian students comprising approximately 18% of the total student body.


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Vision

To provide a balanced education in the liberal arts & sciences, founded and rooted in the life of the Orthodox Christian Tradition- Inquiry Seeking Wisdom.

Church Affiliation

The College is an independent institution of higher education that is closely associated with the Orthodox Christian community. There are approximately 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide committed to the undivided Christian faith as revealed in Holy Scripture, the Nicene Creed, and the historic texts and Ecumenical Councils of the Christian Tradition. The College has received the blessings and encouragement of the western Orthodox Christian hierarchs who serve on the Board of Directors on a rotating basis. The President serves on the Theological Education Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America.

SKC Press

By publishing serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs from a range of Christian perspectives, Saint Katherine College Press participates in the discovery and dissemination of inquiry seeking wisdom, which is the central purpose of the College. The publications of the Press are the Saint Katherine Review and books and other materials that further scholarly investigation, advance interdisciplinary inquiry dialogue, stimulate public debate, educate both within and outside the classroom, and enhance cultural life. The Press is committed to increasing the range and vigor of intellectual pursuits within the College and the community at large.

Religious Life

Several weekly offerings including worship services in Saint Katherine chapel. Students are encouraged to attend regular services at a church of their choice and participate in the life of local church communities. Students participate in a wide variety of service-learning and philanthropic projects.

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