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Under the auspices of the President, the Division of Inclusive Excellence provides institutional leadership in enhancing respectful, diverse and inclusive work and learning environments at The College of New Jersey Community. The division serves as a partner with all campus offices as each area makes its unique contribution to the overall inclusivity of the campus community.

A Strategy for Inclusive Excellence

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Featured Events

PAA Talks 2022

PAA Talks is a TED-style Talk on AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) experiences by TCNJ’s AAPI community (PAA) members. This event is run entirely by students with two co-chairs, Gabbi Son and Brandon Hoang, and a committee of students, Kyla Ramos, Neerjah Upreti, and Christopher Cerny. With this year being the first year that PAA (Pan Asian Alliance) decided to team up with TCNJ’s Intercultural Affairs team to make this event an even greater success.

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Lavender Graduation 2022

Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on numerous campuses to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the College. We are incredibly excited to return to an in-person celebration this year, so please consider joining us for food, friends, and a fabulous time.

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First Gen Student Mixer

The Division of Inclusive Excellence is pleased to announce that we will be hosting TCNJ's Second Annual First Generation Student Mixer on Thursday, March 24th in Education 212 from 12:30-2pm. This fantastic event is a gathering of students, staff, and faculty who identify as first generation college students. There will be several speakers as well as a catered lunch!

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Diversity Narratives Project

The Diversity Narratives Project is one of several strategic initiatives in support of the TCNJ’s efforts to promote inclusive excellence and illuminate the stories of our diverse community. The Division of Inclusive Excellence has contracted famed artist, educator, and activist Adam Mastoon to produce a series of photographic portraits, accompanied by powerful text and artwork inspired by the lived experience of our peers, colleagues, and friends. We are seeking courageous and empowered TCNJ community members who are willing to share their voices and experiences on issues related to racism, anti-racism, inclusion, and allyship.

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IGD Facilitator Training

Intergroup Dialogue is a communication technique grounded in "face-to-face facilitated conversations between members of two or more social identity groups that strives to create new levels of understanding, relating, and action." In higher education, the purpose of IGD training is to provide faculty and staff with a foundation for the effective facilitation of structured dialogues as a social justice tool.

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Inclusive Excellence Cafes

Inclusive Excellence Cafes are intended is to solicit feedback from the campus community in developing and monitoring the inclusive excellence planning process. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are invited to attend. Cafes will be scheduled at various times and dates to accomodate all interested community members.

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My Voice, My Power: A Spoken Word Competition

Celebrate the opening of the Intercultural Center with a night of culture and creativity! Enjoy free food, coffee, tea, and giveaways.

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