Pennsylvania Highlands Community College strives to be a community of learners where every student, employee and community member is respected and supported. The College is deeply committed to the following values:
Creating a student-centered environment where individuals are challenged, encouraged and supported to achieve their educational, professional and personal goals as well as develop a spirit of intellectual curiosity and a commitment to lifelong learning.
QUALITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
Establishing performance standards throughout the institution, developing measures to document effectiveness along with a commitment to continuous improvement in pursuit of excellence. Integrity and Ethics- holding each member of the organization to high professional and personal standards. These principles are also embodied in the Statement on Professional Ethics adopted by the College’s Faculty.
COLLABORATION AND COLLEGIALITY
Informing and involving members of the College community in discussion and problem solving at all levels in an atmosphere marked by civility and cordiality conducted with respect for personal and professional differences remembering as well the value of humor and humility.
RESPONSIVENESS TO DIVERSE AND CHANGING COMMUNITY NEEDS
Developing innovative and creative responses to the region’s dynamic economic, workforce and social needs based on interactions with all segments of the community.