Fr. Briceno's theological background gives him the tools necessary to foster a human, intellectual and spiritual sense in the students' lives. At the Core Curriculum he motivates students to develop critical thinking while discussing the most important questions in life while using various philosophical and theological authors. Questions such as: Is there a meaning to suffering? What do we know of the divine or transcendent? How do we understand the just, the right, the call to do good? What is love?, and other important questions are used to foster critical thinking.
Besides having this philosophical and theological knowledge, Fr. Carlos is passionate about languages and cultures. His ability to manage English and Spanish has giving him the creativity and eagerness to teach his native tongue, Spanish. Fr. Carlos loves to teach students not only to think critically but also to understand, speak and learn how to communicate in Spanish.
Finally, Fr. Carlos earned his Doctorate in Higher Education and Administration in 2021. This achievement has helped him to understand the importance of teaching, methodology, curriculum, and assessment. He conducted researched on the Relationship between student grades and student evaluations of professors and its impact on faculty practices.
- Ed.D. in Higher Education and Leadership. Saint Peter’s University, Jersey City, NJ December, 2021
- Ed.S. Catholic School Education Leadership, Management and Policy Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ May 2017
- M.Div. (Masters in Divinity), Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ May 2012
- Dissertation: The Relationship Between Student Grades and Student Evaluations of Professors and its Impact on Faculty Practices.
- Inducted into the International Honor Society in Education Kappa Delta Pi, Saint Peter's University, Jersey City, NJ. March 21, 2019