College of Communication and the Arts

College of Communication and the Arts - About CoCA

title Mission and Vission Statements


COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION AND THE ARTS - Mission Statement

The College of Communication and the Arts' mission is to redefine education and to create an immersive pedagogy that will prepare students for active global and local engagement through scholarly research, experiential and problem-based learning.

College Vision Statement

Redefine education and create an immersive pedagogy through:

An expanding array of integrated media, art and communication practices;

A learning environment that blends disciplinary traditions and creative innovation;

Foster active global and local engagement through:

Media literacy;

Creative inquiry;

Considered risk-taking.

Cultivate scholarly research, experiential and problem-based learning through:

A pedagogy that combines tradition and innovation with theory and practice;

An immersive curriculum that equips students to create solutions for the unprecedented challenges of the twenty-first century.

A fully engaged internship and externship program that creates tangible outcomes and networking opportunities.



SCHOOL OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS - Mission Statement

The School of Visual and Performing Arts of The University of Toledo provides students with a learning environment that fosters creative scholarship and exploration. We embrace both innovation and the traditions of our disciplines. Through collaborative learning and artistic practice we prepare new artists, scholars and arts educators who will lead, challenge, and inspire.

Vision Statement

The College of Communication and the Arts defines itself as a distinguished leader in collaborative, creative and scholarly arts education–regionally and nationally. We will inspire our students to hold the arts in highest regard, to invest themselves in their education, and to be actively involved in creative inquiry and risk-taking.

We will champion the arts as relevant, critical, and essential to our contemporary lives. We will uphold artistic tradition and embrace creative innovation as vehicles for human transformation and cultural betterment.

 
Last Updated: 3/23/15