2017-2022 Strategic Plan: Successful Students, Successful Communities

Successful Students, Successful Communities: The Muskegon Community College 2017-2022 Strategic Plan

Throughout the 2016-2017 academic year, 180 volunteers from Muskegon, Ottawa, and Newaygo counties worked together to develop goals for your community college. The priorities and goals developed through the strategic planning process were shared with the campus and community for feedback at a series of forums and an online survey.  The efforts resulted in a five-year plan that’s focused on student success.

We just completed the first year of implementation and would like your input on how well MCC is meeting student and community needs.  Please join us for the Strategic Plan Summit 4-5pm on Wednesday, September 26.  MCC President, Dr. Dale Nesbary, and members of the Implementation Advisory Team encourage students and community members to attend this free event to provide feedback on:

  • MCC’s institutional priorities and goals
  • How we are measuring success
  • Progress made during first year of implementation
  • Focus areas for 2018-19

Read Successful Students, Successful Communities:  Muskegon Community College 2017-2022 Strategic Plan.

See progress for each of our 25 goals and 100+ measurable objectives.  

Meet the Implementation Advisory Team

Everyone at MCC has a role in the implementation of the Muskegon Community College 2017-2022 Strategic Plan.  The Implementation Advisory Team works closely with employees and key community members to set and monitor measurable objectives, determine strategies and tactics, and provide progress reports on strategic plan goals.  Updates and annual reports will be provided to the campus and community throughout the five-year implementation.  The Implementation Advisory Team includes:

  • Dr. Dale Nesbary, President
  • Dr. John Selmon, Provost and Executive Vice President
  • Kelley Conrad, Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Mike Alstrom, Chief Information Officer
  • Kristine Anderson, Executive Director of Human Resources
  • Eduardo Bedoya, Director of Institutional Research
  • Sally Birkam, Dean of Student Success and Campus Life
  • Dr. Ed Breitenbach, Dean of Assessment and Instruction
  • Cindy DeBoef, Assistant to the President
  • Tina Dee, Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • Trynette Harps, Dean of Community Outreach
  • George Maniates, Faculty Association President
  • Marty McDermott, Dean of College Services and Athletic Director
  • JB Meeuwenberg, Faculty/Data and Analytics Coordinator
  • Amy Swope, Foundation for MCC Director
  • Donna Warner, Educational Support Staff Association President
  • Brian Houts, Custodial/Maintenance Unit Association President

Integrated Strategic Planning Process

The construction of Muskegon Community College 2017-2022 Strategic Plan was guided by the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, a group of 16 individuals from campus and the community.  The Steering Committee worked with six subcommittees, a total of over 180 members from the community and campus.  Meet the dedicated committee members who created the current strategic plan.

The Muskegon Community College 2017-2022 Strategic Plan was developed over the current academic year and was launched in July 2017.  Community input was gathered throughout the process via forums, surveys, and focus groups.  Read about the launch of the process here.

The campus and community were invited to join strategic planning committee members as the new Muskegon Community College 2017-2022 Strategic Plan was launched at a celebration in Collegiate Hall on Friday, July 21, 2017.  Photos of the celebration are available at www.goo.gl/XZoeAe.

Muskegon Community College Strategic Planning Steering Committee
Dr. Dale Nesbary, Strategic Planning Chair President of Muskegon Community College
Kristine Anderson, Chair of Organizational Support Committee Director of Human Resources (MCC)
Eduardo Bedoya, At Large Director of Institutional Research (MCC)
Dr. Ed Breitenbach, Chair of Community Needs Assessment Committee Dean of Instruction & Assessment (MCC)
Megan Byard-Karaba, College Access Network representative College Access Specialist, Muskegon Opportunity
Kelley Conrad, Achieving the Dream representative Faculty, Counseling Coordinator (MCC)
Cindy DeBoef, Assistant Chair Assistant to the President (MCC)
Tina Dee, Strategic Planning Administrator Director of Strategic Initiatives (MCC)
Jenny Klingenberg, Co-Chair of Student Success Committee Faculty (MCC)
Tonia Lans, Chair of Communications and Engagement Committee Faculty (MCC)
Marty McDermott, Chair of Health and Safety Committee Athletic Director (MCC)
JB Meeuwenberg, Co-Chair of Student Success Committee Faculty (MCC)
Steve Olsen, Business/Industry representative General Manager, Northern Machine Tool
Dr. John Selmon, Chair of Facilities and Environment Committee Vice President for Student Services and Administration
Teresa Sturrus, At Large Vice President for Academic Affairs and Finance
Robert Szymoniak, K-12 School Districts representative Superintendent, Fruitport Community Schools
Christopher VanOosterhout, Faculty Association Representative Faculty (MCC)

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All MCC Strategic Planning Committees are benefiting from the expertise of our consultant, Dr. Nick Santilli.  Nick, who has decades of strategic and master planning experience, is Associate Provost for Assessment and Institutional Planning at John Carroll University and 2016 President of the Society for College and University Planning (see http://www.scup.org/page/leadership/board).

For more information about MCC’s Strategic Planning, contact our office at strategic.planning@muskegoncc.edu or (231) 777-0660.

Tina Dee Tina Dee
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Room 400KK
(231) 777-0660
tina.dee@muskegoncc.edu

 

 

 

 

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