Strategic Themes and
STRATEGIC THEME I
HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXEMPLIFIES EDUCATIONAL
EXCELLENCE AND EFFECTIVENESS.
Ensure a learning-centered culture that fosters
Assess, improve, and advance program design, content,
and delivery of educational programs.
Assess, improve, and advance College policies,
procedures, and practices to promote successful teaching and learning.
Incorporate environmentally sustainable practices into
teaching and learning.
STRATEGIC THEME II
HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE SUPPORT
TO ADVANCE STUDENT SUCCESS.
Enrich support services for students throughout the
Provide students with the appropriate services to
enhance their marketability in career fields and/or ensure seamless
Create a campus climate where students enjoy high
levels of satisfaction with their college experience.
Enhance opportunities for personal development through
superior programs and activities for students.
STRATEGIC THEME III
HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE EMBRACES A DIVERSE CULTURE OF
Promote and sustain a welcoming environment that
Increase diversity throughout the campus population.
Broaden the global perspective of the campus
STRATEGIC THEME IV
HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENGAGES AND COLLABORATES WITH
EDUCATION, BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT, AND COMMUNITY.
Engage with business, government, education, and
community to review, develop, and improve College programs and
Create and enhance workforce development programs in
response to emerging labor market needs, such as those created by the
Base Realignment and Closure.
Coordinate higher education partnerships to provide
educational opportunities and economic development for the region.
Pursue opportunities for collaborative initiatives
through expanded relationships with K-12 educational partners.
Foster partnerships to enrich the cultural,
recreational, and lifelong learning opportunities offered by the
STRATEGIC THEME V
HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DEVELOPS RESOURCES AND
INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT ITS MISSION AND VISION.
Attract, develop, and retain talented, committed, and
Promote a collegial environment that values shared
governance and improves campus climate.
Maximize and expand financial resources.
Strengthen the College infrastructure to support
Strengthen the College-wide assessment of
Adopt and maintain technology appropriate to the needs
of the College.
Model environmentally sustainable practices.
STRATEGIC THEME VI
HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE ADVANCES AN UNDERSTANDING OF ITS
PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES.
Promote the College as a primary resource for the
Celebrate and promote the College community’s
successes internally and externally.
Improve the perception of the community college