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Language and Culture Resource Center

College of Arts & Sciences


Mission Vision History

LCRC Vision

To expand community partnerships and to bridge boundaries between the Spanish-speaking and English-speaking communities in East Tennessee.

LCRC Mission Statement

  • To increase the awareness and understanding of diversity by involving the university faculty and students in hands-on, community-based learning experiences, and

  • To bring together people from every age and background, to share our cultural strengths and our humanity through research and outreach programs as we work toward the acculturation of the local Hispanic communities.


To encourage Hispanic/Latino students to aspire to higher education and to graduate, through ongoing recruiting and mentoring services.

The Language and Culture Resource Center embraces and shares the ETSU Vision and ETSU Values.

ETSU Vision

To become the best regional university in the nation. 

ETSU Values: 

ETSU pursues its mission through a student-centered community of learning reflecting high standards and promoting a balance of liberal arts and professional preparation, continuous improvement, and based on core values where:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are     encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity, and trust;
DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and
COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

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