"The goals of Catholic education go beyond education for production, professional competence, technological and scientific competence: they aim at the ultimate destiny of the human person, at full justice and holiness born of truth."
- Pope John Paul II
An education that claims to be Catholic must have as its goal three aims:
As a Catholic college community, Elms College and its faculty, administrators and staff members must continue to create an atmosphere that engages students in the great moral issues of our time. In doing so, we will create a value-centered environment that benefits both society and the individual.
Class of 2014
“It took me from wanting to teach in a private school to working in the inner city.”
We are a private Catholic coeducational liberal arts college founded in 1928 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield, Massachusetts. Elms College is located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, and grants associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.