Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

DEI at Rock Valley College

Transform our campus, change the world. Our vision is to be a campus and community that embodies trust, equity, and a sense of belonging.

Rock Valley College is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus where all learners can make progress towards their educational and career goals. Therefore, the College shall establish initiatives, measures, programs, procedures, and curriculum to advance equity and inclusion for students, staff, faculty, administration, vendors and contractors, and other community partners.

Our core values include: cultural competence, equity-mindedness, fairness, mutual respect, objective truth, sense of belonging, and solidarity.

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award winners of 2023 Eagles Awards of Excellence at RVC

Eagle Awards of Excellence in DEI

The Eagle Awards of Excellence recognizes excellence in the following categories: Student, Faculty, Staff, Community Partner, and Distinguished Service.

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Students, faculty, and staff can get involved by joining DEI-related groups, committees, and initiatives.

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The Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion supports Rock Valley College's mission "to create and sustain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus where all learners can progress towards their educational and career goals" in collaboration with students, employees, and community partners by providing trainings and workshops, hosting campus and community events, supporting relevant student and employee affinity groups, facilitating intergroup dialogue, offering conflict mediation, and regularly assessing college practices and procedures in the pursuit of Cultural Proficiency and Inclusive Excellence.