About NWACC

MISSION

Empower Lives, Inspire Learning and Strengthen Community, through Accessible, Affordable, Quality Education.

VISION

Positively changing the lives of those we serve.

SERVICE AREA

NWACC's service area is defined by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education as Benton and Washington counties in northwest Arkansas.

Quality Instruction & Programs

The commitment of NWACC to life-long learning can be seen in the quality of instruction it offers.  Its classes are taught by experts in small class sizes, providing for more personalized instruction.  Transfer courses are taught by instructors with a master's degree or higher; many have doctorates.

A wide variety of programs have been designed to move students into the job market in a minimum amount of time, enrich their lives, and prepare them for additional education and degrees.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Recognition of and respect for the dignity of each human being are central to our mission of learning for living. Discrimination, harassment, or any other conduct that diminishes the worth of a person is incompatible with our fundamental goal of serving and strengthening the community.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in publicly-funded institutions. NWACC does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, familial status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process. Sexual harassment, which includes acts of sexual violence, is a type of sex discrimination prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

Noticia de la Póliza de No Discriminación

El reconocimiento de y el respeto por la dignidad de cada ser humano son fundamentales para nuestra misión de aprendizaje para la vida. Discriminación, acoso o cualquier otra conducta que disminuya el valor de una persona es incompatible con el objetivo fundamental de servir y fortalecer a la comunidad.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) observa toda ley y derecho civil federal y estatal que prohíbe la discriminación en toda institución financiada por el público. NWACC no discrimina en base a género, edad, raza, color, credo, religión, ascendencia, origen nacional o étnico, orientación sexual, identidad de genero, discapacidad, informacion genetica, estatus militar, condicion de veterano, condicion familiar o cualquier otra categoría protegida bajo la ley local, estatal o federal aplicable, ordenanza o reglamento, incluyendo protecciones para oponerse a la discriminación o para participar en cualquier proceso de queja. El acoso sexual, que incluye actos de violencia sexual, es un tipo de discriminación sexual prohibida bajo el título IX de las Enmiendas de Educación de 1972.

For more information or to report allegations of discrimination in employment, contact:

Beverly Hill, Employee Relations Manager 479-619-2679 or bhill3@nwacc.edu

For more information or to report allegations of discrimination or disability grievances regarding students under
ADA/Section 504 contact:  Karen O'Donohoe, 479-619-4321 or kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

For sexual harassment/sex discrimination under Title IX, contact:  Teresa A. Taylor, Title IX Coordinator, 479-619-4188 or ttaylor19@nwacc.edu, titleix@nwacc.edu

 

These statements can be found on page three of the College Catalog.