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Diversity on Campus

The Challenge

We challenge you to foster a community that embraces diversity, inclusion and equity here at Sinclair and to:

Contact Icon Contact Info:

Michael E. Carter, Chief Diversity Officer
michael.carter@sinclair.edu | Building 12, Room 220 | 937-512-3883

Michele E. Marcum, Executive Administrative Assistant
michele.marcum@sinclair.edu | Building 12, Room 201 | 937-512-2164

Equal Opportunity/Non-Discrimination Policy

 
 

Three photos of Sinclair students in a row. Three asian international study students stand in a row with their arms around each other smiling. Two female students from the hijab day show off their veils, one pink and one blue with orange flowers. Two african american male students are throwing basketballs into a hoop, while the crowd behind them cheers.


Poster depicting image of partial faces of a couple with writing over stating 'Have you supported a Black-Owned Business this month?'
Poster depicting the ‘Dayton African American Cultural Festival 2021’ on Saturday August 21st at: Island Metro Park – 1010 E. Helena St. from 12pm-8:00pm and ‘Gospel Explosion’ on Sunday August 22nd at: Island Metro Park – 1010 E. Helena St. from 12pm-6:00pm.For more info visit DAACT.com, or call 937-715-5121, or email: DAACF@Gmail.com
 

A VIRTUAL TOUR OF SINCLAIR'S DIVERSITY OFFICE WEBPAGE

 

August 27, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m.

 
 
A Virtual Tour of Sinclair's Diversity Office Webpage: Do you wish to know more about the issues surrounding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, but you don't know where to start? Join Jared Cutler on this virtual tour for an opportunity to explore resources and to develop a better understanding of the exceptional opportunities for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion education that the Diversity Office provides on their webpage.

 

Upcoming Diversity Events

In person diversity events have been canceled due to COVID-19. Available are remote diversity events. Or attend a podcast, TED Talks, or webinar!

All events are located on Sinclair's Dayton Campus and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. View here for driving directions to Sinclair's Dayton Campus and for parking information.

List of "Upcoming Diversity Events" date, time, events with respective locations
Event Date
Time
Event
Location
August 21
&
August 22
12:00 p.m. 13th Annual Dayton African American Cultural Festival 2021 - A two-day, city-wide family event to bring the richness of the African American experience in the Dayton and surrounding communities
Click here for details
Island Metro Park
101 E. Helena Street
Dayton OH
August 25 10:00 a.m. Our New Postracial Myth - Article discussion facilitated by Michael Carter
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
August 26 2:00 p.m. A Matter of Respect: Preferred Pronouns And Why They Matter - Discussion facilitated by Larry Lindstrom and Nadine Cichy
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
August 27 9:00 a.m. 2021 Montgomery County Fatherhood Summit: Strong Families, Healthy Community - A free event but Registration is required
Click here for additional information and Registration
Sinclair Conference Center
444 W. Third Street
Dayton OH
August 27 10:00 a.m. A Tour of Sinclair's Diversity Office Webpage - Take a virtual tour of the website facilitated by Jared Cutler
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members:  Register here
Zoom Room
September 7 3:30 p.m. Hinduism: A Tour of Story and Space - Discussion facilitated by Amanda Hayden, M.A., RYT
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
September 8 3:00 p.m. A Tour of Sinclair's Diversity Office Webpage - Take a virtual tour of the website facilitated by Jared Cutler
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members:  Register here
Zoom Room
September 9 3:30 p.m. Anti-Racism: You are Needed, and You Can Make a Difference! - Discussion facilitated by Jared Cutler
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
September 10 11:00 a.m. Hinduism: A Tour of Story and Space - Discussion facilitated by Amanda Hayden, M.A., RYT
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
September 13 10:00 a.m. Understanding the Beauty and Importance of Diverse Stories - discussion facilitated by Michael Carter
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
September 14
thru
November 2
5:00 p.m. Race & History: 1619 and Beyond - A free virtual 8-week educational series sponsored by the History & Black Studies Departments at Sinclair College
Open to the Public
Registration - Sign-in here
Flyer - Check it out
Zoom Room
September 17 11:00 a.m. A Matter of Respect: Preferred Pronouns And Why They Matter - Discussion facilitated by Larry Lindstrom and Nadine Cichy
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
September 20 11:30 a.m. Inaugural John Moore Memorial Golf Outing - Hosted by African American Community Fund.  Registration required by September 14th.
Click here for Registration and additional information
Pipestone Golf Course
4344 Benner Road
Miamisburg OH
September 21 3:00 p.m. Understanding the Beauty and Importance of Diverse Stories - discussion facilitated by Michael Carter
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
September 23 3:00 p.m. Diversity Film Series:  The Great American Lie - View the film in-person followed with a discussion facilitated by Michael Carter and Amaha Sellassie.  Free and opened to the public
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Sinclair Conference Center
Room 12-116
444 W. Third Street
Dayton OH

