The Cultural Diversity and Community Involvement Committee (CDCIC) of UA-Pulaski Technical College exists to provide guidance to the college administration and board through the Valuing Stakeholders Council on matters regarding diversity, equity, inclusion, and community involvement
• Review the quality and quantity of UA-PTC’s cultural diversity offerings on campus and provide suggestions for greater student involvement and better communication with stakeholders.
• Strengthen UA-PTC’s cultural diversity programs through events relating to both the student population and the local community.
• Be responsible for raising awareness of these programs through a diverse range of media.
• Recommend specific opportunities for student service related to cultural diversity and community involvement.
2022- Camille Wood - Visiting Instructor of English
2021- Adora Curry - Advancement Marketing & Alumni Relations Manager
2020- Terry Brown - Learning Assistance Center Coordinator
2019 - Dioneedra Smith - Financial Aid Advisor
2018 - Chelsey Moore, 3-D Program Director & Monica Jones, STEM Success Coach
2017 - Kelly Owens, Vice Chancellor for Student Services
2016 - Rochelle Redus, Disability Services Coordinator
2015 - Mark Barnes, English Instructor
2014 - Bruce Shulte, Chemistry & Physics Instructor
2013- Marcus Montgomery, Network for Success Coach
2012 - Purnell Henderson, LR West Director of Campus Operations
2011 - Doris Pierce, Coordinator of Disability Services
2010 - Kareem Moody, Director of the Network for Student Success
2009 - Mayo Johnson, Chair of the IT Department
2008 - Ulrike White, Chair for Language Department
2007- Dr. Dan F. Bakke, Pulaski Technical College President
3rd Tuesday, monthly at 2pm in the Tom Steves Room - BTC Building
Due to COVID, Meeting are ONLINE until further notice.
Chair: Tim Jones
Recorder: Michelle Anderson
Permanent Voting Members:
Bailey Smith, Director of 3D, Technical, SOTAPS/Culinary, Permanent
Kurt Leftwich, Windgate Gallery/Charts Theater/Box Office Manager, Permanent
Kristen Howell, Community Education Coordinator, Business & Industry Center, Permanent
Michelle Anderson, Associate Dean of Students, Student Life/Student Affairs, Permanent
Mark Stafford, Director of Police and Public Safety/Student Affairs, Representative
Tim Jones, Director of Public Relations & Marketing/Student Services, Representative
Michele Grainger, Foundation
Appointed Voting Members:
Student At Large - Vacant
Staff At Large - Terry Brown
Staff At Large - Rebecca Boswell
Staff At Large - Amanda Kennedy
Staff At Large - Carita Alexander
Faculty At Large - Mayo Johnson
Faculty At Large - Mindy Hodges
Faculty At Large - Kate Earney
Faculty At Large - Teresa Rogers
Purpose of the Chancellor’s Task Force on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The purpose of the Task Force is to draft a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan for UA-PTC. The Plan will then be aligned to the College’s Strategic Plan.
Meeting Schedule: At a minimum, bimonthly. Meetings have occurred from August 2020 and will be planned through December 1, 2020. Meetings will be held on late afternoons (3:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m.) with the goal of an hour long meeting.
Desired Outcome: Develop a DEI Plan for the College that has been vetted by all college colleagues and then finalized for implementation by January 1, 2021.
Membership 2020-2021 Phase I:
Ms. Michelle Anderson
Ms. Shannon Boshears
Ms. Rebecca Boswell
Ms. Courtney Bradford
Ms. Adora Curry
Ms. Britni Elder
Dr. Margaret Ellibee
Ms. Tina Jackson
Mr. Mayo Johnson
Mr. Tim Jones
Mr. Kurt Leftwich
Dr. Richard Moss
Ms. Bailey Smith
Ms. Sharee Young
*All members are voting members
The Task Force purpose is to support UA-PTC’s role in a multicultural society (1C.1) and supporting UA-PTC’s Value Statement of inclusiveness. The committee promotes activities and offers opportunities for all constituents to strengthen our college’s commitment to diversity (1C.2). The committee is addressing UA-PTC’s role in a multicultural society (1C.1) and supporting UA-PTC’s Value Statement of inclusiveness. The committee promotes activities and offers opportunities for all constituents to strengthen our college’s commitment to diversity (1C.2).
The committee is addressing UA-PTC’s role in a multicultural society (1C.1) and supporting UA-PTC’s Value Statement of inclusiveness. The committee promotes activities and offers opportunities for all constituents to strengthen our college’s commitment to diversity (1C.2).
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