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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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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 graphicGreat 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

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

International Food Festival & SGA BBQ Spring 2016.International Food Festival and Student Government Association Barbecue

Great Basin College faculty, staff and students shared their favorite ethnic dishes with information about the special meaning of the foods and their traditions at the International Food Festival and Student Government Association Barbecue in April 2016.

Status of Women Event: Empowering Women through Education

Barbara Buckley, Executive Director for the Legal Aid Center of Nevada, will discuss via recorded presentation, The Status of Women: Empowering Women through Education. This a GBC Brownbag Event being held on April 21 beginning at noon, so bring your lunch! The event will be available at the following locations:

  • Elko - GTA 128
  • Ely - Room 118
  • Pahrump - PVC 119
  • Winnemucca - GBC 108

See the poster here!

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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

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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