Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.32
Liaison Ken Lindeman
Submission Date April 24, 2020

STARS v2.2

Florida Institute of Technology
PA-5: Diversity and Equity Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.56 / 2.00 Quinn Duffy
University Sustainability Officer
Facilities
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Does the institution have a diversity and equity committee, office, and/or officer tasked by the administration or governing body to advise on and implement policies, programs, and trainings related to diversity, equity, inclusion and human rights?:
Yes

Does the committee, office and/or officer focus on students, employees, or both?:
Both students and employees

A brief description of the diversity and equity committee, office and/or officer, including purview and activities:

The Diversity Committee, sponsored the Florida Tech's School of Psychology, is an active committee composed of faculty and students devoted to fostering a climate of appreciation and respect for human equality for all individuals regardless of race, color, disability, national origin, religion, age, sex, and sexual orientation. The committee works to promote diversity awareness and provide diversity-related information and programs to students within the School of Psychology and throughout the campus. Some activities include, but are not limited to:
• The “Diversity Out Loud” colloquial series
• Leading a “Safe Zone” initiative
• Participating in the annual FIT International Festival
• Hosting a festive and informative annual holiday party celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid, Diwali, and Kwanzaa.
• Providing informational heritage month materials
• The “Movie Night” series


Estimated proportion of students that has participated in that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Most

Estimated proportion of academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Most

Estimated proportion of non-academic staff that has participated in cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:
Some

A brief description of the institution’s cultural competence, anti-oppression, anti-racism, and/or social inclusion trainings and activities:

Faculty and Staff training's are offered two times per year focusing on working with international students. For students, there are increased opportunities for international and domestic students to develop cultural competencies. Resident Assistant (RA) training, content in cross cultural courses, etc. There is also 'Internationalizing the Campus' Committee who started the "Do You Know" campaigns, segments made by students (flyers are dispersed throughout campus with info about different aspects of various countries are well as direct links to videos that students made pertaining to the countries).


Website URL where information about the institution’s diversity and equity office or trainings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Information sourced from the campus Diversity Committee located within the School of Psychology.

Websites pertaining to the diversity committee:
http://diversity.fit.edu/
http://cpla.fit.edu/psych/diversity-committee.php

DidYouKnowCampaign:
http://www.fit.edu/icc/
http://www.fit.edu/icc/did-you-know-campaign.php

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