Penn State Harrisburg


Diversity and Educational Equity Committee

The mission of the Penn State Harrisburg Diversity and Educational Equity Committee is to create and engage in activities cultivating a safe and supportive campus community that values diversity and fosters good citizenship. The committee strives to improve communication and encourage respect within its interdependent campus communities by enhancing the development of relationship skills and providing opportunities to share experiences and diverse perspectives among members of the college community.

Planned Activities

Faculty and Staff Diversity Awards

The Diversity Awards are intended to recognize and reward employees who have demonstrated a commitment to celebrating diversity by initiating steps to create a welcoming climate and/or eliminate discrimination through encouragement or understanding between persons of different races, gender, age groups, ethnicity, religious heritage, national origin, indigenous heritage, socio-economic status, disability, or sexual orientation.

For deadlines, Award Criteria and Nomination forms, visit the Faculty and Staff Awards page.

Penn State Harrisburg Lion Leaders Recognition Program

The Penn State Harrisburg Lion Leaders Program is intended to highlight individuals who cultivate a safe and supportive community and foster diversity inclusion throughout the year both on and off campus. For award criteria and nomination forms, visit the Lion Leaders Program page.

Diversity Plan and Climate Assessments

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Penn State Diversity Information