Carlow University, rooted in its Catholic identity and embodying the heritage and values of the Sisters of Mercy, offers transformational educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners and empowers them to excel. Carlow University is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, and it is named after Carlow, Ireland. Carlow University has a unique, rich, and interesting connection to Ireland through through the founding Sisters of Mercy.
Guided by the mission, history, and traditions of Carlow University and its founders and sponsors, the Sisters of Mercy, the Social Justice Institutes at Carlow University aim to facilitate systemic change by informing practice and educating for social justice. The SJI will support the University’s strategic plan by serving as an incubator for faculty research, providing opportunities and securing partnerships for community-based learning, and serving as a conduit for community engagement.
THE GRACE ANN GEIBEL INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. The Grace Ann Geibel Institute for Justice and Social Responsibility develops approaches that advance knowledge in an effort to challenge systemic oppression locally, nationally, and internationally, by engaging students, faculty, staff, and community in research education, and outreach.
THE WOMEN OF SPIRIT® INSTITUTE. The Women of Spirit® Institute informs practice in communities through public scholarship/programming. Programming involves leadership and advocacy training, as well as public education and outreach.
THE CENTER FOR YOUTH MEDIA ADVOCACY. The Center for Youth Media Advocacy empowers teens to express their own voices, with a focus on education reform and improving the school environment, through the identification and analysis of the problems and the creation and distribution of high-quality media to advocate for change.
THE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGED LEARNING. The Center for Community-Engaged Learning provides Carlow University students with the opportunity to apply disciplinary knowledge to contemporary social problems through partnerships with local nonprofits.
Main CampusPittsburgh , Pennsylvania, United States Campus Website0 - 5,000 on Campus100,000 - 250,000 residents in PittsburghLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
Carlow University is a private, liberal arts university in Pittsburgh. Offering small classes, on-site and online programs, and generous financial aid, we provide an exceptional education within a compassionate community rooted in the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy.