Edward Waters College
In addition, the academic program at EWC embraces and places high value upon inclusivity and diversity and recognizes that students come to the College from a wide ranging and diverse array of backgrounds.
EWC AT A GLANCE
Edward Waters University will become a national model for a dynamic, globally diverse learning center community that champions academic excellence through innovative teaching and learning strategies under-girded by a spirit of servant leadership.
Edward Waters University is a Christian, Historically Black, urban liberal arts institution that offers quality academic programs. The University strives to prepare students holistically to advance in a global society through the provision of intellectually stimulating programs, and an environment that emphasizes high moral and spiritual values in keeping with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Edward Waters University seeks to develop excellence in scholarship, research and service for the betterment of humanity.
Our Core Values
Edward Waters University values sustain the principles of academic excellence, scholarship, research, and community service by exemplifying integrity and accountability in our scholarly and human service pursuits. We dedicate ourselves to sustaining values that uplift and ethical principles that edify as demonstrated by the following directives:
Ethics and doctrines predicated on the AME Church theology, “GOD our Father, CHRIST our Redeemer, MAN our Brother”.
Superiority, eminence, distinction, and quality in scholarship, leadership as a citizenship.
Embracing a burden of obligation to collective society, both the immediate as well as the global.
Dedication to addressing issues of public concern.
Fostering the concept of teamwork as a means to success.
Employing the Biblical tenant Matthew 7:12, “Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.”
Practicing proficiency, skill, and expertise in all that we undertake.
Creating a culture of erudition through a nurturing spirit.
Endeavoring to celebrate the uniqueness of all cultures with appreciation and understanding.
Cultivating within our students a thirst for education, a desire for higher level thought processes, and a willingness to persevere despite challenges.