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Mission Statement

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality education and training that promote success for those we serve.


Institutional Commitments

As a comprehensive community and technical college, Southern is committed to providing:

  1. Developmental and pre-college level education for those who lack the necessary academic background for direct entry into college-level courses.
  2. Programs of study leading to the associate in arts and the associate in science degrees which can be effectively transferred and applied toward the baccalaureate degree.
  3. Programs of study in career and technical fields leading to a skill-set certification, certificate degree and/or the associate in applied science degree for entry into the workforce.
  4. Workforce development, continuing education and training programs that support the needs of employees and employers and serve as a mechanism for economic development.
  5. Support services that assist students in achieving their education and training goals.
  6. Community interest programs and activities that promote personal growth and cultural enrichment.

 

Approved June 18, 2013
Southern WV Community and Technical College
Board of Governors

 

 

Vision Statement

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will be the higher education leader in West Virginia and the region. Southern will provide the leadership necessary to help West Virginia grow and prosper into the twenty-first century. Southern will be the hub around which all education and training/retraining efforts will turn. The College will act as the catalyst for economic development and change in the region. Southern will establish proactive partnerships which include education, business, industry, labor, government, community and cultural organizations, as well as other leaders to achieve regional goals. Southern will become a model of academic excellence, scholarship, creativity, innovation, and cooperation impacting the educational opportunities and economic growth of the region.

Reviewed and reaffirmed October 13, 2011
Southern WV Community and Technical College
Board of Governors

Our Core Values

We will accomplish our mission by:

  • Achieving excellence in education and service.
  • Exhibiting integrity in all that we do.
  • Collaborating and communicating actively with others.
  • Being committed in word and deed.
  • Imparting passion and compassion to our every task.
  • Leading by encouragement and support of lifelong learning.
  • Embracing change through bold actions.
  • Being creative and innovative at all levels.
  • Initiating opportunities for the community.
  • Celebrating success.

Reviewed and reaffirmed October 13, 2011
Southern WV Community and Technical College
Board of Governors