Office of Equity and Diversity
he Office of Equity and Diversity monitors the University's policy on equal opportunity and affirmative action in employment and education to ensure that educational and employment opportunities are available to all eligible persons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disabilities, veteran status or sexual orientation/gender identity.
The Office of Equity and Diversity promotes an environment where people honor one another as individuals, value differences and the special gifts each of us bring to the community, and respect the right of others as human beings inclusive of race, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation/gender identity, class, age, disability, religion and national origin.
National Association of Social Workers(NASW) selected Tiara Powell as the 2015 recipient of the Social Worker of the Year. The Social Worker of the Year Award honors a member of the NASW who exemplifies the best of the profession’s values and achievements through specific accomplishments. In honoring the Social Worker of the Year, NASW highlights superb accomplishments in the practice of social work.
Tiara has worked in the Office of Student Success as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Success and served as a participant in the World Beyond Our Mountains Action Team.
The World Beyond Our Mountains (WBOM) Action Team met on February 3-4, 2015 to initiate the three year Diversity and Inclusion vision and strategy.