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Contact Angie de Braga Nevada System of Higher Education Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Great Basin College Committee Member at 775-753-2231 for more information!


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Jinho Jung
GBC Mathematics Instructor / Diversity Advisory Committee Member
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Chancellor's Diversity Roundtable Advisory Board Members:

Antoinette Cavanaugh
Mikel Lopategui
Jose Negrete

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GBC and Diversity

Great Basin College Diversity Statement

Diversity at GBC graphic.Great Basin College is an open door institution providing access to higher education and the opportunity for all students - whether on campus or online - to learn and succeed in college. No one is excluded. GBC offers a range of academic programs, degrees and certificates for diverse populations of students with varying interests and abilities. GBC is committed to creating a learning environment that is respectful in which all students, faculty, and staff can fully participate. GBC embraces the inherent value of diversity, recognizing that dialogue between people with different perspectives, values, and backgrounds enhances learning.

Diversity Events

Nevada System of Higher Education Diversity Summit Presents

Guest Speaker Bree Newsome

Nevada System of Higher Education Diversity Summit Presents.Community Organizer and Activist who removed the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina State House. She is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, composer, singer, community activist and organizer who will share the essential role that art and symbols play in shaping culture and consciousness. She blends her artistic talents in pursuit of social and economic justice for all communities.

Thursday, March 30th
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Reno, Nevada
University of Nevada campus
Glick Ballrooms, The Joe

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Sponsored by Western Nevada College, Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada, Great Basin College, Truckee Meadows Community College, and the Associated Students of the University of Nevada.

Northern Nevada Diversity Summit

2017 Diversity Summit.The Northern Nevada Diversity Summit titled "Enhancing the Cultural Environment for All" is free and open for anyone to attend that will take place on Thursday, March 30th, 2017. This year’s summit will include over thirty (30) presentations in varying formats. The summit is a great learning and networking opportunity for you to attend.

The link to register to attend the summit is

More information about the Northern Nevada Diversity Summit can be found on the University of Nevada, Reno’s Diversity Initiatives website at

For any questions regarding the Student Speech Competition and the Northern Nevada Diversity Summit, please contact Matthew Aguirre at

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  • Civility - have respect for others: students, faculty, staff, and the campus community. Be respectful, polite, and considerate in any classroom, live or digital.
  • Active - embrace the active process of learning. To maintain a class environment that is conducive to learning: Be diligent, engaged, and committed.
  • Responsibilities - you are accountable for your actions, work, words, and behavior. Courteous behavior and responses are expected: Be honorable, conscientious, truthful, and dependable.
  • Excellence - in the classroom, optimizes an atmosphere of teaching and learning. Classroom discussion is meant for everyone’s viewpoint to be expressed on the topic at hand. All students should be afforded the courtesy and opportunity to be heard: Be exceptional.
  • Success - successful college students embrace all of the educational experience and welcome diversity and different ideas. Embrace challenges.

Diversity Resources and Data

Please view our diversity resources:

the International Food Festival and Student Government Association Barbecue.For More Information Contact

Angie de Braga
Nevada System of Higher Education Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Great Basin College Committee Member
Great Basin College
Phone: 775-753-2231

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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