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Northern's Mission & Vision Statements
By the year 2015, Northern New Mexico will be a regionally recognized comprehensive university creating a culture of quality student learning that addresses student and employee needs while maintaining the community college mission.
Northern New Mexico College provides accessible, affordable, community-based quality learning opportunities that meet the educational, employment, and enrichment needs of our culturally diverse region.
Northern recognizes that students are the focus of the school and seeks to enhance their skills and self-image in order to help them set and meet realistic career and life goals.
Northern believes that educating is holistic and that each student's needs and interests are to be complemented by the curriculum, extra-curricular activities, and administrative structure. In this way, students and staff are integrated in pursuit of education.
Northern strives to provide a comprehensive education to all residents of its service area.
Northern strives to provide an educational program that reflects the needs of the communities of northern New Mexico.
Statement of Purpose
To provide educational programs and course offerings which: lead to two-year degree and certificate programs; transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions; and meet the needs of students in skill upgrading, job advancement or change, and personal development.
To provide academic advisement, personal counseling referrals, placement testing, career guidance, tutorial services, and developmental studies to assist students in achieving their maximum potential.
To provide activities and learning opportunities which meet the educational and community service needs and interests of students and the community.
To provide opportunities for the intellectual, aesthetic, and cultural needs of students and the community by scheduling activities and services to further those needs.
To provide adequate organizational and support services to meet students needs and to maintain integrity and quality in its educational offerings.
THE AMERICAN INDIAN CENTER
now includes the American Indian Affairs Office, Northern Pueblos Institute and Pueblo Indian Studies at Northern New Mexico College. We are located in AD 255 on the Española campus.
Mark Rendon, Administrative Assistant
American Indian Center
Española Campus 921 N. Paseo de Oñate Española, NM 87532 (505) 747-2100
El Rito Campus P.O. Box 160 El Rito, NM 87530 (575) 581-4100