Mission & Goals

As a learning college, South Piedmont promotes and celebrates learning as the process that changes and improves lives. This applies to our students, employees, and the college itself. We are an organization in which people continually expand their ability to grow and learn.

SPCC is guided by a Strategic Plan that highlights this focus on learning through our Vision (what we want to be), Mission (who we are), Values (what directs our decisions), and Strategic Directions (what actions we will take to fulfill the Vision and Mission).

Our Vision

To be the premier community college of choice, offering a full complement of general education, transfer pre-majors, career and technical education, and workforce and economic development programming to prepare students to be productive citizens in the global community.

Our Mission

Learning, student success, and workforce and community development

We Value a Personal and Institutional Commitment to …

  • Affordable, quality access to excellent educational opportunities
  • Academic achievement and student success
  • Public and private partnerships
  • Lifelong learning
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Respect for individuals
  • Transparency through accurate and reliable communication
  • Integrity, accountability, and ethical conduct
  • Highest levels of financial stewardship
  • Responsiveness, adaptability, and flexibility
  • Innovation
  • Continuous improvement
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Diversity and inclusiveness
  • Sustainability
  • Extraordinary customer service