University description (as per official university website)
The University Center of Lavras, seeks to guide their conduct in his motto - "Pro Deo et Homine" - which is to give glory to God through the promotion of honest human creature, with solidarity and love, because of their dignity, seeking always excellence in teaching, research and extension, the student the fundamental element in all these activities.
Taking as the creator, founder and later its first Rector Professor Canisius Ignacio Lunkes, the Foundation School of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Lavras installed, officially, its kept Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Lavras on December 1 1968, authorized on June 12 of that year.
On days 10, 11 and 12 December 1968 were held the first college entrance exams. On March 3, 1969, began running regularly. In 1969, then worked in the College School Our Lady Aparecida. In 1970, the premises of the College of Our Lady of Lourdes, and during the years 1971 and 1972, the Institute Gammon. On February 22, 1973, acquired its own building, located at Rua Padre José Poggel, 506, Barrio Centenario, which runs today. On August 20, 1974, by Federal Decree No. 74,437, were recognized courses in the Faculty.
In 1976 he was made keeper in the transformation of the Educational Foundation of Lavras, abbreviation of FELA, and kept in the Faculty Higher Institute of Sciences, Arts and Humanities Lavras - INCA. On July 6, 2001, the governor of Minas Gerais has accredited the University Center of Lavras - UNILAVRAS, through Decree No. 41754, granting it autonomy and flexibility didactic-pedagogic and administrative, guaranteed by LDB (Law of Directives and Bases of Education ).
In 2006, he founded the Canisius College University Professor Ignacio Lunkes, with classes ranging from kindergarten to secondary school, thus achieved a major milestone in their educational planning.
We are committed to graduate professionals with technical excellence, social consciousness and humanistic vision, prepared for the market in any situation.
So is the UNILAVRAS, and our main challenge is to train for life.
QUALITY IN EDUCATION: A reality in UNILAVRAS
The issue of corporate excellence once joined in educational institutions. And the process is irreversible: each day there is growing awareness about the importance of professionalism in the management of this noble enterprise service that is education.
In 2002, a partnership was established with Sebrae-MG for the implementation of Total Quality in University Center, an action unprecedented in higher education institution in the state.
In the first phase, directors and section coordinators participated in a series of guidelines and activities for the knowledge, motivation and planning. From this first step, the respective strategies and action plans were then fixed.
The ultimate goal was to train teachers and staff in a homogeneous way, in order to strengthen a new culture focused on quality products and services. For new culture means changing attitudes, innovation and management procedures in short, a sum of efforts between the quality of teaching and professional organizations. Were fixed, so the basic values upon which the Unilavras is built, our motto (our reason for existence), our mission (our line of work) and our Vision of the Future, that is, what our goal as an institution of higher education.
QUALITY IN EDUCATION PROGRAM UNILAVRAS
Give glory to God through the promotion of honest human creature, with solidarity and love because of their dignity.
Building a better life, promoting human dignity through education.
OUR FUTURE VISION
Being a University recognized statewide as a center of excellence
- Commitment: dedication and responsibility.
- Ethics: honesty, respect, truth and consistency.
- Cooperation: to listen and team vision.
- Humanism: love of neighbor, ideal, tolerance, willingness to contribute to the formation of the human being and dignity.
- Pleasure, joy and motivation.