Map to Location
September 24 12:00 p.m. You Call It Professionalism, I Call It Oppression In A Three Piece Suit - Discussion facilitated by Kathleen Gish and Lajmar Anderson on the article from everyday feminism by Carmen Rios
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
September 27
thru
October 1
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Mon-Fri)
Our American Journey - On-site exhibition examining and exploring the African American journey with a variety of artifacts as a means of capturing and understanding the determination, courage, and resilience of Blacks in America Sinclair Conference Center
Room 12-131
444 W. Third Street
Dayton OH
October 8 12:00 p.m. History vs. Christopher Columbus - Discussion on the TED-Ed by Alex Gendler and facilitated by Derek Petrey
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
October 11 12:00 p.m. History vs. Christopher Columbus - Discussion on the TED-Ed by Alex Gendler and facilitated by Derek Petrey
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
October 21
thru
December 16
5:00 p.m. Race And The Law - A free virtual 8-week educational series sponsored by The Law & Public Safety Department at Sinclair College
Register by emailing legalstudies@sinclair.edu 
Zoom Room
November 7
thru
November 30
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Mon-Fri)
Weekends by Appt
Atlas of Dayton: A City in Progress - On-site exhibition combining graphics design and data to visualize Dayton's inequities created by Misty Thomas-Trout, graphics designer and Professor at U.D. Sinclair Community College
John E. Moore Building 20
220 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd, Dayton OH
November 7
thru
November 30
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Mon-Fri)
Weekends by Appt
Redlining Exhibit - On-site interactive exhibition exploring ways in which discriminatory practices have been manifested through the actions of corporate entities refusing or limiting loans that have impacted specific geographic areas and urban core neighborhoods Sinclair Community College
John E. Moore Building 20
220 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd, Dayton OH
November 17 1:00 p.m. Blue Lives Matter: Identity and the Internet - facilitated by Jennifer Stevens, Ph.D.
Sinclair faculty/staff/students - Register here
Community members - Register here
Zoom Room
February 4
thru
February 6
  SAVE THE DATE! - 2022 Black Unity Conference - Featuring guest speaker, Heather McGhee, author of the NYT bestselling book The Sum of Us Sinclair Community College

 
Podcasts:
TED Talks:
Videos:
Webinars:
 
  • ABBOTT, Deborah A.
    A National Genealogist, specializing in African American research, manuscript collections and genealogy methodology
     
  • BHUIYAN, Rais
    Motivational Speaker, Human Rights Advocate, Peace Activist, Post 9/11 Hate-Crime Survivor, Founder & President, World Without Hate
     
  • CATCHINGS, Tamika
    Retired Professional Basketball Player with Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
     
  • GEE, Jayson
    Division I College Basketball Coach
     
  • GLAUDE, JR., Eddie
    New York Times Bestselling Author & Chair of Princeton's Department of African American Studies
     
  • GRANDIN, Temple
    American Scientist and Activist
     
  • HAYGOOD, Wil
    Accomplished Journalist and Award-Winning Author
     
  • HENDERSON, Jeff (Chef Jeff)
    Award-Winning chef, New ork Times Best Selling Author, Entrepreneur & Motivational Speaker, Formerly Incarcerated Person
     
