Members of the Philander Smith College faculty and staff are devoted educators in and out of the classroom. Faculty and staff members are committed to providing Philander students with significant scholarly and internship experiences. Many members of the faculty seek to involve students in their research and creative activities and encourage presentation of their scholarship at professional conferences. All faculty and staff understand the importance of quality academic advising, including advising students on prospective graduate programs and career opportunities. Philander faculty and staff members are dedicated to assisting students on a daily basis in there pursuit of a college education by providing support through co-curricular activities as well as formal and informal mentoring.