Tompkins Cortland Community College

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Welcome to the Office of Diversity Education and Support Services

Learning about other people can be fun, enjoyable, exciting and interesting. We can learn about each other and what makes us different and have those same things bring us closer together. There is diversity inside all of us...Look inside!

Seth A. Thompson
Director
Office of Diversity Education and Support Services

Mission Statement

The Office of Diversity Education and Support Services (ODESS) envisions a positive and inclusive campus community where underrepresented student groups achieve equity in every respect and have full access to academic success and personal development. ODESS operates in partnership with other college departments to acknowledge the value of diversity by providing all students quality cross cultural programs, needed services, and engaging leadership development opportunities.

Diversity Education and Leadership Training

Staff members from the Office of Diversity Education and Support Services serve as facilitators for presenting workshops in classrooms, residence halls, and for student organizations. Please complete the Diversity Workshop Request Form to request a diversity workshop

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