Dr. Sapphire Cureg
Director, Office of Diversity Education (ODE)
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859Office:
(989) 774-1727 Email: ODE@CMICH.EDU
The Director of the Office of Diversity Education brings over 20 years of experience in administration, research, public service, non-profit organizations and management in higher education to the position. Dr. Cureg has an extensive background in international education, diversity, multicultural affairs and intercultural communication. New establishments emerged under her guidance including the Center for Inclusive Excellence at Southern Illinois University and Bluefield State College, WV. which opened and directed new innovative and multipurpose spaces built on the principles of Inclusive Excellence established by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).
Previous senior-level experience includes serving as the inaugural Diversity Officer at Mercy College of Health Sciences/ Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa; Organization & Development Executive Officer for the Iowa Department of Human Services; Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Marketing; Hospice of Central Iowa; Adjunct Professor at Des Moines University; and Health Care Administrator (Sub-acute/long term healthcare) at Hillhaven Corporation in Santa Cruz, Los Angeles, and Burbank, California.
Dr. Cureg earned her doctorate in educational counseling and student support services and her MPA from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She holds a bachelor’s degree in foods and nutrition from Far Eastern University in Manila, Philippines.
Kyra L. Williams
Executive Secretary, Office of Diversity Education (ODE)
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Office: (989) 774-7318
Fax: (989) 774-1727
Student Staff Assistant