Cisco College - Abilene Educational Center717 E Industrial Blvd, Abilene, TX 79602
Mission: The mission of Cisco College is to provide high-quality learning opportunities that promote student success in an ever-changing global environment. Cisco College seeks to encourage life-long learning and enhance the quality of life in the communities it serves by maintaining an open-door admissions policy and providing a comprehensive array of learning, service, and life experiences that will motivate and challenge students. In order to meet the needs of a diverse constituency, the College offers a variety of programs and courses in academic higher education, workforce development, and personal growth development. Faculty participate in continued professional development with a commitment to research and innovation as a basis for curriculum development. Associates degrees designed for transfer to a university, associates degrees and certificates designed for direct entry into the workforce, and opportunities for job skills continuing education and personal life enrichment are all a part of the dynamic offerings found at Cisco College. Support services complement the focus on learning and assist the faculty in helping students pursue their educational goals at Cisco College. Developmental studies designed to help students prepare for college-level course work and a variety of student success programs are instrumental in providing students with a strong foundation for achieving their goals. As a member of the Texas state system of publicly supported institutions of higher education, Cisco College provides the educational programs and supporting activities prescribed by the Texas Legislature, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the Cisco College Board of Regents. The College seeks to be effective in accomplishing its mission by employing an institutional effectiveness program of learning, assessment, planning, evaluation, and improvement activities. Mission and Vision Goals: Offer Life-long Learning Opportunities: Offer high-quality, life-long learning opportunities in academic transfer programs, career and technical programs, continuing workforce development, developmental college-preparatory course work, faculty and staff development, and personal enrichment. Focus on Students: Focus on students through caring and responsive faculty and staff and through support services that promote access, opportunity and student success. Provide a Life-long Learning Environment: Provide an environment with appropriate facilities, resources, and staffing that support the life-long learning mission of the college. Enhance Quality of Life: Initiate programs, activities and opportunities that enhance quality of life, encourage tolerance for diversity, engage in the service of others, and partner with the community to meet various educational needs.