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Michelle Rios-DominguezDiversity & InclusionMichelle Rios-Dominguez
Manager of Diversity & Inclusion

My role at the College to help propel the College’s diversity and inclusion objectives. Through community-wide collaborations and partnerships, I serve in developing and implementing strategic diversity and inclusion initiatives to engage the entire campus community. I provide leadership in developing and implementing strategies to integrate effective diversity practices with College workplace practices, and monitor progress in creating a more diverse and inclusive work environment.

I am a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and have completed Cornell University's Diversity Management Certificate Program (CCDP). I am committed to providing excellent service to our students, staff and faculty. I am fortunate to work with professionals that share my focus of providing the College's students and employees with holistic support and valuable services. I have been working at Ithaca College since 2004 and in the office of Human Resources since 2008. Prior to coming to Ithaca College, I recruited for JCPenney, managed a Behavorial Health Clinic and was Payroll Account Manager for Advantage Payroll.

Born and raised in the boogie down Bronx, I consider myself a New Yorican and am proud of my Caribbean roots! Our household is big and loud, which comes with a family wih 6 kids and two adults, but I wouldn't have it any other way!

Please feel free to contact me directly at mriosdominguez@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1506 if I can be of any service to you.