Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies (CGIS)

Mission

The mission of the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies (CGIS) is to foster and develop equity and respect for social, racial, ethnic, cultural, economic, sexual orientation, and environmental justice and diversity within the campus and larger community. The Center educates about systems of oppression and discrimination, and strives to enable mutual respect and understanding of cultures and underrepresented groups. The Center focuses on the development of diversity across the curriculum; the promotion of research; the facilitation of student, staff and faculty development; and the recommendation of policy.

TransAction 2020

TransAction will be on Friday, March 6, 2020. This day-long conference is focused on increasing opportunities for and inclusion of people of all gender identity and expression- especially in higher education. Keynotes and breakout sessions will be announced soon. 

Contact Us

Jena Nicols Curtis 
Director

Sue Pettitt
Office Assistant 2
Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies
Old Main, Room 122
Phone: 607-753-2250
mgs@cortland.edu