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About PCC

Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Mission

The mission of Pratt Community College is maximum student learning, individual and workforce development, high quality instruction and service, and community enrichment.

Vision

Pratt Community College will be recognized as a center of excellence for higher education.


Core Values

Pratt Community College is committed to the success of its students, the institution and its service area. The following values, of equal weight and importance, are stated as a guide to Pratt Community College present and future operations in the performance of its mission and supporting functions

Quality Learning

To foster a community of well-prepared learners who can successfully meet the demands of advanced study or entry-level employment. To provide both personal and professional development opportunities for the college's employees.

Integrity

To be fair, honest and objective in all PCC internal and external practices.

Customer Service

To provide the highest quality of customer service by delivering personal, individualized attention, and anticipating and responding to all customers' needs in a possessional, polite and prompt manner.

Collaboration and Teamwork

To Value the contributions of internal constituents - Board, administration and employees, working to achieve common goals and celebrating accomplishments. To develop mutually beneficial objectives and relationships with the community, business and industry.

Innovation

To use creative, mission-driven approach, capitalizing on existing resources, to develop new growth opportunities and continuously improve internal operations.

Fiscal Viability

To maintain financial responsibility with all resources entrusted to Pratt Community College.

Diversity Statement

Pratt Community College respects, values and celebrates the diversity of our students, faculty, staff and the communities we serve, believing that diversity enriches the educational experience.

Enrollment

Enrollment stability is fundamental to Pratt Community College remaining a dynamic, student-centered institution. Enrollment stability will occur when Pratt defines in measurable terms the value it wants to create for its students and other stakeholders, including the intended outcomes. Setting and achieving enrollment goals will drive student success and support fiscal viability as well.


Institutional Aims

Student Success

To foster a community of well-prepared learners who can successfully meet the demands of advanced academic study or entry-level employment.

Enrollment Stability

Enrollment stability is fundamental to Pratt Community College remaining a dynamic, student-centered institution.

Financial Viability

To maintain financial responsibility with all resources entrusted to Pratt Community College.


Common Learning Outcomes

The college's learning assessment program focuses on evaluating the attainment of sixteen Graduate Profile Competencies by our students. Four competencies are considered core competencies and must be demonstrated by every graduate. The four core competencies are:
 

  1. Read, comprehend and analyze written materials
  2. Express oneself in grammatically correct and logically written English
  3. Perform quantitative mathematical computations
  4. Acquire, interpret and evaluate information and data and solve problems