"The true college will ever have one goal — not to earn meat, but to know the end and aim of that life which meat nourishes." – W.E.B. Dubois

Dubois is calling us to spend our time in college expanding our world view and not only focusing on the increase of our earning power.

Talking about race, discrimination, racial battle fatigue and white privilege makes a lot people uncomfortable, but it is in those uncomfortable moments that we set a learning agenda in order to change the racist world we live in.


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  • Healing Racial Trauma: The Road to Resilience, by Sheila Wise Rowe
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  • Teaching About Race and Racism in the College Classroom (Notes from a white professor), by Cyndi Kernahan
  • White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin DiAngelo, PhD
  • White Guys on Campus: Racism, White Immunity, and the Myth of “Post-Racial” Higher Education, by Nolan L. Cabrera
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Purpose and Mission Statement

Purpose: The Office of Intercultural Engagement coordinates, develops, and implements programs, events, and resources that provide opportunities for students, staff, and faculty to engage in intercultural learning opportunities.

Mission: The mission of the Office of Intercultural Engagement (OIE) is to promote and support access and equity for persons of every race and ethnic heritage, gender, religion, ability, linguistic diversity, and sexual orientation. In collaboration with existing college programs and offices, OIE promotes and facilitates the academic, professional, and personal development of members of the TCC community with an emphasis on underrepresented groups. This is accomplished through advocacy, direct service, and cultural programming.