West Virginia Northern Community College’s mission is to provide higher education empowering individuals to achieve academic and career goals leading to a competent workforce which excels in a global economy.
The College responds to the educational, cultural and civic needs of the communities it serves by offering an accessible, safe, diverse, and high-quality learning environment.
WVNCC Vision Statement
As a leader in education, a catalyst for economic growth and as the provider of choice for workforce development, West Virginia Northern Community College is recognized and admired for being a community of learners who model integrity, mutual respect, partnerships, and a commitment to excellence and community service. We envision empowering students to take ownership of their education as the College expertly manages continued growth in conjunction with fiscal responsibility, engages and retains a diverse population of life-long learners, and produces graduates in unprecedented numbers. As this vision is attained, West Virginia Northern Community College deservedly will earn a regional, statewide and national reputation for best practices.
A Pledge to Students
We, the faculty, staff and administrators of West Virginia Northern Community College, reaffirm our commitment to our common mission:
Excellence In Teaching And Learning.
As members of an academic community, we pledge to unite to support the success of all who wish to learn
As faculty, we are a community of scholars who place a top priority on teaching, learning and advising.
As classified staff, we serve the students and the College by facilitating and enhancing the total educational process.
As administrators, we provide leadership for the development of students, faculty and staff; and we accept the responsibility for quality and accountability to the total development of the Upper Ohio Valley.
At Northern, the values of the college education and service take precedence over the values of wealth and status.
West Virginia Northern Community College, pursuant to the requirements of Titles IV,VI,VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Actof 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, does not discriminate against applicants, employees, or students on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age or national origin in its employment policies and/or educational programs or activities, including admissions to such. Inquiries concerning this policy should be directed to the Associate Dean of Campus Operations at an individual campus or to the Human Resources office (extension 8901).