Mission and Values

Our Mission

Mitchell Community College, a learning-centered institution, provides affordable, high-quality educational and training programs and services to meet the changing and diverse lifelong learning needs of a multi-culturally diverse citizenry who live and work in a global society.

Our Purpose

Mitchell Community College commits its resources to:

  • Provide associate degree, diploma and certificate programs to meet the pre-service and in-service workforce development needs for industry, business, government and service occupations.
  • Provide associate degree programs for the first two years of academic courses leading to baccalaureate and professional degrees.
  • Provide each student the opportunity to develop the skills and values necessary to succeed in college.
  • Provide student development services including admissions, financial aid, counseling, career planning, job placement, testing and student activities.
  • Provide educational opportunities to meet the professional, personal, and cultural needs of the community.
  • Serve the adult population with basic education and salable skills; to enhance personal development through general and continuing education.

Our Belief

The faculty, staff and administration of Mitchell Community College are committed to the philosophy of the comprehensive community college. We believe:

  • The student is the focal point of all efforts of the college.
  • We are a college community that respects diversity and is supportive of individual achievement.
  • We have a responsibility to enhance the social, civic, cultural, and economic development of the community and the global society.
  • We have a responsibility to enhance the quality of life of the community.
  • The door of opportunity for learning should be open to all who seek personal and professional development.