DCB catalog 2020-22

11 • Liberal arts education provides students the knowledge and tools to continue their education, to serve as good stewards of the environment, and to function as responsible citizens. • Career/technical education provides students with the knowledge and skills required to succeed by utilizing natural, human, and technological resources. • Distance delivery provides students increased access to education and career opportunities. • Community education provides diverse life-long learning experiences. • Support services provide opportunities for individual growth and success. • Campus activities provide for interpersonal development. • Campus outreach provides area schools and groups access to college resources. • Workforce training and development provides the human resources for economic development. • All programs provide a greater understanding of human diversity. Dakota College at Bottineau’s curricula, programs, and services take students beyond nature and technology and leave them with an ethic of concern and care for the natural world. Vision “Dakota College at Bottineau is rooted in the past and grows towards the future by combining the best from the Past, Present, and Future to provide students with innovative educational opportunities. The campus will emphasize a knowledge and appreciation of Nature , implement a rapidly changing Technology , and prepare students to go Beyond and improve the quality of life.” Core Values • Student Centered: Dakota College at Bottineau values students, considers their needs and interests, and makes sincere efforts to respond positively to those needs and interests. • Excellence: Dakota College at Bottineau community members take pride in their work and strive for academic and professional excellence. • Learning: Dakota College at Bottineau values innovation and quality as it serves the learning needs of its various constituencies. • Respect and Responsibility : Dakota College at Bottineau acknowledges, understands, and supports the rights of others to express their ideas. Individual responsibility is integral to civil discourse, which enables meaningful learning experiences and informed decisions. • Diversity : Dakota College at Bottineau supports and embraces diversity, which enriches the quality of the learning experience. Goals and Priorities • Provide quality experiences. • Ensure student success. • Use resources effectively History and Mission