GRCC Strategic Plan - 2014 – 2017

End #1:  Student Success Pathways

A student-centered experience will ensure opportunities for students to learn the skills necessary to achieve their educational goals.

Strategy 1.1 Access and Inclusion- Improve services and outreach initiatives to students considering GRCC while creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all at GRCC.

CAP 1.1.1: Improve outreach and recruitment of new students

CAP 1.1.3:  Implement projects related to campus climate study to foster an inclusive, welcoming college

Strategy 1.2 Persistence and Completion – Provide college programs, resources and systems to support students in their educational pathway including the attainment of a credential.

CAP 1.2.1:  Student success in developmental education

CAP 1.2.3: Increase the readiness of students taking on-line courses

CAP 1.2.4: Reduction of financial barriers for students

CAP 1.2.5: Implement First Scholars Project: Increasing completion rates for first time/full time students

CAP 1.2.6: Implement college-generated graduation processes and procedures (CLOSED January 2016)

Strategy 1.3 Student Support – Improve support services to instill in students the skills necessary to be effective learners, citizens and individuals.

CAP 1.3.2: Create and improve student services for part-time, evening students

CAP 1.3.3: Provide additional student support for Latino students

CAP 1.3.4: Support an academic leadership program (Alpha Beta Omega) to support the success of the College’s most challenged students

Strategy 1.4 Student Learning - Improve student success through the creation, revision, and monitoring of curriculum and assessment.

CAP 1.4.1:  Implement institutional assessment of student learning

End #2: Workforce Pathways

GRCC will prepare students for the workforce in our community and the world.

Strategy 2.1 Knowledge and Infrastructure – Ensure that  resources, and infrastructure are effectively organized and consistently aligned to provide students and other stakeholders with an efficient, successful, user-centered system to promote the attainment of skills necessary to enter the workforce.

CAP 2.1.1:  Construct core competencies in workforce development

CAP 2.1.2: Increase use of labor market information forecasting

Strategy 2.2 Student Pathways – Provide expanded engagement opportunities for students related to work goals.         

CAP 2.2.1: Integrate all career and job placement service

CAP 2.2.2: Create and expand career learning experiences

End #3:  Transfer Pathways

GRCC prepares students to transfer to the college or university of their choice.

Strategy 3.1 Knowledge and Infrastructure -Ensure that college messaging, alignment with secondary and other post-secondary institutions, resources, and infrastructure are effectively organized to provide students and other stakeholders with an efficient and effective system to promote transfer.

CAP 3.1.2:  Improve GRCC’s infrastructure and ability to develop collaborative programs to enhance student preparedness for post-secondary education

CAP 3.1.3: Enhance transfer resources throughout the College 

Strategy 3.2 Student Pathways - Provide students with the experiences, preparation, and support necessary for successful transfer to a four-year college.

CAP 3.2.1 Integrate services for students on a transfer pathway