A new strategic plan was unveiled by Southeast College on Thursday. The plan, which outlines the vision for the post-secondary institution for 2023 to 2028, outlines the key priorities for the college. In a press release issued Thursday touting the plan, it was explained the plan is anchored in values of innovation, collaboration and sustainability.  

“Working in tandem with our management and staff, our focus will be on cultivating a vibrant organizational culture, fostering strategic collaborations, and fortifying community capabilities,” said Dr. Vicky Roy, the CEO of the college. “By investing in staff training and introducing new programs, we intend to empower our workforce, creating a healthier and more adaptable work environment. This, in turn, will enhance our ability to pursue strategic initiatives while elevating accountability and transparency.” 

“Our ultimate goal is to transform lives and foster resilient, sustainable communities that can thrive in a rapidly changing world,” stated Donna Nyeste, the chair of the school’s board of governors. “Through innovative educational opportunities, we aspire to lead the way in sustainability. Our plan underscores our commitment to corporate social responsibility, ethical practices, responsible finance, stakeholder engagement, and more, all contributing to a sustainable future.” 

The plan, as outlined, emphasized a commitment to respond to evolving needs, with a primary focus on reshaping innovation to promote sustainability. The college is also aiming to drive improvements in environmental and social governance practices.  

The plan also underscored a commitment to bonds with Indigenous communities in the southeast. This will include the development of an Indigenous Engagement Strategy, developed with Indigenous leaders, to address the Calls to Action outlined by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.  

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