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
Student Senate Supports National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Advocacy is central to us in Student Senate and we’d like to take some time to acknowledge September as Suicide Prevention Month. Here are just some of the ways in which we can begin to create awareness of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and advocate for effected individuals, friends and family.
September 30, 2020
Center for Women's and Gender Equity Fall Book Club: Chapter 1-4 Meeting Review
Join the CWGE as we embark on the next chapter of our journey of our virtual book club. Over the course of the Fall 2020 semester, we will be reading "I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban" and holding space to debrief, process and have conversations surrounding the contents of the book and it's relevance to how important education is, especially for women and girls, and how access is limited.
September 22, 2020
Virtual Drop-Ins/Meetings with Efren Herrera, Academic Coach/GA for César Chávez Cultural Center
Efren Herrera, Academic Coach/Graduate Assistant for the César Chávez Cultural Center invites students to join in virtual or in-person drop-ins and meetings with him for a variety of student needs.
September 17, 2020
I always loved how diverse UNC is and learning all these places people come from...
- Alexis Loma, Class of 2020