University description (as per official university website)
The Faculty of Economics of the Coal Region (FACIERC), held by the Associated Colleges of Santa Catarina (FASC) has been accredited by Ordinance No. 2125 of the Ministry of Education - MEC, 22 December 2000, concurrently authorizing the operation the course of administration, with specialization in Marketing.
It is located in Crickhowell, in the southern state of Santa Catarina, 190 km distant from the capital Florianopolis. The facilities are located on the street Henrique Lage, in the city center.
The Bank began operations in 2001, focused on undergraduate education in order to develop it with quality differentials, established from the qualification of teachers and pedagogical conditions more suited to learning and vocational training, with attention focused on students, teachers and well-trained, better paid, encouraging them to constant improvement.
The Company emerged from the initiative of a group of teachers with experience in secondary education which included the course and the College of Southern Energy-long tradition in education.
Since February 2003, the Institution is working on a new space of 11,000 m2, designed to provide a higher education institution that meets all legal requirements and conditions of supply of quality, coexisting with new spaces for basic education and the average in order to leverage resources.
The FACIERC was conceived as a modern institution of higher learning, committed to innovation and breakthrough into new frontiers. This concept was born just from their identification with the society that harbors. This approach gives a new dimension which conceives it as an institution and body of knowledge, committed to the goals pursued, with priority focus on business management and administrative processes. In this direction, has been fulfilling its mission to enhance the quality of life and promote economic and social development in the southern Santa Catarina, providing new opportunities for the public interested in university-level education.
It is an institution in its infancy, small but firmly committed to the ideals of promoting quality education, with growing responsibility, true to its mission, its values and its future vision. Believes that its regional integration represents a unique opportunity for young people who seek a quality education, basing their knowledge on a solid intellectual foundation, philosophical and humanistic principles, discipline and cutting edge teaching methodology.
The founding group has developed a strategic plan that established the vision, objectives and mission of the institution and, from that set out the actions that should turn to the construction of an academic environment conducive to the development of its aims.
"To contribute through higher education differently, for socioeconomic development in the southern Santa Catarina and the strengthening of social responsibility, ethical training professionals and entrepreneurs prepared to confront the challenges posed by the market"
"Being a college reference in education and technology, placing at the disposal of society, entrepreneurs and professionals working on solutions required organizations to"
Stimulate the formation of a national ethics and social responsibility.
Involve students, teachers and support staff in social projects for the region.
Maintain a pleasant indoor environment and quality, which facilitates interpersonal relationships.
Disseminate the policies of Education;
Academic Community Engagement;
Active participation of institutional managers;
Research, Development and Control of Processes of Institutional Assessment;
Control Indicators of Education.
Teaching based on Technological Innovations;
Commitment to the development of Academic entrants;
Commitment to the development of Egress;
Loyalty to the educational principles proposed by regulators;
Commitment to quality of faculty;
Commitment to the qualifications of the Administrative and Technical Corps.