La Consolacion College Bacolod

Vision, Mission & Graduate Attributes

Vision & Mission Statements

We are a Christ-centered, Augustinian, and Marian educational community dedicated to creating a more sustainable world.

LCCB is committed to providing the community with:

  • accessible, relevant and advanced curricular programs that promote life-long learning towards fulfilling careers;
  • empowering and enriching avenues to conduct responsive research to push the frontiers of new knowledge; and
  • meaningful experiences of the universal compassion of Christ through services and programs with the last, the least, and the lost.

Institutional Graduate Attributes

IGA 1 – Christ-centered
An LCCian recognizes that Christ is present in each person. As such, he/she:

  • recognizes the centrality of Christ in his/her life;
  • manifests love for Christ by loving others as he/she loves himself or herself;
  • strives to live a life following the example and teachings of Christ;
  • has a personal relationship with God that is nurtured and nourished by dedicating a regular time for prayer and personal reflection on one’s daily encounter with God;
  • appreciates and actively participates in the school’s religious and spiritual formation activities;
  • supports actions that foster the common good and calls out behaviors that harm life; and
  • promotes the building of a harmonious Augustinian community through respect, dialogue, and collaboration in the example of the Holy Trinity.

IGA 2 – Restless Searcher for Truth
An LCCian understands that he/she is an embodied spirit with an inner longing which can only be satisfied by God who is the Truth. As such, he/she:

  • continually searches for the meaning and purpose of one’s life in light of one’s vocation as a person who is created in the image and likeness of God;
  • is not driven by the pursuit of power, social recognition, or material goods;
  • engages neither in gossip nor in the crafting and propagation of fake news;
  • has the capacity for deep listening to the Interior Teacher who is Christ through reflection and contemplation;
  • takes the time to meditate and contemplate on the Sacred Scriptures;
  • welcomes the views and opinions of others without imposing one’s personal views; and
  • is aware of one’s limitations and the need to continually study and reflect.

IGA 3 – Globally Competent
An LCCian possesses knowledge, skills, and values which meet the demands of the profession locally, nationally, and globally. As such, he/she:

  • is creative and innovative;
  • communicates effectively (both oral and written) in at least one international language;
  • can skillfully plan and execute tasks demanded by the industry;
  • is confident in interacting and collaborating with people regardless of gender, social and economic status, culture, and age;
  • uses knowledge and skills learned to generate new ideas or questions for further inquiry;
  • employs critical thinking in analyzing situations and dealing with problems;
  • has basic knowledge and competence in doing research; and
  • is aware of the interrelationships of local, national, and global contexts and trends.

IGA 4 – Nation-Builder
An LCCian is fully aware of his /her rights, duties, and responsibilities as a citizen of a sovereign nation. As such, he/she:

  • actively promotes peace and reconciliation at home, in the classroom, and in the community;
  • respects and follows the rules, regulations, ordinances of the school, local community, and the country;
  • serves the community by initiating activities which foster progress;
  • supports or initiates activities that promote equality and justice;
  • practices personal discipline in the conduct of day-to-day activities;
  • knows, understands, and takes pride in the history, geography, culture, and heritage of his/her country; and
  • is aware of the need for ad-intra (within the country) and ad-extra (with other countries) collaboration for the growth and sustainable development of one’s country.

IGA 5 – Service-Oriented
An LCCian understands that human strength and talents are gifts from God that need to be placed in the service of others for the flourishing of humanity. As such, he/she:

  • practices servant leadership in the example of Christ;
  • serves the family, the school community, and the society without expecting anything in return;
  • practices loving and compassionate acts, especially for the last, the least, and the lost;
  • initiates or actively participates in the outreach/service learning programs of the department, school, or community;
  • manifests a spirit of volunteerism;
  • is aware that cooperation and collaboration would lead to greater productivity; and
  • finds inner joy in serving the family and the community.

IGA 6 – Responsible Steward
An LCCian recognizes that the earth and its goods are gifts from God which have been entrusted to human persons. As such, he/she:

  • expresses gratitude through the selfless sharing of one’s goods with others, especially with those who are in need;
  • uses personal goods and the school property with care;
  • avoids actions which contribute to the destruction of Mother Earth;
  • participates actively in activities which foster the flourishing of God’s creation;
  • refuses and calls out practices that lead to the destruction of Mother Earth;
  • understands the principle of “limited goods” and as such reduces one’s needs and wants and practices the reusing and recycling of material goods; and
  • actively promotes individual and communal responsibility in the care and concern for natural and man-made resources.

IGA 7 – Culturally-Sensitive
An LCCian understands that the human person who is part of the global community also possesses a particularity. As such, he/she:

  • recognizes and respects subcultures in and outside the academic community (e.g., PWDs, LGBTQ, students with special needs, and indigenous peoples);
  • appreciates and celebrates one’s culture;
  • recognizes the limitations of one’s culture;
  • does not look down on the culture of others;
  • is willing to learn from and embrace the good practices in other cultures;
  • manifests interest in and acceptance of the culture and traditions of foreign groups; and
  • uses inclusive language and consciously avoids the use of words or expressions which are offensive to other cultures and subcultures.