fulfill its mission and purposes, the college has identified the following
major, institutionwide strategic directions:
comprehensive, continuous, strategic, and operational planning system which
maximizes internal resources, seeks external resources and funding in
support of planned programs, assures accountability in all systems, and is
opportunity and access to education for all who can benefit while reaching
out to underserved populations within the community.
electronic information, learning resources and computing technologies for
student and community access to aid in teaching, support efficient
management functions and facilitate student learning.
instruction and student support services while encouraging new alternative
methodologies and delivery systems.
collaborative approach to student progress in which faculty, staff and
students mutually create opportunities for learning and working based on
prioritized student needs and relevant, timely information.
with business, industry, schools, and community agencies for the purpose of
developing and maximizing communitywide economic and employment
opportunities and engaging in cooperative problem-solving.
clean and pleasant surroundings for teaching, learning and working while
encouraging pride and shared responsibility for the working environment
among all students and staff.
collegial climate which supports open communication, maintains trust,
encourages the development of staff potential, and takes pride in individual
and group accomplishments.
atmosphere which encourages cultural diversity, fosters multicultural
experiences, respects human rights, and understands the interdependence of
all people and groups.
service-oriented culture in relationships with students and community
residents which provides personal, courteous, helpful responses to those
seeking information about programs and services.
integral role in the cultural life of the community.
leadership in the community in matters relating to education and the public