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MISSION STATEMENT
Florida Keys Community College is an open-access,
educational institution dedicated to serving the intellectual,
diverse, cultural, and occupational needs of the Florida Keys
as well as the global community. The college is committed to
student-centric academic programs and services, workforce
development, continuing education, diverse partnerships,
electronically delivered instruction, and sustainable practices
that prepare students for personal success and responsible
citizenship.
VISION
FKCC will be a leader in quality education, innovative learning
and a unifying force within the community.
INSTITUTIONAL GOALS
1.
Uphold a student-centered environment that promotes
excellence in teaching and effective learning
2.
Engage the Keys community to strengthen relationships
and develop identified programs and services
3.
Foster a sustainable, healthy, and productive
organizational environment focused on achieving the
college’s mission
4.
Promote the college and its unique offerings throughout
the Keys and global community
COLLEGE-LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Florida Keys Community College strives to ensure that
its graduates who complete the core curriculum possess
the knowledge, skills and values associated with college-
educated individuals. A method for accomplishing this
is to assess general education, the core curriculum, each
semester to identify that graduates demonstrate proficiency
in competencies that are integrated within the academic
disciplines. In
These competencies include the ability to effectively
communicate, seek creative solutions to problems, exhibit
cultural awareness, and command basic technological skills.
Students who acquire proficiency in these areas have an
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