Equity, Pathways, & Inclusion

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SMC + NCORE 2022

Equity, Pathways, & Inclusion is sponsoring up to 20 SMC employees to attend NCORE 2022 in Portland, Oregon!

Deadline for interest forms was Friday, April 29th at noon!

Visit the EPI NCORE 2022 Info Page to Learn More


What is Equity, Pathways, and Inclusion?

The Division of Equity, Pathways, and Inclusion is committed to developing an integrated infrastructure to support and meet the needs of all our college campus community (students, faculty, staff, administrators) to reach SMC’s racial equity imperative and student success goals both inside and outside the classroom.

Current EPI Events and Resources

Upcoming webinars, series, and resources from EPI and our partners in equity.

Access your SMC Portal for the
Racial Equity Leadership Alliance

SMC has renewed our membership for year two of the California Community Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance.
On average, 93% of attendees reported that they found each session practically useful. Visit our new webpage to learn about our membership, access your personal Equity Connect portal, sign up to attend this year's sessions, and view previous sessions and materials. The SMC Community may access a SharePoint folder with viewable and downloadable recordings and materials from each of the 12 monthly sessions.

Visit SMC + USC Equity Alliance Resources Page


Contact Us

For questions or to learn more about Equity, Pathways, & Inclusion, please feel free to email us: EPI@smc.edu

Main Phone Line

The EPI Team:

  • Maria Muñoz, Ph.D – Dean of Equity, Pathways, & Inclusion (Interim)
  • Silvana Carrion-Palomares – Project Manager, National Science Foundation Grant
  • Eartha Johnson – Project Manager, Guided Pathways and Student Equity and Achievement Program (SEAP)
  • Guido Davis del Piccolo – Faculty Lead, Redesign/Guided Pathways
  • Paige Glaves – Administrative Assistant II

Please excuse our dust as a more comprehensive webpage is being developed for this new department and its associated programs.


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