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Office of

Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion plays a critical role in supporting students and employees of all races, ethnicities, genders, faiths, sexual orientations, and cultural backgrounds.

 

Initiatives

Our mission is to help students and employees of all races, ethnicities, genders, faiths, sexual orientations, and cultural backgrounds.

We're developing programs that support and advance a more inclusive and diverse environment at Florida Poly.

We're asking the tough questions to gain a clear understanding of the current diversity environment at Florida Poly.


 

Leadership

We recognize that diversity of all types supports our mission to serve students and industry through excellence in education, discovery, and application of engineering and applied sciences. 
Rickey Maxey talking with the police chief
We want to ensure that everyone at Florida Poly sees a reflection of themselves and realizes that they matter, and their contributions matter."
Rick Maxey
Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion
 

 

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Florida Poly Diversity Committee

The University Diversity and Inclusion Committee exists to influence Florida Polytechnic University’s culture in a way that fosters an inclusive, diverse and emotionally safe campus environment.
Assistant General Counsel (General Counsel representative) 
Assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Faculty representative)
Academic Success Coach (Student Development representative) 
Title IX and ADA Coordinator (Presidential appointment)
Heather Freeman
Assistant Professor of Sciences, Arts, and Mathematics  (Faculty Representative) 
Director of Communications (University Relations representative)
Compensation and Training Manager (Human Resources representative) 
Gabrielle Simms
Student representative selected by Student Government Association (SGA) 
Director of Academic Affairs (Academic Affairs representative)

 

Student Clubs and Organizations

The University created the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to play a critical role in supporting students of all races, ethnicities, genders, faiths, sexual orientations, and cultural backgrounds.    

Explore More Clubs and Organizations  

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Diversity Club

The Diversity Club dedicated to creating opportunities for individuals to relate and learn about different cultures and backgrounds. 
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Our mission is to educate and express Hispanic culture with our fellow students on campus and we accomplish this by hosting social events throughout the semester.
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NSBE is a coalition of passionate STEM men and women whose devotion “to increasing the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community” knows no bounds!
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Our mission is to educate and express Hispanic culture with our fellow students on campus and we accomplish this by hosting social events throughout the semester.

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