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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD 21046
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Title IX Background

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) is a Federal law that protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment and violence are forms of discrimination based on sex. Title IX reads:
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal assistance. 

Howard Community College complies with Title IX regulations and is providing the following to inform and educate the college community about what constitutes sexual discrimination, how to prevent it, how to report it, and how reported incidents of Title IX will be addressed.

Title IX Policy

Title IX Officers

Dr. Melissa R. Curtis
Vice President of Student Success
Title IX Co-Coordinator

Joseph Whalen, III
Vice President of Talent, Inclusion, and Workplace Culture/Chief Human Resources Officer
Title IX Co-Coordinator

Zakia Johnson
Executive Associate to the Vice President of Student Success, Director of Student Conduct
Title IX Sr. Deputy

Christy Koontz
Associate Director of Student Conduct & Compliance
Title IX Deputy


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