Diversity Committee

The Cypress College Diversity Committee is a shared governance committee chaired by the president of the college to fulfill our mission.

Mission Statement

Cypress College enriches students’ lives by providing high quality education for transfer to four-year institutions, associate degrees, career technical education, and certificate coursework, as well as basic skills and opportunities for lifelong learning. The college is committed to promoting student learning and success, embracing diversity, and contributing to both the economic and social development of the surrounding community.

Please see our the Diversity Committee Purpose for more information.

Goals

The latest goals for the Cypress College Diversity Committee can be found here.

Annual Theme

2017-2018: Pathways Forward: Inspiring diversity, inclusivity, and collegiality

Monthly Focus

September Hispanic Heritage Month
October Disabilities Awareness Month
National Diversity Awareness Month
November Native American Heritage Month
International Education Week (November 14-18)
December AIDS Awareness (November 21-December 2)
Kwanzaa Awareness
January Japanese and Chinese New Year
Vietnamese Tet
February Black History Month
March Women’s Recognition Month
April Sexual Assault Awareness Month
May Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Religious Diversity Awareness
June Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Awareness Month

Resources

Campus Resources

District Resources

Location

Cypress College Complex, Room 419

Meetings

Second Wednesday during Fall & Spring semesters at 2:30 p.m.

Contact Information

Chair: President JoAnna Schilling
Recorder: Louella Nelson
T: (714) 484-7308