Discovering and Respecting Differences

Diversity at DCTC

Discovering and Respecting Differences

 

The faculty, staff and students at DCTC consider mutual understanding and respect a top priority on campus. Our college community is committed to creating a positive, engaging environment that welcomes opinions and ideas from people from all nations, backgrounds and cultures.

Our student population features scholars from all over the world, including countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, South America,the Middle East and, of course, North America.

Students with African American, European American, Native American, Asian American and Hispanic heritages are enrolled in our programs, reflecting a growing and promising diversity in Minnesota and across the country.

MULTICULTURAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION

Did you know that more than 20 different cultures are represented in DCTC's student body? Members of the Multicultural Student Leadership Association believe in the importance of not only recognizing our differences, but also embracing and learning from them. MSLA gives students from all cultures the chance to learn, belong and grow by experiencing the rich world of people that visits our campus everyday. Get more information and become a member today!

TuitionMatch-MN

TuitionMatch-MN provides financial literacy courses, individualized career counseling, and work experiences. It helps to keep you on track so you can graduate with minimal debt and are fully prepared to enter the workforce. And, you can triple your money! Save $1 and TuitionMatch-MN will match it with $3. Find out more about TuitionMatch-MN.

Diversity Council Chair

Harold Torrence
Harold Torrence
Business Management Instructor
harold.torrence@dctc.edu
651-423-8606
BIO

Diversity Council Members

Patrick Lair
Xoung Tran
Susan Kingsbury
Amy Eppen
Anna Voight
Lynne Weirke
Hilary Sharp
Brett Kolles
Denise Strenger
Erin Manthey
Susan Farmer
Brent Newville
Mike Opp
Lynne Hvidsten
Dora Schumaker
Bill Eilers
Scott Glime

DIVERSITY IN THE NEWS

 

Resources

360 Communities
360 Communities has two sexual and domestic violence shelters, two family resource centers, a network of five food shelves and three programs that support school success from birth through high school graduation. No matter how a person reaches out to 360 Communities for help, they have access to a full circle of support from all of their programs and resources. Visit www.360communities.org for more information.

Laos Assistance Center
www.laocenter.org

Hmong American Partnership
www.hmong.org

Minnesota Literacy Council
www.mnliteracy.org

Minnesota Minority Education Partnership
www.mmep.org

Minnesota State College Student Association
www.mscsa.org

East African Women's Center
cscmn.org

Southeast Asian Community Council
www.seacc-mn.org

African Assistance Program
admin@aapusa.org

College Possible
www.collegepossible.org

African American Family Services
www.aafs.net

African Community Services
www.africancs.org

American Refugee Committee
www.arcrelief.org

Amigos de las Americas
www.amigoslink.org

Center for Asian Pacific Islanders
www.capiusa.org

Cambodian-American Family Alliance
763-533-0846

Additional resources may be available. If you are looking for a resource you don't see here, please contact Harold Torrence at harold.torrence@dctc.edu or 651-423-8606.

Upcoming Diversity Events