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Mission

We serve the Eastern Shore of Virginia by meeting educational and training needs, creating an environment for student success, and preparing our students and ourselves for citizenship in a global society. By providing access to a broad range of academic, workforce development, and personal enrichment opportunities, we empower learners to improve the quality of life for themselves and their communities.

Our Goals Are:

  • To meet the educational and economic needs of our communities by providing access to responsive and affordable lifelong learning opportunities.
  • To promote and support student learning and success through exemplary instruction in a learning-centered environment.
  • To provide equitable access to learning resources and student support services for the college communities.
  • To offer students leadership opportunities and to prepare them for the challenges of an increasingly global economy and society.
  • To be a preeminent workforce development provider and to promote personal enrichment through continuing education.
  • To foster and advance significant and productive educational, economic, and cultural partnerships.
  • To provide the educational component of local economic and community development initiatives, in partnership with business and government agencies.
  • To recruit and develop well-qualified, dedicated, caring, and creative employees.

Our Vision Is:

To be an innovative, learning-centered community college recognized as a leader in education and as a vital link in the economic and cultural enrichment of our communities.