Statements on Diversity, Inclusion, & Tolerance
Southeast Community College values the opportunity to provide quality applied technology and academic educational
opportunities for the students, businesses and communities of our district. To achieve that purpose, Southeast
Community College will:
The mission of the College’s Access/Equity/Diversity Office is to promote opportunities and advancement for a diverse
and dynamic student, faculty/staff, and community population through creating and sustaining a positive,
compassionate, reflective and inclusive culture.
The college community is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and the development of integrity. In order to
thrive and excel, this community must preserve the freedom of thought and expression of all its members. A culture
of respect that honors the rights, safety, dignity and worth of every individual is essential to preserve such
By choosing to be members of this community, we pledge our respect for the standards of the community and for the
rights and well-being of all its members.
As a member of the college community, I pledge that:
Jose J. Soto, Vice President for Access/Equity/Diversity
Southeast Community College Area Lincoln, NE
*The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights enforces Title IX's prohibition on discrimination on the basis of sex to also include discrimination based on gender identity.