Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Father, young daughter, and mother sitting outside. Mother is wearing a black, graduation cap and gown


Columbia-Greene Community College welcomes, acknowledges, respects, and celebrates all identities, backgrounds, perspectives, and idea expression. At C-GCC equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) will be key to achieving the values and goals of the institution.


Columbia-Greene Community College seeks to build a community that upholds the inherent worth and dignity of all individuals in an atmosphere of mutual respect, trust, and civility.



Columbia-Greene is committed to identifying and removing barriers, improving fairness in systems and outcomes, and developing a more inclusive understanding of how opportunities for success and achievement can be made accessible to all community members.


Columbia-Greene is committed to fostering a vibrant and healthy community that involves recognizing and supporting differences.


Columbia-Greene is committed to working together to ensure all voices are heard and valued, reflecting an appreciation of diversity, and a sense of belonging for all students and employees.