Posts Tagged ‘Diversity’

Advocate for nurses and Americans 50+ to give VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture Jan. 9

December 11, 2017

Alicia Georges, EdD, FAAN, a leading nursing advocate and the national volunteer president-elect of 38-million member AARP, will be the first speaker in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 2018 Dean Diversity Lecture series. She will present “Journey to Leadership in Nursing and Beyond: Insight for Future Nurse Leaders” on Tuesday, Jan. 9, noon-1 p.m….

VUSN offers poverty simulation exercise as part of Nov. 10 conference

November 6, 2017

Attendees to the “Cultivating the Scholar-Activist” conference to be held on campus Friday, Nov. 10, will have the opportunity to experience the eye-opening Community Action Poverty Simulation facilitated by two School of Nursing faculty. Registration is still open.

Students and faculty experience what life is like when you’re poor

August 24, 2017

How do you cash your paycheck if the banks are closed when you get off work? What is your alternative to leaving your underage children home alone if you don’t have childcare? And how can you get to work, meet with assistance providers or attend health care appointments when you don’t have transportation? Health care…

Health care, research and Latino populations subject of May 11 guest lecture

April 25, 2017

Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, DrPH, R.N., FAAN, dean of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, will deliver the spring 2017 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Thursday, May 11, at 2 p.m. in Godchaux Nursing Annex room 161.

National diversity expert speaks May 3 on going beyond rhetoric of equity and opportunity

April 20, 2017

G. Rumay Alexander, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s interim chief diversity officer, will present a talk Wednesday, May 3, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Godchaux Nursing Annex, Room 161, in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Lunch will be provided but requires an RSVP. Alexander, who is also professor and director of the Office of Inclusive Excellence at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing, will speak on “Equity of Opportunity: Beyond the Rhetoric.”

Jana Lauderdale receives university leadership award

April 7, 2017

Jana Lauderdale, assistant dean for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Nursing, received the second Joseph A. Johnson, Jr. Distinguished Leadership Professor Award ever given by Vanderbilt University The honor recognizes faculty leadership in equity, diversity and inclusion in academic endeavors and was presented during Vanderbilts spring faculty assembly. “I am so very honored,” Lauderdale said after receiving the award. “When you aren’t expecting something and it happens–it makes you all the more appreciative and grateful.”