Isothermal Community College

Strategic Plan 2014-16

Who We Work with to Accomplish Our Mission

The following list of 2012-2013 Community Partners was compiled from lists submitted to the Office of Assessment, Planning, and Research by College Council members. A community agreement is defined as a current agreement with an individual, an association, a private sector organization, or a public institution created to provide a program, a service, or a resource that will help support the mission of the College, particularly student achievement and economic development.


3 Tex, Inc.
Abercrombie Textiles
American Welding Society
Arvin Meritor
Autumn Care of Forest City
Autumn Care of Marion
Blue Ridge Healthcare System
Broughton Hospital
Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
Business Sciences Advisory Board
Carolina Care Center
Carolina Community Care
Carolina Healthcare System
Carolina Home Care
Carolina's AGC NCCER
Cleveland Community College--EMS Consortium
Cleveland Community College--Nursing Consortium
Cleveland Community College--Surgical Tech. Consortium
Cleveland County Health Department
Cleveland County Healthcare System Cleveland Pines
Cleveland Regional Medical Center
College Pines
Cosmetology Board
Courtyard and Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
Criminal Justice Board
Data Center Institute
Department of Social Services
Dialysis Care of Rutherford County
Diamondback Tactical
Eastern Carolina University
EDC Work, Grow, Thrive
Elderberry Healthcare
Employment Security Commission
Family Resources Foothills Humane Society
Foothills Nursing Consortium
Forest City Housing Authority
Gardner-Webb University
Grace Heights
Grace Ridge
Greenville Tech. Community College
Haywood Regional Medical Center
Healthy @ Home CCHS
Hendersonville Health & Rehabilitation
Highland Farms Retirement Community
Horsehead Corporation
Hospice of Carolina Foothills
Hospice of Cleveland County
Hospice of McDowell County
Hospice of Rutherford County
Isothermal Planning and Development Commission
J. Iverson Riddle Development Center
Jones Family Practice
Kings Mountain Hospital
Leadership Rutherford
Liberty University
Manroy USA
McDowell Technical Community College
    - HIT program
    - Nursing Consortium
    - Surgical Tech. Consortium
Milliken & Company (Golden Valley Plant)
Moses Cone Health System
Mountain Ridge Wellness Center
North Shelby School
Nursing Board
Oak Grove Health Care Center
Pardee Care Center
Parker Hannifin
Polk County Schools
Polk County Schools--Early College
Polk Vocational Services
Polk Wellness
Robert & Janice McNair Educational Foundation
Rutherford County Firefighters' Association
Rutherford County Schools
    - Elementary (Young Audience Series)
    - NC IRIS
    - REaCH
Rutherford Internal Medical Associates
Rutherford Life Services
Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford-Polk Health Department
Silver Bluff Village
St. Luke’s Hospital
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Hospital Authority
The Laurels of Hendersonville
The Learning Tree
The McDowell Hospital
Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy
Timken - Columbus Plant
Timken - Shiloh Plant Touch Stone
Transylvania Regional Hospital
Tryon Crafts
Valdese Hospital
Western Carolina University
White Oak Manor of Rutherfordton
White Oak Manor of Shelby
White Oak Manor of Tryon
Wilbert Plastic Services
Willow Brook Court Skilled Care Center At Tryon Estates
Willow Ridge Rehabilitation and Living Center

Bill’s Creek Fire Department

Bostic Fire Department
Cherry Mountain Fire Department
Chimney Rock Fire Department
Cliffside Fire Department
Columbus Fire Department
Cornerstone Fellowship
Creative Sign Co.
Daily Courier/Tryon Daily Bulletin
Data Center Institute
Department of Corrections--Probation Officers
Ellenboro Fire Department
Fairfield Mountain Fire Department
Financial Aid Review Team
Forest City Fire Department
Green Creek Fire Department
Greenhill Fire Department
Habitat for Humanity
Lake Lure Fire Department
Microelectronics Center of North Carolina (MCNC)
Mill Spring Fire Department
NC Live
NCASFAA (Financial Aid)
NHCSGA (Student Activities)
North Carolina Department of Commerce--NC Like
Polk County Public Library
Rutherford County Firefighters Association
Rutherford County Government
Rutherford County Schools
Rutherford County Schools--Parent Advisory Board
Rutherford County Sheriff's Department
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Rutherfordton Fire Department
Saluda Fire Department
Sandy Mush Fire Department
S-D-O Fire Department
Shingle Hollow Fire Department
Spindale Fire Department
State Employees' Credit Union
Sunny View Fire Department
Tryon Fire Department
Union Mills Fire Department

American Welding Society
Burns High School
Carolina's AGC NCCER
Chase High School
Child Care Services Associates
Cleveland Community College
CMC (County, Municipal, and College) Library Consortium
Community Foundation of WNC Crest High School
Division of Workforce Solutions
Duke Energy
East Rutherford High School
Eaton Corporation
Entrepreneurship Club
Family Resources (New Choices)
Foundation for Western Carolinas
Golden Leaf Foundation
Isothermal Community College Foundation
Isothermal Planning and Development Commission
Leadership Rutherford
McDowell Technical Community College
NC Community College System
NC Community College System Leadership Program
NC Department of Commerce--NC Like
NC Department of Transportation
NC Division of Veteran Affairs
NC Live
NC National Guard
NC Rural Economic Development (Gateway Program)
NC Vocational Rehabilitation
North American Manufacturing Alliance
Polk High School
Polk Isothermal Foundation
Polk Middle School
Robert & Janice McNair Educational Foundation
R-S Central High School
Rural Center (NC)
Rutherford and Polk County Schools
Rutherford Community Health Council
Rutherford County Economic Development Commission
Rutherford County Endowment
Rutherford County Government-facility use
Rutherford County Schools
Rutherford County Social Services
Rutherford Life Services
Shelby High School
Student Development Administrator's Association
United Way
Western Region Registrars & Admissions Officers
Word of Faith Fellowship