Welcome to the Journal of Vincentian Social Action.

JoVSA is published biannually, engaging the greater community in the service of the disadvantaged.

The journal provides a scholarly forum for those working to address community-defined needs; a forum where practical solutions are presented to address the plight of the disadvantaged and needy. Measurement and assessment of these efforts connecting action to outcome are a critical component ensuring positive results and real change in the lives of the disadvantaged.

JoVSA welcomes research articles, position papers, and conference proceedings. See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2 (2018) Journal of Vincentian Social Action

Front Matter



Case Study: Robin Hood or Criminal? The Case of a Bank Loan Officer
Vincent Agnello, Joseph F. Winter, and Hai Ta


New Partnering Opportunities for the Nonprofit Sector
Kathleen M. Wilburn and H. Ralph Wilburn

Journal of Vincentian Social Action and the International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference (IVBEC) Special Issue

This issue features articles from the 24th Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference (IVBEC), hosted by The Institute for Business and Professional Ethics at DePaul University in Chicago, IL – October 26-28, 2017.

IVBEC is sponsored by the U.S. Vincentian Universities: DePaul University, Niagara University, and St. John’s University.

The theme of the October 2017 meeting was: Business and the Common Good.