b'Diversity and Inclusion CommitteeMakes Big Strides The Diversity and Inclusion Committee was created in September 2016. It serves as an initiative to actively engage the whole college community in recognizing the importance of diversity for assuring the success of all members of our college community, including students, staff, faculty, and administration, in an ever increasingly global environment. The 2019-2020 committee members consist of: employees, Jonathan Bellomo, William Brinson, Catherine Brown, Dr. Suzanne Buffamanti, Christopher Herbeck, Angela Jackson, Kareen Klettke, Dr. Karen Kwandrans, Pamela Lange, Monica Lopoyda, Julia Pitman, Dr. Deborah J. Robinson, Harsh Sharma, John D. Strong, Rhonda Bivins-Talley, and Heather Trumble. Year in ReviewHighlights A Generational Differences Training at theAll Faculty MeetingDiversity and Inclusion the week of Sept. 23 onNCCCs social media outlets New Faculty Orientation presentations Trip to the UB Speaker Series to listen and meet withAngela Davis, American political activist, Academic,and former Black PantherKeynote Speaker Keith Boykin and classroom workshopCelebrated National Coming Out Day with students inthe Learning Commons Brown Bag Lunches with employees to discuss topics such as Diversity in the Workplace, Are Diverse companies really more innovative? How to Deconstruct Racism,One Headline at a Time and Color Blind or Color Brave A Diversity Panel Discussion during NCCCsProfessional Development Days2019-2020 Annual Report15'