Mission, Vision and Goals

Mission, Vision and Goals — GCNYC

At Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC), we pride ourselves on our genuine, unwavering commitment to further the Common Good through our Master of Science degrees and non-degree programming. Designed for working professionals, our courses examine business through the lens of social impact and sustainable business development. 

Another aspect of our academic mission is student well-being; our career-building coursework is designed to be rigorous and comfortably fit into a working professional’s schedule. In our close-knit academic community, we support our students, encourage their original applied research oriented toward systemic industry change and provide a world-class degree designed to develop sustainability and social impact careers.

Mission

As New York City’s College for the Common Good, GCNYC offers Master of Science degrees that prepare our students to be enterprising, compassionate leaders in social impact, sustainable fashion and risk management. Guided by knowledgeable and experienced faculty, students learn to re-imagine business within the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, balancing profitability with the well-being of communities and the planet.

In fulfillment of this mission, GCNYC is committed to:

  • Providing a diverse, equitable and inclusive college community that empowers, celebrates and honors people of all backgrounds.
  • Delivering an interdisciplinary curriculum with a global perspective taught in an intimate and interactive environment​.
  • Attracting and sustaining faculty who are committed to excellence, leadership, equity and service.
  • Enriching lives and creating opportunities in New York City and beyond by forming a community of scholars, professionals and strategic partners who drive change.
  • Supporting applied research to drive innovation and develop practical, actionable solutions in an increasingly complex and interconnected world.

Vision for the Common Good

GCNYC is a premier, unique institution, serving the Common Good through education and research in profitability and sustainability for social benefit.

Values

Our students, faculty, partners, staff and alumni are a learning community, who are mindful of the wider global context, with core values of:

• Integrity       • Responsibility           • Creativity      • Compassion

GCNYC Identity

GCNYC is an independent, not-for-profit higher educational institution committed to the Common Good chartered in New York State, based in New York City, offering business-related, post-graduate programs grounded in sustainability.

Join GCNYC’s community For the Common Good

Our Master of Science degrees and programming at Glasgow Caledonian New York College are all woven into our core mission and values encapsulated in our passion ‘For the Common Good’. 

Request information to learn more about our business, fashion and risk management programs that are dedicated to sustainable development and social impact.