Mission, Vision, and Values

Statement of Role and Scope

The college implements its mission through a clearly defined set of programs, services and partnerships that include:

College-Level Credit Programs

The college serves approximately 16,000 credit students annually through courses leading to associate degrees, diplomas and/or certificates in Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Technology, Information Systems Technology, Nursing and Public Service.

Corporate and Continuing Education Programs

The college provides professional and career training and development through open enrollment and customized courses to approximately 30,000 individuals from the community, and from businesses, industries, and governmental and health agencies. The college also offers self-supporting, noncredit activities for personal enrichment.

Student Development Programs and Services

The college offers programs and services to enrolled and prospective students and alumni to increase their success and enhance their potential for personal, educational and professional growth. The college increases student access to higher education through recruitment, developmental education, financial services, counseling and career services, and evaluation and support services.

Economic Development Programs

The college promotes the economic vitality of the region by providing a sustainable workforce for new and expanding industries and technology transfer to developing companies. The college proactively seeks to promote business growth and regional prosperity.