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The Diversity Committee reviews and plans annual college-wide diversity activities, participates in employment search committees, provides input on important college policies, develops (facilitates, and recommends) appropriate management and staff diversity training, performs diversity related fact-finding activities as needed, periodically reviews and revises HCC diversity plan and responds to current diversity issues affecting the college community.      

Outcomes are measured by:

  • The diverse schedule of annual college activities.
  • The number of faculty and staff search committees in which we participate.
  • The periodic review, recommendation and implementation of "as needed" staff, faculty, students and administrative diversity training throughout the college school year.
  • The climate of diversity ratings on student and faculty/staff surveys.

Membership:
The diversity committee consists of representatives from all college constituencies to promote diversity throughout Howard Community College. The FY 2014 members are listed below:

Co-Chairs
Administrative Group
  • Christele Cain, International Ed
  • Zakia Johnson, Test Center
Faculty Group
  • Nancy Calder, Health Sciences
  •  Evelyn Del Rosario, Social Sciences
  • James Hwang, Health Sciences
  • Benjamin Myers, Arts and Humanities  
Professional/Technical Group
  • Sangita Aghera, Finance
  • Brandon Bellamy, Student Support Services
  • Jay Coughlin, Academic Support Services
  • Lorraine Frey, Health Sciences
  • Schnell Garrett, Student Life
  • Dewey Grim, Bookstore
  • Julie Jones, Horowitz Center
  • Heather Joseph, IT Office
  • Kristie Meck, Human Resources
  • Melanie Moore, President’s Office
  • Linda Schnapp, Student Support Services
  • Narinder Sharma, Welcome Center
  • Neetika Sharma, Gateway BTC
  • Anna Szczepaniec-Bialas, English/World Lang.
  • Eva Surowiec, Admissions and Advising
  • Veronica Uhland, Academic Support Services
  • Emily Watson, Center for Service Learning
  • Linda Wu, AIS
Support Staff
  • Ann Kukulies, Counseling and Career Services
  • Angela Wood, English/World Languages
  • Charles Bains, Print Shop
  • Mary Ann Carroll, Math and E-Learning
Ex Officio Representatives
  • Llatetra Brown, ex officio, Student Life
  • Dave Jordan, ex officio, Human Resources
  • Janice Marks, ex officio,  Academic Support, Counseling & Career Services
Student Representatives
  • Junhung An, Student Representative

Please contact the Co-Chairs to request a search committee representative or for information on becoming a member of the Diversity Committee.

Former Diversity Committee Members