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  Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission:

We partner with students in imagining, believing, and achieving their goals.

Vision Statement:

We commit to providing relevant learning by responding to evolving student and community needs.

Values:

  • The individual
  • Learning
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Community

  

 Strategic Commitments (2010-2014)

  1. Student Access

    MCC provides students with diverse pathways to learning.
  2. Student Success

    MCC partners with students in the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and values.

  3. Teaching Excellence

    MCC delivers quality instruction that enables students to develop critical thinking, creativity, and personal/professional responsibility.

  4. Valuing People

    MCC fosters a climate of trust, respect, and responsiveness in all professional relationships.

  5. Operational Excellence

    MCC demonstrates excellence as a steward of the public trust in the management of its resources.

  6. Innovative Leadership

    MCC encourages both innovation and calculated risk-taking to create opportunities for student success.

  7. Community Leadership and Partnership

    MCC builds strong alliances with our students, our communities, and other institutions to improve the quality of life for those we serve.

  8. Continuous Improvement

    MCC develops and continuously reviews programs, procedures, and services to support a dynamic learning environment.

 

 

 Common Student Outcomes

Communication

On completion of their course of studies, successful students should be able to:

  • Construct effective written communication that conveys accurate, concise and complete information to a specific target audience while observing the conventions of grammar, sentence structure, punctuation and spelling.
  • Construct and deliver a clear, well-organized, verbal presentation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize oral, written and listening skills to effectively interact with others.

Critical Inquiry

On completion of their course of studies, successful students should be able to:

  • Formulate solutions to problems by using analytical reasoning, which would include:
    • identifying a problem or argument
    • isolating facts related to the problem
    • differentiating facts from opinions or emotional responses
    • generating possible solutions to the problems
    • predicting consequences

Intra/Interpersonal Responsibility

On completion of their course of studies, successful students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to plan, organize, manage, and successfully complete projects within defined time lines.
  • Collaborate effectively with others toward the accomplishment of common goals.

Quantitative Reasoning

On completion of their course of studies, successful students should be able to:

  • Perform a variety of basic mathematical operations.
  • Interpret and apply statistical information in various forms.

Information Literacy

On completion of their course of studies, successful students should be able to:

  • Use current technology to access information.
  • Evaluate the quality of information sources.