Howard Community College wins 2019 Baldrige National Quality Award

The United States Department of Commerce has announced that Howard Community College is a winner of the 2019 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in the category of education. The award is the nation’s only presidential-level honor for performance excellence in organizations.

“With an emphasis on efficiency and best practices, the Baldrige public-private partnership generates $1 billion per year in economic impact for the U.S. economy,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “The Baldrige Award embodies the competitive spirit and commitment to excellence that fuels our economic resurgence and drives our country forward.”

“The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award honors Howard Community College’s shared commitment to continuous quality improvement,” said Dr. Kate Hetherington, president of Howard Community College. “This commitment has resulted in the college making great strides in closing the achievement gap, increasing completion, and preparing students for the workforce. The Baldrige Award is only possible because of the hard work by faculty, staff, and trustees who are dedicated to the college’s mission of providing pathways to success.”

To learn more, visit Howard Community College’s website.

Source: Howard Community College

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