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Mission, Vision & Core Values

Our Mission

Virginia Highlands Community College provides exceptional educational pathways to enrich lives and strengthen our communities.

Our Vision

Virginia Highlands Community College will be an educational institution of choice, empowering students, employees and community members to reach their fullest potential.

Core Values

At Virginia Highlands Community College, we value excellence, individual worth, a welcoming environment, accountability and achievement.

Educational excellence that furthers intellectual, creative, ethical and social development through a broad range of programs, professionally delivered and continuously evaluated with a focus on improvement.

Individual worth, focusing on the strengths, experiences, and perspectives of all people. We set aside personal preferences and focus on the best interest of our campus and local communities, which are strengthened in an environment of mutual respect and learning.

A safe, secure, and welcoming environment that cultivates a student-centered approach to service.

Accountability, accepting responsibility for our actions and accepting ownership for the results. We uphold the values of honesty, transparency, and integrity while remaining good stewards of the resources entrusted to us.

Achievement, recognizing that life-long learning provides individual empowerment, resulting in success and personal satisfaction. We are proud to be a life-changing institution that encourages a passionate pursuit of excellence.

You're Gonna Love Where You Go.TM
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