Desmond Davis

Professional picture of Desmond with a sports coat and name tag
Position Title
Assistant Director of Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Department
Equity Inclusion and Title IX
Office Location
Student Leadership Center
Office Phone
607-587-4047
Education

Alfred University 2016

Teaching Overview

 

  • Cultural Humility 
  • Customer Service
  • Mentorship
  • Leadership Development 
  • L&D
Professional Experience
  • Public Speaking 
  • Training / Facilitating 
  • DEI Expert
Research
  • Cultural Humility
  • Men of Color in Higher Ed.
  • Equity
  • Justice 
Honors and Awards
  • SUNY S.A.I.L. Mentor

Desmond Davis is a higher education professional who works with community organizations and businesses to build a strong foundation of belonging, equity, and inclusion. In his youth Desmond was introduced to community outreach and has served on mission trips, keynoted for businesses and not-for-profit organizations, and conducted training for local government agencies. Currently serving as the Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Alfred State College,  where he provides culturally responsive programming, training, and advocates for student needs.  Desmond believes that student leaders and athletes have tremendous potential to lead college efforts forward, and is always looking for an opportunity to collaborate with the student body. In 2016, Desmond obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication studies with a minor in Marketing and has a number of certifications, the most recent coming from Yale School of Management.