Statements

Mission Statement

The mission of Bossier Parish Community College is to promote attainment of educational goals within the community and strengthen the regional economy. This mission is accomplished through the innovative delivery of quality courses and programs that provide sound academic education, broad vocational and career training, continuing education, and varied community services. The College provides a wholesome, ethical, and intellectually stimulating environment in which students develop their academic and vocational skills to compete in a technological society.

To achieve its mission of instruction and service, Bossier Parish Community College is committed to:

  • Offering associate degree programs, one-and two-year occupational certificate programs, and specialized career training.
  • Delivering education and training/retraining through technical programs, workforce development, community education, and non-credit courses to serve citizen, business, and industry needs.
  • Providing opportunity to earn academic college credits for articulation to other institutions of higher learning.
  • Providing developmental studies and remedial programs that enable students to acquire basic skills.
  • Utilizing a comprehensive program of student services.

Vision Statement

Excellence in education and service.

Philosophy

Bossier Parish Community College has a long tradition of innovation, flexibility, and sensitivity to student needs. Philosophically, the College maintains an educational environment which:

  • Promotes integrity and inquiry in students, without emphasis on past academic performance;
  • Encourages the achievement of full potential and the pursuit of lifelong learning; and
  • Promotes continuous improvement and accountability with an effective program for planning, managing, and assessing services and programs of the College.

Accreditation Statement

Bossier Parish Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree and certificate. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bossier Parish Community College.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Bossier Parish Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, qualified disability, marital status, veteran's status, or sexual orientation in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of its operations. Bossier Parish Community College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

Title VI, Section 504, and ADA Coordinator
Sarah Culpepper, Coordinator
Disability Services, F-246
6220 East Texas Street
Bossier City, LA 71111
Phone: 318-678-6539
Email: sculpepper@bpcc.edu
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, excluding holidays and weekends.

Equity/Compliance Coordinator
Teri Bashara, Director of Human Resources
Human Resources Office, A-105
6220 East Texas Street
Bossier City, LA 71111
Phone: 318-678-6056
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, excluding holidays and weekends.

Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
John Rennie, Athletic Director
Athletics Department, I-157
6220 East Texas Street
Bossier City, LA 71111
Phone: 318-678-6314
Email: jrennie@bpcc.edu
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, excluding holidays and weekends.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

The College, which includes all offices under its jurisdiction, reaffirms its policy for Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) not to discriminate against or exclude from participation in any benefits or activities, any person, either an employee or a member of the student body, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran's status, political belief or affiliation, or any other non-merit factor in any employment practice, in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Executive Order 11246: Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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