College Catalog 2014-2015

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Mission Statement


Daytona State College

Soaring to Success: Strategic Priorities and Initiatives

To fulfill its vision, carry out its mission, and live its values, Daytona State College has established the following strategic priorities and initiatives as the foundation for its future:

ENSURE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Offer quality educational programs that meet the academic and non-academic workforce needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond.

Ensure that academic programs align with local/regional workforce needs.Enhance teaching and learning with instructional technology.Strategically expand course and program offerings at regional campuses.

ENHANCE STUDENT SUCCESS

Increase student development and academic support to enhance student performance, engagement, and retention.

Increase academic success rates.Improve academic support services and programs to promote retention.Focus on essential learning outcomes: critical/creative thinking, communication, cultural literacy, and information/technical literacy.

BUILD COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Expand and create partnerships with business, community, and educational organizations that enhance the college mission and vision.

Expand regional partnerships with business and industry.Increase collaboration with secondary schools to recruit and help prepare students for college.Monitor and, when possible, help shape political and legislative actions that impact the college.

EMPHASIZE INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Ensure efficient and effective use of college resources (fiscal, physical, human, and technological).

Increase communication, interaction, and exchange of ideas throughout the college.Expand investment in technology infrastructure to support college operations.Promote a work environment where employees are empowered through shared governance.

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