Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Statement:

Kilgore College is unwavering in preserving a community of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are passionate about all students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders who make up the college system. Our passion is fueled by the desire to welcome all with open arms regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, ability status, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language, physical appearance, and diverse thoughts.  We are steadfast in keeping our culture centered on respecting the uniqueness of all and destroying barriers. Kilgore College is resolute in its pledge to true Radical Hospitality by focusing on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We are Kilgore College!

  • Diversity: Kilgore College embraces and is committed to a diverse culture, including diverse thoughts (ideas, values, and perceptions). We respect and value everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, ability status, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language, and physical appearance.
  • Equity: Kilgore College is devoted to building safeguards for all individuals by promoting fair treatment, removing barriers, creating access, opportunity, and advancement, and improving equity with procedures and processes for students, faculty, staff, and community.
  • Inclusion: Kilgore College does not tolerate discrimination of any kind. Our values of inclusion are ensuring that all individuals are treated with dignity and respect, celebrating freedom of authenticity, and providing a strong and supportive atmosphere. Our inclusive environment embraces differences and offers respect in words and actions for all people. We are committed to these values.

DEI Committee at KC:

  • Chair: David Rangel
  • Vice-Chair: Portia Scott
  • Other committee members: Jonathan Kaan, Cori Holden, Rene’ Wiley, Estonia Graves, Ebony Allison-Dennis, Jesseca Watson and Karla Mojica