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Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

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Paideia

Interdisciplinary, Integrative & Intentional

Southwestern provides an educational experience that is interdisciplinary, integrative and intentional. We have chosen to call this approach to education “Paideia,” a word the ancient Greeks applied to an approach to education that was holistic in its scope and that prepared students for a life of productive citizenry.

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    Yoav Potash, director of ‘Crime after Crime,’ will be the featured speaker for the Howard-Crawford Lecture Series
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    Texas’ first institution of higher learning has been engaging minds and transforming lives since 1840. Throughout 2015, SU will celebrate its storied history and boundless future.
  • Community Engaged Learning Teaching Assistants are students who support the civic engagement pedagogy that is strongly applied at Southwestern by supporting a faculty member involved in community engaged learning.