Statement on Nondiscrimination


NCC does not discriminate against any person in employment or educational opportunities because of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, or based on an individual's actual or perceived disability, or on a person's association with a person with a disability.

The Executive Director of Human Resources serves as the EEO Officer and 504/ADA and Title VI Coordinator and is available to anyone seeking additional information or wishing to file a complaint. Inquiries can be made at 610.861.5460 or

Title IX - Sexual Discrimination, Harassment, Violence

Northampton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs or activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination. Northampton Community College complies with Title IX and has designated the following individuals to serve as the Title IX Coordinator and the Title IX Deputy Coordinators:

Title IX Coordinator

Brian J. Shegina
Associate Director, Human Resources
Kopecek 237

Title IX Deputy Coordinators

Belinda A. Austin
Associate Dean, Student & College Services
Monroe 148-C

Janelle L. Howey
Director, Residence Life
College Center 206B

Brennan McCarthy
Assistant Athletic Director
Spartan Center, Athletic Suite 133

Dr. Tom O'Connor
Director, Prior Learning Assessment
College Center, Room 102

Dr. Amy Porter
Assistant Director, Housing & Residence Life
College Center 200

K. Samantha Schaible
Benefits Manager, Human Resources
Kopecek 232

Any student, employee, or applicant for employment or admission to the College who believes that he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of sex, may file a complaint with the Title IX Coordinator or either Deputy Coordinator. The Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinator will assist the complainant to resolve the complaint in a prompt and equitable manner. Their responsibilities include: (1) tracking and monitoring incidents, including sex discrimination and sexual misconduct; (2) ensuring that the College responds effectively to each complaint; and (3) where appropriate, conducting investigations of particular situations. The Title IX Coordinator has the ultimate oversight responsibility over the Deputy Coordinators.