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Diversity Services

We create a culture of inclusion, appreciation of differences, and promotion of social justice throughout the NTC community. As a college, NTC believes and promotes an inclusive environment that celebrates, embraces and respects individual differences.

Support for Students

We take a broad approach to diversity to include ethnic and racial backgrounds; veteran and military status; disabilities; income levels; and gender equity of non-traditional occupations.

Diversity services for students includes events related to diversity topics and overall support of an inclusive environment across NTC campuses. This is done through:

  • Promotion of activities that help build leadership skills
  • Encourage participation in family events hosted by NTC
  • Highlight events related to financial literacy
  • Coordinate focus groups
  • Refer students to appropriate NTC and community resources
  • Touch base to check in on how things are going
  • Raise awareness through NTC Library topical research guides

Events

We host diversity focused events on campus each year. Learning is ongoing and supported through many experiences; Gain awareness, have conversations, and attend events to learn more about yourself and others.

Event: See “Hidden Figures” for Free

Show your NTC student/employee ID at the Student Leadership center and get a free movie ticket to see “Hidden Figures” at Cedar Creek Cinema during the month of February. Purchase up to two guest tickets at $5 each.

Event: Black History Month Trivia

Stop by the Student Leadership center or download the PDF to pick up Black History Month trivia. Complete it and turn it in by February 28 for a chance one of four $25 Campus Store gift cards. Stop by the NTC Library or use the Library’s African American History Month Resource Guide to find most of the answers.

Event: Documentary Screenings in The Den

Throughout the month of February, stop by The Den to view an assortment of documentaries highlighting the importance of celebrating Black History Month. Not on campus? Use Kanopy through the NTC Library’s online resources to stream. Sponsored by the NTC Library.

Event: Speaker Jermaine M. Davis – Tuesday, February 28

What the Civil Rights Movement Can Teach Us About TLC
Join us in D100 or at your preferred regional campus for a free Leadership Lunch on Tuesday, February 28, 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. In the evening, Jermaine will offer an extended, free and open to the public, presentation in CHS 1004, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Download the PDF.

Join the conversation

Share information, highlight community events, link resources, and carry on dialogue around equity, diversity and inclusion.

Join Our Diversity Facebook Page

Diversity Committee

We're preparing learners to navigate with a global perspective. The NTC Diversity Committee is a cross-functional group of people who work toward the mission to create a culture of inclusion, appreciation of differences, and promotion of social justice through the NTC community.

Collaborative efforts of the committee include raising awareness around diversity topics; supporting learners, faculty, and staff of the college; and offering resources to strengthen diversity initiatives of NTC.

Throughout the semester, Diversity Committee members offer Think Tanks, creates breakouts for In Service, collaborates with the Library to develop topical resource guides, presents to classes per instructor requests, and support student initiatives.

Committee Members

    Chris Munson, Chair

    Chris Munson, Chair

    Justin Willis, Co-Chair

    Justin Willis, Co-Chair

    Becky Michels

    Becky Michels

    Beth Ellie

    Beth Ellie

    Ellen Anderson

    Ellen Anderson

    Jim Ortiz

    Jim Ortiz

    Krista Reince

    Krista Reince

    Lynn Brunke

    Lynn Brunke

    Marlene Roberts

    Marlene Roberts

    Shannon Livingston

    Shannon Livingston

    Shawn P. Sullivan

    Shawn P. Sullivan

    Tou Yang

    Tou Yang

    Yang Yee Lor

    Yang Yee Lor

Questions?

Contact, Chris, the Diversity Specialist.

Chris Munson

ADVISING/DIVERSITY/STUDENT SUCCESS SPECIALIST

I have an open-door policy for any student or staff member that would like to talk about diversity topics. If you have ideas to share, talk about supports, share cultural experiences, or simply touch base, please connect.

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