Emergency Management's Mission, Vision, and Values

EM Seal 2017

Mission Statement

Central Piedmont Community College Emergency Management administers a campus-based comprehensive emergency management program in partnership with CPCC academic departments, operating units, staff, and administration in order to save lives, protect property and safeguard the environment from all types of disasters through a comprehensive, risk-based, all-hazard emergency management program.

CPCC Emergency Management protects the CPCC community by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters.

Vision Statement

CPCC Emergency Management seeks to be recognized as an accomplished and innovative leader in emergency management that is known as ready, relevant, resilient and responsible. Through education, outreach and training, we seek to promote safer, less vulnerable communities with the capacity to cope with hazards and disasters. We seek to create and improve interdepartmental communications and cooperation throughout the College by creating an increased emphasis on disaster preparedness. We seek to create a community culture of preparedness with the goal that when a disaster strikes, the College community can work together more efficiently and effectively.

Values Statement

We support the College’s commitment to integrity by practicing the highest level of professionalism and ethical behavior at all times in the performance of our duties. We accomplish this by practicing conduct that is legal, ethical, and respectful at all times. We support the College’s commitment to diversity and accessibility by promoting inclusiveness and valuing the diversity of the CPCC community. We seek to contribute to a positive environment for all members of our community. We recognize and value the diverse community that is a vital part of the CPCC family. We support the College’s commitment to excellence by continually seeking to increase our competence and the competence of those who work with us. We will accomplish this by participating in continuing professional knowledge and skill improvement programs, and professional associations.