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Diversity and Inclusion

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department is an evolving entity at The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences (TCC). We continue to process change, development, and transformation, not only at the college or within the work of the department, but also in the surrounding communities of the college.

We are committed to creating a campus environment that values, appreciates, and celebrates diversity while promoting inclusiveness, multiculturalism, and global awareness. We will know that inclusive excellence is achieved when all individuals on the campus of TCC feel welcomed, respected, and encouraged to achieve their goals.

Anita Frazier - MBA, AAAED Consultant – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Anita.Frazier@thechristcollege.edu

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Location:

The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences Medical Office Building, Suite 306 2123 Auburn Ave Cincinnati, OH 45219

Office Telephone: (513) 585-0180 Fax: (513) 585-3540

Definition of Diversity

The definition of diversity at The Christ College of Nursing is broad; it includes, but is not limited to, individual differences, such as personality, learning styles and life experiences, and group/social differences such as age, race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, language, nationality, physical and mental abilities, political viewpoint, and religion (Adapted from Association of American Colleges & Universities, 2009).

Office of Diversity

The mission of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences is to promote the academic and personal growth of all students regardless of variations in thoughts, experiences, values and traditions. We consider the rich diversity of our students, faculty, and staff to be both a defining characteristic and an essential source of the strength of our college.

Years of research has shown that diversity in a welcoming and respectful environment, will encourage critical thinking, help reduce stereotypes, and will strengthen the ability to communicate and work across lines of identity and differences. We consider these to be essential skills needed in a globally-connected world. We are committed to providing a diverse learning environment that all students need to grow into the leaders and productive citizens in the healthcare industry.

We believe that diversity enhances the learning experience by exposing and challenging us to consider, weigh and value the thoughts, experiences and practices of others different from ourselves. Our Vision, Mission, and Core Values point out that inclusion is part of our purpose, and in our Diversity Plan we embrace that our college can achieve excellence if we are diverse.

Please use this link to read more about our Vision, Mission, and Core Values.

Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

In accordance with the Strategic Plan and Diversity Action Plan, The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences continues to serve our learning community and the communities that surround our campus.

See a list of our Diversity and Inclusion initiatives here

Diversity & Inclusion Scholarships

Current and upcoming scholarship opportunities. The links are not live, please copy and paste the URL to open in your browser.

TCCNHS Minority Scholarship

The Minority Scholarship at The Christ College of Nursing & Health Sciences (TCCNHS) promotes commitment to excellence in education and aims to deliver on our goal of ensuring that the College environment is diverse, inclusive, representative of our community, and provides equal opportunity for each student to succeed. The TCCNHS Minority Scholarship has been established in alignment with the TCCNHS Strategic Plan and Diversity Action Plan to assist students of diverse cultural backgrounds in the opportunity to pursue an education and career in the healthcare industry. Please visit the link below to learn more about TCCHNS Minority Scholarship.

Opens February 1st Deadline April 1st

Follow this link to see a list of local scholarships that may help students pursue their dreams of higher education. You are encouraged to visit the website to confirm the information prior to applying[](https://cincinnatizetas.org/welscholarship/)[](https://cincinnatizetas.org/welscholarship/)

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