Posts Tagged ‘Diversity’

Diversity in Action calendar for March 2019 available

March 4, 2019

Looking for events and activities relating to diversity and inclusion? Check March 2019’s Diversity in Action for VUSN, Vanderbilt and local cultural events, along with listings of nursing conferences with a diversity and inclusion emphasis. More

Diversity Month at School of Nursing wraps up with student presentations

February 26, 2019

Interest in diversity, equity and inclusion at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has expanded so much that what formerly was a one-day event turned into a series of events for the month of February. In the past, the school held a one-day diversity event that featured student-created poster presentations about different cultures and health…

VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture by advocate and nonverbal speaker available to view

January 23, 2019

An overflow audience attended the January 14 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture given by Holly and Eileen Forlenza. An estimated 250 students, faculty, staff and interested community members heard the presentation by Holly, a nonverbal motivational speaker, and her mother Eileen, an advocate for family involvement in health care. The event was taped and is available here.

MLK Day lecture on “Diversity, Inclusion and Equity: Our Collective Responsibility” is Jan. 21

January 16, 2019

Deborah Deas, MD, MPH, the Mark and Pam Rubin Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in Light Hall, Room 208. Her lecture is in conjunction with the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt and sponsored by the Vanderbilt…

Advocate and nonverbal speaker to give VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture Jan. 14, 2019

December 17, 2018

A nonverbal motivational speaker and her mother, an advocate for family involvement in health care, will present the January 2019 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, Jan. 14, noon-1 p.m. in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 161. “From Try to Triumph: The Journey of a Nonverbal Young Adult” given by Holly Forlenza and Eileen Forlenza is…

School of Nursing names new assistant dean of diversity and inclusion

September 24, 2018

Rolanda Johnson, PhD, MSN, assistant dean for academics and associate professor of nursing, has been named assistant dean for diversity and inclusion for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She replaces Assistant Professor Jana Lauderdale, who returned to her faculty role. As assistant dean for diversity and inclusion, Johnson oversees VUSN’s efforts to support and foster…

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