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President John Sbrega's Goals & Objectives for Fiscal Year 2015

Strategic Goal A: Successful Students 

  1. Vision Project: College Participation/College Completion
    1. Increase overall enrollment (credit and noncredit) by three percent.
    2. Increase the number of 2015 graduates by more than one percent to strengthen the Six-Year “Achieving the Dream” Success Rate.
    3. Establish a new center in downtown Taunton which incorporates all credit and noncredit services and consolidates all operations in one place.
    4. Reduce student time in developmental courses.
      1. Strengthen completion rate for developmental English by two percent by incorporating lessons learned through developmental math re-engineering.
      2. Implement pilot for GPA-based mathematics placement testing.
    5. Establish or expand bridge programs between noncredit training and degree credit.
  2. Vision Project: Closing Achievement Gaps
    1. Assess persistence rates by demographics to explore solutions to increase completion.
    2. Implement an engagement/retention program coupled with mentoring of African American male students to raise the persistence rate by two percent per year in the next two years (by 2016).
    3. Increase the number of minority students in STEM and Healthcare programs by three percent.
  3. Vision Project: Workforce Alignment
    1. Create career pathways to encourage students to enter STEM fields.
  4. Vision Project: Student Learning
    1. Strengthen system for granting credit for Prior Learning.
    2. Pilot Prior Learning Assessment Tool for all students in CATCH Institute.
    3. Implement three academic and career pathways.
    4. Create two new academic programs of study.

Strategic Goal B: Sustainable Growth and Change 

  1. Increase by 35 percent the College’s energy consumption from renewable resources.
  2. Institutionalize and continue assessment of College Preparedness System and Federal and State compliance reporting and programming.
  3. Increase private funds raised by five percent.
    1. Expand and strengthen the Foundation’s relationships with alumni and with employees.
  4. Launch “Transforming Bristol Community College” fundraising campaign to equip new Health and Science building.
  5. Explore and adopt ways for users to better access data needed for decision-making.
  6. Audit and set priorities for space and staffing needs.
    1. Complete strategic space use plan for Workforce Education Institute on Davol Street.
  7. Implement a robust information security program and build awareness and compliance with users.

Strategic Goal C: Engaged Campuses 

  1. Vision Project: Preparing Citizens
    1. Expand Service-Learning (academic-related community work) into more experiences to increase Service-Learning by 20 percent.
    2. Expand international education opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.
  2. Vision Project: Support Vision Project and College priorities in College messaging
    1. Strengthen BRCC identifying messages that reflect the College mission at all sites.
  3. Establish college-wide effort to focus on retention and recruitment.
    1. Launch and implement a substantive online presence that strengthens and supports enrollment and retention and engages College community in content development.
  4. Establish Multicultural Student Center services and programming, and link them with retention and recruitment.
  5. Create college-wide diversity initiative aimed at engaging faculty, staff, and students in changing College culture.
  6. Build and implement a broad-based, robust planning effort to prepare for the College’s 50th anniversary.

Strategic Goal D: Strong Partnerships 

  1. Position the Workforce Education Institute as the one-stop access point for all College services.
  2. Expand Corporate Education and Training revenues by 10 percent.
  3. Continue implementation of statewidecost-savings identified in Partnership for Advancing Cost Efficiencies (PACE).
    1. Take lead on collaborative statewide effort to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprint.
    2. Implement collective purchasing contracts and information security systems negotiated through PACE.
    3. Explore unified student information system implementation.
  4. Expand career pathways between noncredit and credit areas.

 FY15 Goals and Objectives (.PDF)

Contact Details

President's Office
Fall River Campus
Phone: 508.678.2811, ext. 2184
Location: D210a

Event Calendar

Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 04:00:00 GMT

Book Advances (8/10/2015 - 9/25/2015)


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Placement Testing-Taunton-Thursday, September 3, 2015-13221 (9/3/2015)


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Financial Aid Workshop - Attleboro (9/3/2015)


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