ASEC Partnership with Marywood UniversityLocation: USA
Start Year: 1999
Marywood University is one of ASEC's eight founding institutions and offers online programs for HESA students studying at:
- The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya
- University of Kisubi, Uganda
- Zambia Catholic University.
The HESA program, especially the online-onsite model, serves sisters who are commonly considered "non-traditional." Sisters entering the Marywood online-onsite cohorts average age is 39 years, with a range of 21 years to 65 years.
Sisters often choose the online-onsite model in order to continue serving in their ministries throughout their online studies. Many Marywood online-onsite students are teaching in schools and studying simultaneously. Time management is essential to their success and is a skill explicitly taught at HESA Workshops.
Read about Marywood University in the 2020 HESA Phase II Online-Onsite Cohorts Evaluation Report (PDF)
Marywood University is associated with ASEC founding congregation, the Sisters Servants of Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM).