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BC3 Mission, Vision, & Goals

Mission Statement

BC3 is dedicated to providing affordable and accessible education, training and enrichment opportunities responsive to the needs of the communities we serve. The College is committed to fostering a supportive, student-centered environment that values integrity, diversity and excellence.


BC3 will become a regional institution of higher learning.

The College will be recognized for:

  • Excellence in teaching and learning,
  • Affordable, responsive and innovative programs,
  • Leadership in workforce development, lifelong learning and public safety,
  • Improving the quality of life for the communities we serve.




The college will enhance the quality of life by providing programs, courses, activities, and events that will meet the needs and interests of the community. It will do so by focusing on:


Student Success

Comprehensive support services that will enable students to achieve academic success..



Effective academic innovations that will engage diverse learners as partners in the teaching and learning process through pedagogy and assessment that advance student success.


Employee Development

Professional development opportunities that will promote the welfare of employees.


Physical Environment

Providing a safe, secure, accessible and pleasant campus environment for all faculty, staff, students and visitors while on BC3 campuses.


Fiscal Responsibility

Practical business solutions that demonstrate fiscal responsibility.



Timely and transparent communication, as needed, for internal and external audiences.


Continuous Improvement

Regular evaluation and improvement of services.


Community Service

Responsive programs to support community needs for workforce development, lifelong learning, and public safety.



Butler County Community College • 107 College Drive • Butler, PA • 16002
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mailing address: PO Box 1203 • Butler, PA • 16003-1203

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