The diversity within our university is a distinct advantage that we celebrate and nurture. We ensure learning occurs through meaningful discussion of shared and different experiences, viewpoints, and ideas.
Our Community of Bears is comprised of individuals with many different perspectives and identities. We believe in providing access and educating our community, empowering individuals, and developing leaders and responsible global citizens.
Educate Yourself on COVID-19 Stigma
"Stigma is associated with a lack of knowledge about how COVID-19 spreads, a need to blame someone, fears about disease adn death, and gossip that spreads rumors and myths.
Quick Reads on COVID-19 Stigma
- Reducing Stigma: An article published by the CDC
- COVID-19 (coronavirus) stigma: What it is and how to reduce it- Mayo Clinic
- A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma (pdf) - World Health Organization
Meet Dr. Tobias Guzmán, Chief Diversity Officer
Dr. Tobias Guzmán serves as the Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) and is responsible for the subdivision of Equity and Inclusion which includes all operations associated with the seven cultural and resource centers, and the departments of Dining Services (catering, vending and board operations) and Housing & Residential Education.
Dr. Guzmán approaches his work with a focus on building relationships and fostering a culture of care. These central tenets drive a culture of care philosophy where students and their experiences are a top priority. He works diligently to provide students with the necessary resources they need to progress along their path to success.
Inside UNC: Equity & Inclusion
Honoring Early Black Writers
Cultural Activities Coordinator for the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, Kyla Sanford, shares how she wants to diversify the journalism field by honoring early Black writers.
February 12, 2021
César Chávez Cultural Center 35th Anniversary: Interview with Scott Van Loo
Interview with Scott Van Loo, a part of César Chávez Cultural Center 35th Anniversary celebration. On September 3, 2020 the César Chávez Cultural Center celebrated their 35th Anniversary. “A Legacy of Paying it Forward” is the theme and the starting point for asking past directors of the Center, how they've "paid it forward" through the years during and after their time at UNC.
February 01, 2021
Center for Women's and Gender Equity Spring 2021 Book Club Kickoff
Since the beginning of Summer 2020, the Center for Women's and Gender Equity has hosted a virtual book club in order to create community, conversation, and to learn more about topics related to feminism, women and gender, gender in relation to other intersecting identities, etc. This semester we will continue to host our virtual book club as we read "Resisting Disappearance: Military Occupation and Women’s Activism in Kashmir" by UNC’s very own Dr. Ather Zia!
January 19, 2021
MLK Virtual March 2021
Watch the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March and Celebration from January 18, 2021.
A collaborative effort by Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, Greeley-Evans School District 6,
Aims Community College, Highplains Library District, and the City of Greeley.
I always loved how diverse UNC is and learning all these places people come from...
- Alexis Loma, Class of 2020