Shawnee Community College promotes student learning through the values of the community college concept, recognizing the uniqueness of each individual and the diversity of his/her needs. The college is dedicated to utilizing the resources of the institution to provide a comprehensive program to meet those diverse needs and improve the quality of life for each individual. Education is the key to preparing individuals to confront the economic, social, and multicultural issues of this century. The college takes pride in providing quality educational and training programs that incorporate the most recent technologies to meet the ever-changing needs of our students and district residents.Shawnee Community College is dedicated to providing quality, cost-effective, comprehensive programs to all individuals within the district and the region who can benefit from such activities. The college strives for continuous improvement through the evaluation of programs, institutional effectiveness, and through assessment of student academic achievement. The college maintains an "open-door" admissions policy, thus providing educational, economic, and community service opportunities to all, regardless of race, sex, religion, ethnic origin, marital status, handicap, or socioeconomic level.