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The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs

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New Employee-Faculty Orientation Program

New Employee-Faculty Orientation Program
for Faculty and Staff

Professional Development, an institution-wide effort underway since September 2005, strengthens the College's integrity in its internal processes and enhances the community. The the New Employee-Faculty Orientation Initiative for faculty and staff includes efforts in response to many TC voices requesting professional development. The Program includes: An Itroduction to TC staff and resources, Cultural and Racial Microaggressions, Promoting Mutual Respect and Preventing Workplace Harassment (Sexual Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Training), Title IX, and Information Privacy Compliance Trainings addressing the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. To RSVP, please contact Juan Carlos Reyes in the Office for Diversity and Community Affairs (, x3391).

New Employee and Faculty Orientation Series - Fall 2017

The Vice President’s Office for Diversity and Community Affairs presents

The New Employee and Faculty Orientation Series in Three Parts


Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Part I: Cultural and Racial Microaggressions; Room 179 Grace Dodge.  Facilitator: Kevin Nadal – Professor of Psychology and Mental Health Counseling – John Jay College/Executive Director, LGBTQ/Filipino American Scholar and Community Leader (received Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from TC in 2008)


Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Part II: Promoting Mutual Respect and Preventing Workplace Harassment and Gender-Based Misconduct; Room 179 Grace Dodge 


  • KC Wagner – Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Director, Workplace Issues
  • Janice Robinson, Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs and TC’s Title IX Coordinator
  • Melissa Rooker, Executive Director for Equity and TC’s Section 504 Compliance Officer

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Part III: Federal Information Privacy Compliance Training (FERPA/ Gramm Leach Bliley) and Cyber Security; Room 179 Grace Dodge. 


  • Diana Maul – FERPA Officer; Executive Director for Academic Affairs Compliance, Office of the Vice Provost.
  • Daniel Aracena, Chief Information Officer

 *Individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable accommodations including, but not limited to sign language interpretation, Braille or large print materials, and a campus map of accessible features. Address these requests to OASID at x3689, x3853 TTY, (646)755-3144 video phone, or via email at