Southeast Community College is in the second year of Strategic Plan 2020-2024: Paving the Path to Possible.. The strategic plan is the foundation for all facilities, budget and instructional planning underway at the College. This page provides some background and will include status updates as they become available on the 2020-2024 plan.
The mission of Southeast Community College is to empower and transform the diverse learners and communities of
southeast Nebraska through accessible lifelong educational opportunities. The College provides dynamic and
responsive pathways to career and technical, academic transfer, and continuing education programs that contribute to
personal, community, and workforce development.
Southeast Community College seeks to transform and empower its diverse learners for
fulfilling careers, life-long learning, and community and societal advancement. The College
is committed to ongoing intellectual, financial, and strategic investment in its infrastructure
and all phases of its operations.
The College is dedicated to creating destinations and the highest quality learning climates
through permanent, innovative, modern, virtually linked, sustainable, and collaborative
facilities and green spaces. SCC will ensure its open-access mission is celebrated and
realized through inclusivity, respect, and compassion toward the diverse views and ideas
of its various student populations and constituents. The College will work collaboratively
and courageously with its higher education partners, employers, and local and state
officials to address Nebraska’s skilled worker shortage and the need for everyone to have
affordable access to the life-changing benefits of higher education. SCC will utilize valid and
dynamic data to respond to local and statewide needs to strengthen the College’s diverse
communities and economies.
SCC strives to be a national leader in developing high-contact technical and academic
experiences through personal and sincere relationships with engaged and invested faculty,
staff, and administrators. These personal connections will be coupled with intensive
learning opportunities through co-curricular involvement, research, volunteerism, and
public service. SCC’s commitment to student transformation intentionally encompasses the
development of essential life skills, including reflective thinking, resiliency, and emotional
Commitment to the highest level of performance in all facets of the College’s programs,
services, and operations through effective investment and support of all assets.
Continuous pursuit of fulfillment of mission, vision, and goals through transparency and
ethical practices in all College operations.
Commitment to proactive discovery and application of emerging concepts and technologies,
and promotion of the respectful challenging of ideologies and practices to cultivate creativity,
alternative viewpoints, and opportunities for ongoing discovery and intellectual growth.
Promotion of opportunities and advancement for a diverse and dynamic student, employee,
and community population through the creation of a positive, compassionate, and reflective
Commitment to our students, employers, and communities through investment in resources
to fulfill the College’s mission, vision, and goals, and responsible management of human,
physical, and financial resources.