GOAL 4 - REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

SGSC WILL COLLABORATE WITH ITS COMMUNITY AND REGION THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF PARTNERSHIPS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES. THESE PARTNERSHIPS WILL RESULT IN THE STRENGTHENING OF SGSC’S ACADEMIC PROGRAMS, STUDENT SUCCESS RATES AND ECONOMIC HEALTH OF THE REGION.

1. Identify and inventory current engagement with existing education, legislative and community partners and assign a college representative to serve as a liaison between SGSC and the respective partner. All liaisons will be assigned by the end of year one of the strategic plan.

2. Identify and establish two new community partnerships per year and assign a college representative to serve as liaison between SGSC and the respective partner.

3. Using relationships established (1) and (2) above, increase the number of internships by 10 percent per year for years two-five of the strategic plan.

4. Train faculty (see Talented Faculty/Staff #8) to develop academic, community-based service-learning courses and have 10 percent of the curriculum so designated by year five of the strategic plan.

This goal is supported by the following units: 

Academic and Student Affairs

Campus Police

Enrollment Management

Institutional Advancement

Fiscal Affairs & Administration

Human Resources 

Information Technology