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.
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
The following documents require Penn State User ID to access:
- Campus Community Assessment: 2015
- 2012 Climate Assessment
- 2009 Climate Assessment
- 2006 Climate Assessment
- 2003 Climate Assessment
- Diversity Plan, 2010-2015
- Diversity Plan 2004-2009 Final Report
Penn State Diversity Information
- Campus life and Intercultural Affairs
- Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity
- Commission on Racial/Ethnic Diversity
- Commission for Women
- The Equal Opportunity Planning Committee
- A Framework to Foster Diversity at Penn State