Goals | Pierpont C&TC

Goal - Position Pierpont as a year-round, flexible, responsive college

Strategic initiative: Modify our infrastructure to fulfill our mission

  • Establish selected Pierpont student services staff and space for credit and non-credit students
  • Investigate and evaluate tools for the assessment of readiness for online learning

Goal - Strengthen Pierpont’s engagement throughout our service area

Strategic Initiative: Pilot and assess county outreach projects

  • Increase Regional Academic and CTE enrollment events
  • Develop long range program plans for MTEC expansion facility & NCWV CTE/CTC Consortium

Goal - Commit Pierpont to a Culture of Completion

Strategic Initiative: Build retention resources and services

  • Implement Degree Works auto-graduation, auto-program of study, and auto-progress systems.
  • Launch a Pierpont advising center that integrates career and placement services

Goal – Complete a Pierpont Facility Master Plan

Strategic Initiative: Coordinate facility planning with FSU

  • Complete final planning and funding for operation of ATC to begin in July 2015
  • Develop a 10 year Master facilities plan

Goal - HLC Accreditation

Achieve reaccreditation and improve academic quality/consistent course content

Goal - Commit Pierpont to a Culture of Completion

Strategic Initiative: Build retention resources and services

  • Establish a Testing Center for incoming Pierpont/FSU students.
  • Secure continued funding for Math/Writing Center serving Pierpont/FSU students.
  • Fund career counseling and financial aid staff at North Advanced Technology Center.
  • Develop program options to reduce the number of students not declaring a major.
  • Increase resources for faculty and staff professional development.
  • Expand student internship opportunities and participation.

Complete the Pioneer Pathways Quality Initiatives as required for accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

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