Jan 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 Catalog & Student Handbook

Nondiscrimination Policy


Nondiscrimination Policy

 

Brightpoint Community College (Brightpoint) does not discriminate in employment or education opportunity on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, age, gender, sex, political affiliation, religion, military service or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or other non-merit factors in its programs or activities.

 

Harassment of an individual or group on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, age, gender, sex, political affiliation, religion, military service or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or other non-merit factors in its programs or activities has no place in a learning or work environment and is prohibited.

 

Please note that any gender-based discrimination or sex-based discrimination to include sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking should be directed to Sandra Kirkland, Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator and/or Michelle Spencer, Associate Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator. Please refer to the Sexual Misconduct Webpage at https://www.brightpoint.edu/about/title-ix-and-sexual-misconduct/ to access the Brightpoint Title IX policy and procedures and for the optional reporting form.  Title IX includes protections for pregnant students.

 

If you would like to file a report of discrimination other than sex or gender-based discrimination, please follow the Brightpoint Student Grievance Policy and Procedures.

 

Brightpoint Community College (Brightpoint) is an open-admission institution offering career and technical programs in the following career clusters:

 

Advanced Manufacturing, Architecture, Construction and Skilled Trades

Arts and Communication

Business, Management, Finance, and Marketing

Education

Engineering, Computer Science and Natural Science

Health Sciences

Government, Human Services, Law and Public Safety

Information Technology

 

Some of the career and technical programs offer admission based on selective criteria through a separate application process or through special conditions that are nondiscriminatory.  These programs are:

 

Dietary Manager, Career Studies Certificate

Emergency Medical Services, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Career Studies Certificate

Emergency Medical Services, Paramedic, Associate of Applied Science

Massage Therapy, Career Studies Certificate

Nurse Aide/Medication Aide, Career Studies Certificate

Nursing, Associate of Applied Science

Funeral Services, Associate of Applied Science

 

Inquiries related to the College’s nondiscrimination statement should be directed to:

 

Ms. Sandra Kirkland

Dean of Students

Title IX Coordinator

ADA/Section 504 Coordinator

Title II Coordinator

13101 Route 1, Chester, VA 23831

skirkland@brightpoint.edu

804-706-5208/804-594-1566

 

If requested, this document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities.  Consumers with hearing or speech disabilities may contact the college via their preferred Telecommunications Relay Service.