Diversity Committee

The School of Psychology is committed to providing our students and faculty with an educational environment that promotes respect and appreciation for the tremendous diversity found in our world. As such, the School of Psychology sponsors the -- an active committee composed of faculty and students devoted to fostering a climate of appreciation and respect for human equality for all individuals regardless of race, color, disability, national origin, religion, age, sex, and sexual orientation. The committee works to promote diversity awareness and provide diversity-related information and programs to students within the School of Psychology and throughout the campus. Common activities include:

  • The “Diversity Out Loud” colloquia series
  • Leading a “Safe Zone” initiative
  • Participating in the annual FIT International Festival
  • Hosting a festive and informative annual holiday party celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid, Diwali, and Kwanzaa. 
  • Providing informational heritage month materials
  • The “Movie Night” series

Mission Statement

Florida Institute of Technology, School of Psychology is committed to promoting respect and appreciation for the tremendous diversity found in our country and in our student body. The School of Psychology values equal opportunity and pledges to foster awareness of the rights, responsibilities, and contributions of each individual regardless of race, color, disability, national origin, religion, age, sex, and sexual orientation. The dedication of the School of Psychology to the principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity will be expressed by basing decisions on individual merit and not discriminatory practices.

The School of Psychology pledges to take affirmative steps to recruit and provide outreach to individuals who have faced or have overcome social, economic, and other disadvantages, individuals with extraordinary talents or accomplishments, and individuals who in other ways contribute to the diversity of the School of Psychology.