  • KING, Gilbert
    Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Devil in the Grove
     
  • KNIFFLEY, JR., Steven
    Black Male, Clinical Psychologist, Professor, Author, Speaker, and Advocate for Marginalized Populations
     
  • LEIFER, Carol
    Author, Award-Winning Writer, Actress, Stand-Up Comedian
     
  • LINDSEY, Treva
    Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University
     
  • MALVEAUX, Julianne
    American Economist, Author, Social and Political Commentator, and Businesswoman
     
  • MANZANO, Sonia
    American Actress, Screenwriter, Author, Speaker and Singer-Songwriter
     
  • MORRIS, Monique
    Author, Social Justice Scholar, Filmmaker
     
  • PEMBERTON, Steve
    Best Selling Author, Philanthropist, Acclaimed Speaker, and Senior Level Executive for the likes of Monster.com, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and Workhuman
     
  • PILGRIM, David
    Professor, Orator, and Human Rights Activist
     
  • SELLERS, Bakari
    CNN Political Analyst, Lawyer, & Activist
     
  • SMITH, Kemba
    Author, Advocate, Speaker, Survivor, Formerly Incarcerated Person
     
  • WEBSTER, Charmaine
    Founder and Board President for "Black Girl Strategies: Womanish Projects"
 

Diversity T-Shirts

Two Diversity T-shirts. One black shirt says inside a speech bubble: Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance! The second shirt is gray and says inside a speech bubble: Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.

The Diversity Office is giving away over 40 XL t-shirts  on a first come basis.  If you would like one, send an email to michele.marcum@sinclair.edu and a shirt will be pulled for you to pick-up in room 12-201.
 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Workshop Series

Sinclair College strives to see and acknowledge each student, faculty, and staff member as an important contributor to our belief in equity for all.  Training and development are important to our core mission and with that in mind, Sinclair's Workforce Development and Diversity Office CONGRATULATE the following individuals for completing the Cultivating Diversity professional development workshop:

2.5 Hours

Jessica Bloomingdale
David Bodary
Jennifer Davis
Meredith Hook
Tina Hummons
Dana Ingham
Chuck Jones
Tennille Love
Brenda McKinley
Dodie Munn
Rana Peake
Vandana Rola

5.0 Hours

Arian Adducchio
Chad Bridgman
Mary Rospert
Kanesha Scott
Chris Welch

7.5 Hours

Patti Enck
Adam Haroff
Michelle Littlejohn
Krissy Mayes
Jane McEwen
Clay Pittman
Jasmine Roberts

10.0 Hours

Marc DeWitt
Chris Hubbard
Jennifer Maynard
Debra Oswald
Dawna Remencus
Penny Stewart
Ronald Ulrich


What Matters Most
Our Goals, Values and Beliefs

BECAUSE WE DO NOT WALK IN THE SAME SHOES... WE HAVE DIVERSE NEEDS

Mission:

Sinclair College strives to see and acknowledge each student, faculty and staff member as an important contributor to our belief in equity for all.

Vision:

Sinclair will be viewed as an institution that is welcoming to all, as evidenced by a climate of acceptance and inclusiveness among faculty, staff and students.  Everyone will understand the importance of cultural competency and embrace their role as global citizens.

Values:

  • Differences celebrated and essential to our success
  • Respect for every individual
  • Excellence in all that we do
  • Accountability for our roles, responsibilities and actions
  • Environment of support and inclusiveness

We Will:

  • Work to cultivate and maintain a diverse, inclusive and equitable campus climate for everyone who chooses Sinclair as a destination to study, work or meet.
  • Strive to attract, retain and graduate a diverse student body, representative of the communities we serve.
  • Strive to attract and retain a diverse and culturally competent staff and faculty that is representative of the communities we serve.
  • Set the standard, provide the support and drive individual accountability to everyone within Sinclair for respecting and contributing to an environment that is diverse, inclusive and equitable in its treatment of all people.