Vision, Mission and Values
Laramie County Community College empowers our community of learners to achieve their personal, academic and professional goals by providing a collaborative teaching and learning environment.
Laramie County Community College engages minds, inspires individuals, transforms lives, and strengthens communities through the power of learning.
Those who teach, learn, and work at Laramie County Community College shape the core values that direct our mission and achievements. These values guide our decisions and behaviors as we seek to meet the changing needs, aspirations, and goals of the college and the community.
We value academic excellence and an educational climate that stimulates intellectual, professional and personal development. We commit to offering access to a wide variety of educational programs, services and opportunities. We embrace instructional and technological innovation and creativity to maintain a vital and growing educational environment. We promote high aspirations and achievement for all members of the college community as they strive for excellence.
We expect and consistently stand for integrity, ethical behavior and personal responsibility. We actively embrace and courageously fulfill our mission through honest, fair and caring professional relationships.
We advocate and respect diverse viewpoints, perspectives, cultures and values. We adhere to the principles of academic freedom and free speech. We protect the exploration of ideas and encourage inquiry by students, faculty and staff. We believe in open, honest interpersonal interactions. We affirm the human element in education through tolerance and inclusiveness, acknowledging that mentoring motivates, supports and encourages excellence.
We listen to both individuals and corporate members of the community and value their input and support in shaping programs and services. Our success is measured by the quality and timeliness of our response and service to the community.
Laramie County Community College defines diversity as that quality of its physical, social, cultural and intellectual environment that embraces the rich differences within the multiplicity of human expression and characteristics, including but not limited to: age; culture; ethnicity; gender identification and presentation; health status; language and linguistic ability; life experiences; nationality; political viewpoints; race; religion; sexual orientation; socioeconomic status; veteran status; and mobility, sensory or perceptual ability.
Diversity is a key to excellence in education. Laramie County Community College is committed to enriching the lives of its students, faculty, staff and community by providing a diverse campus where the safe exchange of ideas, knowledge and perspectives is an active part of learning.