Rigor: We expect the best in terms of effort, actions, and results.
“Our instruction demands academically, intellectually, and personally challenging learning experiences that promote student growth.”
Engaged Learning: We involve students in active learning processes.
“Our instruction encourages collaboration, exploration, discovery, and creativity.”
Critical Thinking: We strive to instill strong habits of mind.
“Our instruction promotes rational, skeptical, and unbiased analysis to develop the problem-solving and decision-making skills necessary for success.”
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity: We acknowledge all voices.
“Our instruction respects the diversity of our students, faculty, and community, inviting all to contribute and learn.”
Communication: We build relationships through civility and open dialogue.
“Our instruction fosters clear, timely exchanges of ideas and information by everyone in the learning process.”
Relevance: We pursue real-world knowledge.
“Our instruction cultivates life-long learning while staying current in employment skills and technological advances.”
Ethical Behavior: We uphold moral academic principles.
“Our instruction inspires students and faculty to conduct themselves with honor and integrity.”