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Library and Museum DI&A: Department Faculty and Staff

Mines Community Association

MCA - Mines Community Association - in support of our diversity, inclusion and access strategies, and guiding principles, operates in an inclusive manner encouraging all employees to join groups regardless of  their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status, or other protected classification.

Arthur Lakes Library is pleased to announce the participation Sherry Muniz, the Library's Preservationist, in the LatinX MCA.  " Our purpose is to support ourselves and other groups through engagement, professional development, networking, raising  cultural awareness, community involvement, outreach and recruitment for faculty and staff who identify as Latino. "

For more information contact Kyle Castro at

ASIST Trained


Numerous Library Faculty/Staff are ASIST trained. (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) teaches trainees to provide a skilled intervention and develop a collaborative safety plan to keep someone safe and alive.

Library Faculty & Staff fall 2019

Library faculty & staff

Mines Community Allliance II

Outreach & Engagement Librarian Gyasi Evans has been named the chair of the Black Mines Community Alliance (BMCA). Gyasi recently shared BMCA’s library-related goals: “We  are committed to creating space that focuses on networking, mentoring, professional development, cultural awareness, programming, retention, recruitment, outreach, and support for staff and faculty that identify as Black/African American on the Mines campus in addition to partnering w/ the other Mines Community Alliance groups to promote the need for divinity, inclusion, and access on the Mines campus."

If you are interested In joining the BMCA please email Gyasi at