Corning Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational and employment opportunity and access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, criminal conviction, or any other protected characteristic. Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.
The College’s policy is in accordance with federal and state law and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the NYS Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.
Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations, and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to: R. Nannette Nicholas, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator, 1 Academic Drive, Corning, NY 14830, firstname.lastname@example.org, 607-962-9444. Inquiries may also be directed to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, OCR.NewYork@ed.gov, 646-428-3800. The College’s complete Equal Employment and Education Opportunity Policy and the procedure for filing complaints of discrimination and harassment, is available on the College website, www.corning-cc.edu or from the Human Resources Office in the Classroom Building.