The national honor recognizes U.S. colleges and universities
that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and
inclusion. This is the seventh consecutive year Tri-C has been
named a HEED Award recipient.
“The current social environment in our country reinforces the
importance of what this award represents,” said
Tri-C’s director of diversity and inclusion. “We consider the
HEED review a benchmarking tool to measure progress toward
The November 2020 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity will
feature Tri-C as one of this year’s 90 award recipients. Five
are from Ohio. Tri-C is the only community college in the state
to be honored.
The HEED Award process consists of a comprehensive application
examining various aspects of campus diversity and inclusion,
from leadership support through the recruitment and retention of
students and employees.
“Our standards are high, and we look for institutions where
diversity and inclusion are woven into the work being done every
day across their campus,” said Lenore Pearlstein,
publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
For more information about
the 2020 HEED Award, visit