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 Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity 

AACC promotes increased access and success for the diverse community college population by securing federal and private support to colleges and providing opportunities, resources, and information related to persistence, retention, program completion, and transfer.

AACC is committed to diversity in its policies, programs, and relationships, as well as in its efforts to build, maintain, and promote a culture of equity and inclusion.


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Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)  
Applications for the Summer Health Professions Education Program are now available (SHPEP).  Co-sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AACC) -  community college students interested in careers in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and public health have the opportunity to apply for a free six week  summer enrichment program.  For more information and an application, please visit  The deadline is March 1st, 2017.  

The Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE) is launching a College Presidents Campaign to engage community college presidents in its work to accelerate the success of immigrant students and raise awareness of the critical role community colleges play in immigrant education and integration. Sign the Presidents Pledge to commit to advancing immigrant student success and helping the economy thrive. For more information, please visit   

The 11th Annual Black, Brown and College Bound
Hillsborough Community College will host the 11th annual Black, Brown and College Bound Conference (BBCB), February 22-25, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.  The conference theme is: Pathways to Success: The Next Decade for Black and Latino Males in Higher Education. For additional information and registration, please visit

 Upcoming Events

Community College Conference on Legal Issues
Orlando, FL
Understanding The Laws That Shape Our Institutions
Host: Valencia College
January 22-24, 2017

2017 Black, Brown and College Bound Conference
Tampa, FL
New Pathways to Success: The Next Decade for Black and Latino Males in Higher Education
Host: Hillsborough Community College
February 22-25, 2017

12th Annual American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) Conference
Irvine, CA
Degrees of Value: Focus on Student Learning
March 9-11, 2017


 Leadership Programs

National Association for Diversity Officers in Higher Education Conference (NADOHE)
Washington, DC
The Next Ten Years - Success Through Leadership and Advocacy
March 13-15, 2017

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 2017 Diversity, Learning and Student Success Conference
Jacksonville, FL
Voices Leading Change
March 16-18, 2017

National Council on Black American Affairs- NE Regional (NCBAA-NE) 2017 Conference
Lyndhurst, NJ
Leadership and Engagement for Student Success: Renewal & Transformation
Host: Bergen Community College
March 23-24, 2017

 Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Kevin Christian
Senior Program Associate, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity
Ph: 202.728.0200 x262


Learn more about our Minority Male Student Success Database.

Minority Male Student Success in the Nation’s Community Colleges

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