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Cultural Diversity & Community Involvement: About this Group

Cultural Diversity & Community Involvement Committee (CDCIC)

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

 

Duties

• 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.

Diversity Award Recipients

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

 

Meeting Schedule

3rd Tuesday, monthly at 2pm in the Tom Steves Room - BTC Building

Due to COVID, Meeting are ONLINE until further notice.

Membership

Chair:  Michelle Anderson

Recorder:  Tim Jones

 

Permanent Voting Members:

3D Program Director - Bailey Smith

Associate Dean of Student -  Michelle Anderson

Coordinator of Community Education - Kristen Howell

CHARTS Box Office and Theater Coordinator - Kurt Leftwich

PR & Marketing Representative - Tim Jones

Advancement Staff Representative - Adora Curry

 

Appointed Voting Members:

Student At  Large - Jameisha Bramlett

Staff At Large - Terry Brown

Staff At Large - Rebecca Boswell

Staff At Large - 

Staff At Large - 

Faculty At Large - Mayo Johnson

Faculty At Large - Courtney Bradford

Faculty At Large - Kate Earney

Faculty At Large - VACANT

 

DEIC Task Force

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:

                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

 

HLC Alignment:

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).

HLC Alignment

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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