The Center for Inclusive education engages in substantive partnerships to develop and implement innovative models that promote the success of underrepresented minorities in doctoral education and academic careers. The CIE activities focuses on providing the necessary academic and professional support systems to enable the student s flourishes in their academic pursuits.
The Center for Inclusive Education was a major step toward institutionalizing the goals and accomplishments of diversity programs at Stony Brook University. Currently, all graduate level diversity programs operate out of the Center and over ten undergraduate programs are affiliated with the Center through active collaborations. For Departments the Center offers assistance with recruitment, conversion and retention issues as well as assistance with grant proposals and external site visits. At the campus level, the Center works to streamline communication and activities to maximize interrelated program resources and efficiency.