The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council

Our Commitment

Paul Smith’s College is making strides towards implementing ways to create and support a diverse and inclusive community on campus.

Why is Diversity Important to Our Students

  • Diversity expands our experience
  • Diversity enhances social development
  • Diversity prepares students for future career success
  • Diversity prepares students for work in a global society
  • Interactions with people different than ourselves increases our knowledge base
  • Diversity promotes creative thinking
  • Diversity enhances self-awareness
  • Diversity enriches the multiple perspectives developed with academia

2020 Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award

The Global Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award seeks to recognize a student AND a faculty/staff member who display leadership in fostering diversity and inclusion both on campus and within the surrounding community.

2022 Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award

Congratulations to staff member Ricky Williams and 冰球突破mg平台 student Widnie Dorilas! 

Paul Smith’s College First Nation Club

The purpose of First Nations is to better educate the 冰球突破mg平台 community and us in the knowledge and history of the First Nations people and their traditional practices. We aim to develop and participate in programs that possess both traditional and non-traditional activities in which we share our knowledge with each other. All are welcome.
For more information, please contact



Paul Smith’s College Pride Club

The mission of the Pride Club is to foster a safe and supportive environment for all students regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. The club seeks to achieve this mission through education, awareness, and connecting with allies in the student body staff, and faculty. All are welcome.

For more information, contact Deb Naybor for more information.