CCS Strategic Priorities 2021- 2023

a diagram of the strategic priorities of the president from 2021-2023.

CCS has adapted quickly to changing circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and continued to examine its strategic priorities to ensure it remains resilient and relevant. 

CCS exists to unlock the potential of individuals to use their creativity to change the world. CCS students, alumni, and educators are essential to addressing the many challenges our world faces that call for creativity, critical thinking, and collaborative problem-solving. 

While a comprehensive strategic planning process will take place in 2022, CCS leadership believes that developing and maintaining strong culture in five areas will support CCS’s competitiveness long-term: 

  • Academic Program Excellence 
  • Student Mentorship and Career Preparedness 
  • Industry Engagement
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 
  • Philanthropy

Anticipated Two-Year Results

  • Increased academic competitiveness for our programs 
  • Experiential learning opportunities for all students 
  • Enhanced mentorship for all students 
  •  Increased student success and career readiness 
  • Increased funding to impact the lives of students 
  • Increased DEI related course content across all departments 
  • More campus community members empowered to advance DEI institutional values through their roles 
  • Increased alumni engagement 
  • Increased student retention and overall enrollment