Message From the President
Welcome to NIACC
It is with enthusiasm and pride that I welcome you to North Iowa Area Community College. As you begin your journey at NIACC, you are embracing a legacy that stretches over a century, deeply rooted in our enduring Mission, Vision, and Values.
At NIACC, we live our mission every day. We don’t merely offer education; we create transformative experiences that not only empower individuals but also enrich their personal and professional journeys. Our vision, to transform our region, resonates in every initiative we undertake, pushing us to innovate, adapt, and lead. The values we hold dear—collaboration, engagement, and excellence—are evident in every interaction, decision, and milestone.
Every story of student perseverance, every faculty innovation, and every community collaboration is a testament to our commitment. Our collective efforts haven’t gone unnoticed. Being recognized by the prestigious Aspen Institute as one of the nation’s top 25 community colleges and being ranked by Forbes as one of America’s Best Small Employers are not just accolades on a wall. They are affirmations of our shared dedication, our resilience, and our continuous endeavor to reach new horizons.
As you navigate through NIACC, I encourage you to explore, engage, and rekindle your passions. The opportunities here are vast, the support unwavering, and the potential limitless.
So, whether you’re a student taking your first step, faculty championing our academic spirit, staff aiding our endeavors, alumni cherishing memories, or a supporter believing in our vision – I warmly welcome you. Let’s embark on this enriching journey together, shaping a tomorrow filled with promise and achievement.
Dr. Steven Schulz