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LSC-O VISION, MISSION, & CORE VALUES

I. VISION

Lamar State College-Orange (LSC-O) will improve the quality of life for the citizens of Orange County and surrounding environs by spurring intellectual exploration, providing avenues for personal and professional growth, and offering a means to succeed in the global society.

II. MISSION

Lamar State College-Orange is a two-year open admissions, lower-division component of the Texas State University System.

Our mission is:

  1. to provide, through traditional and innovative delivery systems, an academic curriculum that offers associate degrees and prepares students for transfer to senior colleges and universities;

  2. to provide, through traditional and innovative delivery systems, certificate and Associate of Applied Science Degree programs that prepare students for employment;

  3. to provide support services that facilitate and enhance student learning and success;

  4. to provide continuing education and customized training programs for upgrading employment skills and/or for those pursuing areas of personal interest; and

  5. to sponsor and/or participate in community activities that support economic development, promote cultural engagement, and/or encourage cooperation with area school districts.

III. CORE VALUES

To foster a collaborative environment of integrity and accountability, Lamar State College-Orange values:

  • Excellence: We endeavor to achieve quality results;
  • Diversity: We celebrate diversity in ideas, people, and culture and encourage a spirit of inclusiveness;
  • Community: We demonstrate genuine concern for our students, faculty, staff, and the region that we serve;
  • Student Success: We encourage and celebrate student achievement.