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Mission, Vision, Values, & Ends

Vision

As a college of distinction, GRCC inspires students to meet the needs of the community and the world.

Mission

GRCC is an open access college that prepares individuals to attain their goals and contribute to the community.

Values

Excellence – We commit to the highest standards in our learning and working environment as we strive for distinction in all aspects of our work.

Diversity – We create an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person.

Responsiveness – We anticipate and address the needs of students, colleagues, and community.

Innovation – We seek creative solutions to problems through experimentation and adaptation.

Accountability – We set benchmarks and outcomes to frame our decision-making, measure our performance, and evaluate our results.

Sustainability – We use resources in responsible ways to achieve balance among our social, economic, and environmental practices and policies.

Respect – We treat others with courtesy, consideration and civility.

Integrity – We commit to GRCC values and take personal responsibility for our words and actions.

Ends

In all instances, the work to achieve these Ends will reflect our core values.

End #1:  Student Success Pathways

A student-centered experience will ensure GRCC students will learn the skills necessary to achieve their educational goals.

End #2:           Workforce Pathways

GRCC will provide prepared students for the workforce in our community and the world.

End #3:  Transfer Pathways

GRCC prepares students to transfer to the college or university of their choice.