Our Vision, Mission, Goals, and Values

VISION

Creating a premier educational gateway to economic and cultural vitality.

MISSION

To provide the educational programs and services of a comprehensive community college that respond to our diverse community needs and empower lifelong learners to participate in a global society.

GOALS
  • Promote student learning, access, and success through continuous improvement and innovation of our educational programs and services.
  • Advance workforce and economic development of the community.
  • Utilize physical, financial, and human resources in an accountable and effective way.
CORE VALUES
  • Collaboration – We foster partnerships, connections and collegiality.
  • Diversity – We reflect in our employees and processes the cultural awareness and inclusion embraced by the communities and individuals we serve.
  • Excellence – We exceed stakeholder expectations with unwavering commitment to high quality.
  • Integrity – We support our actions and reactions with a pledge that everything we do is consistent, ethical, honest, transparent and with demonstrated accountability.
  • Learning – We are committed to continuous improvement as individuals and as an organization.
  • Stewardship – We are committed to the optimal and sustainable use of our human, fiscal, and physical resources.
  • Success – We facilitate student achievement by providing quality services that support educational programs taught by highly competent faculty.

 

Revised by the Board of Trustees – November 8, 1999
Revised by the Board of Trustees – October 15, 2001
Revised by the Board of Trustees – March 10, 2003
Revised by the Board of Trustees – May 17, 2004
Revised by the Board of Trustees – August 8, 2005 (grammatical corrections)
Revised by the Board of Trustees – January 11, 2010
Revised by the Board of Trustees – February 13, 2012
Revised by the Board of Trustees – January 13, 2014