Capital City Hues Article Features Edgewood College Diversity Program
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Capital City Hues Article Features Edgewood College Diversity Program

Diversity & Inclusion

The February 25, 2019 edition of the Capital City Hues featured a two-part article introducing the new diversity officers at Edgewood College. The next issue will feature the challenges and opportunities in working on diversity & inclusion efforts.

"25% of our freshman class this past fall were domestic students of color," said Tony Garcia who is now the Executive Director for Diversity & Inclusion and sits on President Flanagan's Cabinet. "And 19% of all of our students here at the College identify as domestic students of color. It's amazing progress... We can continue to recruit diverse freshmen class. We can do a better job of recruiting faculty and staff of color. But at the end of the day, we're all here to serve our students and ensure that they can be their authentic and genuine self here at the College. It's our job as educators, staff and administrators to ensure that our students are always at the center of what we do."

Where there was once one staff person focused on diversity and inclusion efforts, there are now five...

Check out Volume 14, Number 4, of the Capital City Hues to read the entire story.