About Us

Our Mission and Vision

Living up to the highest standards

The vision of Henderson Community College is:

To be the area's educational leader providing opportunities for personal growth, professional training, and cultural enrichment.

The mission of Henderson Community College is:

To partner with the community in assessing and providing educational, economic, workforce development, civic, and cultural programs that


  • Academic freedom, honesty, and integrity
  • Accountability
  • Community and collaboration
  • Diversity and cultural awareness
  • Innovation, access, and opportunity
  • Student success
  • Trust, respect, and open communication

Institutional Goals:

To fulfill its mission, the college has adopted five institutional goals to coincide with the KCTCS goals.  The goals of HCC are as follows:

  • Increase Student Access and Success
  • Promote Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Foster Diversity and Global Awareness
  • Enhance the Economic Development of Communities and the Commonwealth
  • Promote the Recognition and Value of Henderson Community College