Explore the WORLD at Russell Sage
WORLD, which stands for Women Owning Responsibility for Learning and Doing, is the newly redesigned general education program effective in academic year 2013-2014. The new WORLD sequence, combined with courses that meet at least three Women of Influence Learning Goals, and coursework in the student’s chosen major, are designed to work together to create a Woman of Influence ready to lead, succeed, and continue to learn.
WLD 401 Women Changing the World
Women of Influence
The Communicative Arts, including Writing, Listening, Observing, Speaking, and Presentation
Critical Analysis, Integrative Learning, and Research
Scientific and Quantitative Reasoning
Global, National, and Local Citizenship; Ethical Engagement
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence
Leadership, Teamwork, and Problem-Solving
Creative and Imaginative Thinking
Attention to the individual student’s growth
Strong, practical liberal arts & sciences foundation
Rigorous standards of achievement
Collaboration, teamwork, and leadership
Personal and social responsibility
Respect for, and engagement with, diverse peoples and perspectives
Active involvement in the community
Russell Sage VISION
Russell Sage College is recognized as one of the premiere women’s colleges in the country, distinctive for its reality-based education. Future-looking in its curriculum, Russell Sage graduates world-ready young women who are confident, articulate, and success-oriented.
Faithful to its original mission to prepare women to take their place in the world’s work, Russell Sage interprets that mission for the 21st century creating a living/learning community dedicated to the personal and intellectual growth of Women of Influence.
|Words of Wisdom|
As the words of Eleanor Roosevelt - a 1929 Sage honorary degree recipient - remind us:
"You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively;