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College Initiatives

Our initiatives help us ensure that we’re a responsible community partner all while fulfilling our mission as the community’s college. Learn more about our current initiatives and Lane’s active role in improving access, equity, and opportunities.

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Strategic Plans

Our strategic plans are our roadmap for the next five years, and work with each other to help us prioritize our work and guide us towards realizing the college mission.


Guided Pathways

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Guided Pathways is about simplifying the student journey from application to graduation in order to promote student success. Learn more, and see how you can get involved.


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Equity Lens

Our comprehensive Equity Lens framework works to ensure considerations of equity and social justice are applied throughout the institution. A series of questions and considerations highlight issues and opportunities for improving access, equity and inclusion. Learn more about the Equity Lens.

Access, Equity, and Inclusion

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One of the ways we implement our core value of diversity is through the ongoing work from our Office of Access, Equity, and Inclusion. Through workshops, training, Cultural Competency Professional Development, and more, this office offers students and staff timely opportunities for professional and personal growth regarding access, equity, and inclusion themes. Explore the Office of Access, Equity, and Inclusion.


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Institute for Sustainable Practices

The Institute for Sustainable Practices (ISP), helps us realize our core value of sustainability. By integrating practices that support sustainability within our everyday activities, we can ensure that we’re constantly improving our ecological footprint. ISP helps us learn and understand sustainable ecological, social, and economic systems, gain concern for environmental justice, and achieve the competence to act on such knowledge. Learn more about the ISP


Northwest Energy Efficiency Institute 

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Interested in taking the next step toward a new career in energy efficiency or water conservation? The Northwest Water & Energy Education Institute (NWEEI) is our specialized institute to help students throughout the Pacific Northwest and Northern California. Learn more about programs at the NWEEI.


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Innovations of the Year

Lane is committed to a culture of innovation, and every year we recognize projects which have improved our campus and student experience. Learn more about Lane's League for Innovation winners.