Spoon River College provides a learning environment that offers a broad range of educational programs, cultural activities, and economic development opportunities which empower individuals and enhance the quality of life for our residents in the many communities we serve.
Spoon River College strengthens its communities by providing an innovative environment that is dedicated to learning and student success.
Caring: interest and concern
Respect: regard and esteem
Integrity: personal honesty
Fairness: equity and justice
Responsibility: dependability and accountability
We carry out this mission by:
Providing pre-baccalaureate education consisting of liberal arts, sciences and pre-professional courses designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and/or to meet individual educational goals.
Providing career and technical education to prepare students for employment, to upgrade skills and to enable students to complete career and technical degrees and certificates.
Providing developmental and basic skills education to prepare students for collegiate study and to meet individual educational goals.
Providing community education including non-credit, continuing education, vocational skills and lifelong learning needs.
Providing workforce training and retraining to meet the needs of employers and employees.
Working cooperatively with economic development initiatives in the district.
Providing cultural and recreational programs to promote personal growth.
Providing student services to support the educational goals of students and assistance for students with special needs.
Utilizing existing and emerging technologies to provide flexible and accessible education and service throughout the district.