Dr. Brenda Pinkney; Director of Diversity and Inclusion

“The Director of Diversity and Inclusion puts an umbrella over SCF’s efforts to foster an environment that is welcoming to all students and employees.”  

Dr. Brenda Pinkney, director of diversity and inclusion, reflects the college’s long-term commitment to an inclusive environment for all students, faculty and staff members. Dr. Pinkney, who has a doctorate in educational leadership from Argosy University and who has served as an academic adviser and diversity representative with the College, will create a comprehensive strategic vision and effort to address a diversity and inclusion program plan. 

“As Director of Diversity and Inclusion, I will serve a deliberate role as a champion for a diverse and inclusive institution, as I believe that all people should be treated with dignity and respect,” she says.

SCF is committed to expanding opportunities to under­represented populations in its community. Ongoing initiatives, including the SCF Collegiate School, Bridge to Baccalaureate Program, College Reach-Out Program, Summer Bridge Programs, Expanding Our Boundaries Task Force, Career Employee Promotion Process and the SCF Leadership Academy, are aimed at inclusion, diversity and impact through community engagement.

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
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