Mission, Vision and
HCC strives to meet the diverse needs of
our community by providing high quality,
accessible, and affordable education and
services for a rapidly changing and globally
HCC will continue to be a catalyst for
educational, cultural, and economic progress
in the Roanoke Valley by anticipating and
responding to the needs of an evolving global
Integrity: We uphold the ethical standards of
truth, humility, respect, and fairness to all people.
Service: We actively support service to our
community through our participation and
collaboration in worthwhile community service
Continuing Learning: We value the process of
teaching and learning by maintaining a culture
of academic excellence in a student-centered
Collaboration: We promote the combined efforts
of all stakeholders in accomplishing our common
goals by fostering open communications and
strengthening our partnerships with our many
Accessibility: We provide pathways and support
to all who seek educational opportunities,
personal enrichment or a higher quality of life.
Innovation: We embrace new and creative
approaches to improve the quality of our
education and services for our community.
Diversity: We believe an appreciation of
differences adds to the richness of our students,
the learning environment and the personal
development of our entire community.
Accountability: We take responsibility for
continuous quality improvement, student success
and focused outcomes, serving the expressed
needs of our community, utilizing our fiscal and
educational resources wisely, providing quality
education and services by planning strategically
and making data-driven decisions.
Approved by the HCC Board of Trustees June 25, 2013