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Mission, Vision, and Goals - Columbus State University

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College of Education and Health Professions

Mission, Vision, and Goals

Our Mission

The mission of the Center is to reduce health disparities and improve health across the region through research and public health intervention co-developed with community partners.

Our Vision

Our vision is to positively impact health in West Central Georgia. This includes:

  • Building partnerships with organizations committed to improving health.
  • Working to reduce health disparities and to improve health for all in the region through community-based research and public health programs
  • Involving our students to help prepare them for the workforce and advanced educational opportunities.

Our Goals

Community Outreach

To develop and evaluate sustainable and generalizable community-engaged approaches for improving the social determinants of health in ways that promote individual and community health.


To work alongside with the Department of Kinesiology and of Health Sciences faculty and staff associated with the center to provide service-learning activities and research opportunities for students in the College of Education and Health Profession in order to provide real-world experiences to prepare graduates for the workforce and graduate education.

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