Knox College is a community of individuals from diverse backgrounds challenging each other to explore, understand and improve ourselves, our society and our world. The commitment to put learning to use to accomplish both personal and social goals dates back to the founding of the College in 1837. We take particular pride in the College's early commitment to increase access to all qualified students of varied backgrounds, races and conditions, regardless of financial means.
La Salle University is a Catholic university in the tradition of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. To a diverse community of learners, La Salle University offers a rigorous curriculum and co-curricular experiences designed to help students gain theoretical and practical knowledge, deepen their ethical sensibilities, and prepare for a lifetime of continuous learning, professional success, and dedicated service.
As a Catholic university rooted in the liberal arts tradition, La Salle challenges students to contemplate life’s ultimate questions as they develop their faith, engage in a free search for truth, and explore their full human potential. As a Lasallian university, named for St. John Baptist de La Salle, patron saint of teachers, La Salle promotes excellence in teaching and scholarship, demonstrates respect for each person, nurtures mentoring relationships, and encourages authentic community. As an urban university, La Salle invites students to enhance their academic experience by immersing themselves in the rich resources of Philadelphia and the region. All members of our community are called to maintain a heightened sensitivity to those marginalized within society as they practice civic engagement, provide leadership with a global perspective, and contribute to the common good.
In an environment that fosters the free exchange of ideas, Lafayette College seeks to nurture the inquiring mind and to integrate intellectual, social, and personal growth. The College strives to develop students' skills of critical thinking, verbal communication, and quantitative reasoning and their capacity for creative endeavor; it encourages students to examine the traditions of their own culture and those of others, to develop systems of values that include an understanding of personal, social, and professional responsibility, and to regard education as an indispensable, life-long process.
La Guardia Community College's mission is to educate and graduate one of the most diverse student populations in the country to become critical thinkers and socially responsible citizens who help to shape a rapidly evolving society.
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers baccalaureate degree programs in mathematics and computer science that are designed to prepare graduates for professional careers, and also to provide them with the background needed to pursue further study in graduate Department.
The Department also offers computer-related associate's degrees, designed to prepare graduates for employment in technologically challenging positions in business and industry.
Finally, the Department provides important foundational support in mathematics and computer science to the various academic programs offered within other units of the University.
Lake-Sumter State College responds to community needs by providing high-quality, accessible programs from enrichment and career training to associate and baccalaureate degrees. LSSC embraces excellence, diversity, and innovation to maximize student learning and success.
Lakeland Community College is a public institution of higher education committed to offering a variety of educational or culturally enriching experiences and resources that are available to all. Therefore, the mission of the college is to provide a comprehensive freshmen, sophomore, and other academic curricula that will culminate in an associate degree or will be transferable to four-year colleges and universities. Technical and professional programs that will permit students to acquire specific skills leading to employment, a certificate, advancement if currently employed, or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Counseling to assist the individual in the planning for and pursuit of one's goals and objectives. Educational, cultural, economic, social, recreational, or aesthetic programs and services to meet the changing needs of individuals in a multi cultural community. A network of resources for programs in cooperation with other institutions, associations, and agencies of the community; and informational and instructional services for business, industry, and governmental or public agencies
In the heart of the Lakes Region, the Laconia College, located on Route 106/Belmont Road, was established in 1967. The main campus underwent a physical expansion in 1980, adding the Robert H. Turner wing to its facility. In September 2005, the Center for Arts and Technology was completed and is home to Computer Technologies, Electrical Technologies, Fine Arts, Fire Technologies and Graphic Design and Printing Technology. In 1996, "Community" was added to the college name and as the college grows, plans are underway for new courses, new buildings, and a wider variety of options for learners. However, the basic philosophy remains to provide area residents with a first-rate two-year college education. Our graduates are competitive in the job market, advance on the job and grow as individuals.
Lamar University engages and empowers students with the skills and knowledge to thrive in their personal lives and chosen fields of endeavor. As a doctoral granting institution, Lamar University is internationally recognized for its high quality academics, innovative curriculum, diverse student population, accessibility and leading-edge scholarly activities dedicated to transforming the communities of Southeast Texas and beyond.