Community Colleges of Spokane
Excellence | Access | Achievement | Stewardship | Respect
To develop human potential through quality, relevant and affordable learning opportunities that result in improved social and economic well-being for our students and our state.
Community Colleges of Spokane transforms lives and uplifts humanity, inspiring students to
lead communities, build the nation and enrich the world.
Spokane Community College
Spokane Community College offers educational opportunities in college readiness, workforce training, and university transfer that meets the needs of the
diverse communities we serve. We are committed to student success through active learning, dynamic relationships, and supportive environments.
The college has identified four core themes to further define the mission which are used evaluate mission fulfillment.
SCC's professional technical certificate and degree programs are industry standard, preparing students for entry level positions in their discipline.
Students enrolled in Academic Transfer courses are well prepared and successful as they transfer their coursework and/or Associate degrees in pursuit of
the next step in their education plan.
College Readiness programs meet the needs of students and prepare them for college-level courses while empowering them to succeed academically, personally,
Students are provided with the opportunity to succeed in a supported environment that enhances individual and professional growth through academic, personal
and professional development.
Spokane Community College is where students transform their lives and attain their goals, enriching our communities.
Student Success, Excellence, Accessibility, Inclusiveness, Collaboration, Mutual Respect, Responsiveness, Life-long Learning
Spokane Falls Community College
Spokane Falls Community College meets the needs of our community by advancing student achievement through quality, accessible learning opportunities that embrace
diversity, promote equity, and foster global awareness.
We fulfill our mission through five core themes:
SFCC faculty, students, and administration commit to excellence in instruction and learning.
SFCC provides students with the tools and opportunities to achieve their goals.
SFCC opens access to all students through a variety of teaching methods, modalities of instruction and services, and locations.
Diversity, Equity, Global Awareness
SFCC advances diversity, promotes equity, and prepares students to live responsibly in an increasingly global civilization.
Responsiveness to Community Needs
SFCC meets the changing needs of our community stakeholders through collaboration and innovation.
SFCC is an educational leader and partner with the community and region in providing flexible, responsive programs of the highest quality. Our faculty and staff are
dedicated to student success, cultural enrichment and lifelong learning in a student-centered environment that encourages personal and professional growth.
Academic Excellence in which both the learner and teacher are responsible for the learning that reflects intellectual vitality, curiosity,
creativity, and rigor.
Academic Freedom in which we recognize freedom of speech, expression and ideas as well as the rights of students, faculty, and staff involved in
intellectual inquiry in the development of knowledge.
Collaboration in governance and working collegially in partnerships which recognize the synergy resulting from broad participation and valuing
- Diversity in our students, faculty, staff and community in the belief that it enriches our learning and growth.
- Personal Excellence which reflects integrity and caring in the entire work of the college.
Respect for each other in recognition of diverse life experiences and the promotion of collegiality based on the belief in human rights and the
dignity of each individual.
- Student Success enhanced by our comprehensive support services designed to help students succeed.
- Environmental Stewardship through which we demonstrate our respect and responsibility for the natural environment.