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Perspectives on Respect

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

The Keepers of the Covenant seek to promote awareness and conversation in regards to the Maryville College covenant and its three tenants: Scholarship, Respect and Integrity. Through internal dialogue (on a personal and community level), we hope to ensure that we are aware of and living out the covenant in our daily lives. More than words in stone or on paper, the covenant is an expectation of the way in which members of our community should live. Our second installment of this article series promoting the covenant centers itself around the second tenant: Respect. Our covenant says the following on respect: “We commit ourselves to honor the worth, dignity, and freedom of ourselves and all creation, and to treat others as we wish to be treated.” At Maryville College, students sign to uphold the golden rule as they go...

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