Arrupe Scholars Program for Social Action
The Arrupe Scholars Program recognizes John Carroll University students for their significant commitment to two interrelated values of John Carroll’s mission: intellectual inquiry that demands critical thinking, and engaging in social justice and community service that leads to social action.

The Bishop Anthony M. Pilla Program in Italian-American Studies
Through its course offerings in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures, this program promotes the study of Italian and Italian-American literature, history, and culture.

Honors Program
The Honors Program is intended to benefit students of high ability, encouraging you to expand and amplify your educational experience, to integrate your learning, to seek and respond to intellectual challenge, and to think critically and clearly.

Program in Applied Ethics
The Program in Applied Ethics supports program development and related activities in the area of applied ethics. Among its goals are increasing awareness of, reflection on, and campus-wide conversations about contemporary ethical and social issues. To this end, the program encourages an interdisciplinary approach to ethics that seeks to include all interested faculty, students, and other members of the University community.