Florida Keys Community College | 2007-08 Catalog

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Mission and Goals

Mission Statement : Vision : Diversity Statement : Equity Statement : Accreditation

Mission Statement

Enriched by its unique island location, Florida Keys Community College provides student-center post-secondary degrees, life-long learning opportunities, and work force development initiative which enhance the educational, economic, recreational, and cultural environment of the Florida Keys.

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Vision

The College will be the premier educational and cultural center of the Florida Keys.

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Diversity Statement

Florida Keys Community College is committed to assisting students in understanding the contemporary context in which they live and work, a world characterized by a rich diversity of cultures and experiences. Most Florida universities and many universities in other states have implemented a Diversity requirement. Students should see their Counselors for further information and guidance regarding this requirement. Diversity courses offered by FKCC have been identified in the Associate in Arts Degree curriculum. Courses marked with an (M) have an International or Multicultural emphasis.  Courses marked with a (D) emphasize Diversity within the United States or, more generally, within the Western experience.

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Equity Statement

Florida Keys Community College is committed to providing  equal access/equal opportunity. The College does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, sexual orientation, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, or disability in admission to, or employment in, its education programs or activities. FKCC complies with the Florida Educational Equity Act and with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Inquiries concerning application and implementing regulations may be referred to the College’s Equity Coordinator, Joanne Dinkel, Office 1512, Human Resources, 5901 College Road, Key West, Florida, 33040, (305) 809-3504 or to the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.

Florida Keys Community College complies with Federal and State laws on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you anticipate the need for any special assistance or accommodation in any aspect of college life, please contact the Office for Students with Disabilities (305) 809-3196 or 809-3237, or in Office of Advising Services at 5901 College Road, Key West, FL 33040.

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Accreditation

Florida Keys Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, Telephone (404) 679-4501, to award the associate degree.

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