Posts Tagged ‘Diversity’

U.S. Deputy Surgeon General encourages nurses to be bold and influence public policy

February 1, 2017

Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, the U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, visited Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) on Monday, January 10, to speak to a packed audience of students, faculty, alumni and campus leaders. In her presentation, “Health Policy Priorities for Nursing: Past, Present, and Future,” the nation’s top nurse gave . . .

VUSN and VUSM present MLK Day lecture Jan. 16

January 9, 2017

David Gordon, dean of the University of Akron College of Health Professions, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in conjunction with the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt. He will speak in Light Hall, Room 208 and lunch will be provided for the first 100 attendees.

Nominations due for VU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

January 4, 2017

  The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, January 16, 2017, to a faculty or staff member in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing or School of Medicine who truly emulates the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through his or her work. This service can be in areas…

VUSN ranked 4th in awarding graduate degrees to Native Americans

December 16, 2016

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has ranked the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing No. 4 in the United States for the number of graduate degrees awarded to Native Americans.

U.S. Deputy Surgeon General lecture at 3 p.m. today

December 13, 2016

NOTE: Lecture is at 3 p.m. today. Some information had an incorrect start time.  Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, the deputy surgeon general of the United States, will deliver the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s (VUSN) inaugural Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. in Nursing Annex room 155. The free…

Events honor King’s call to dream, serve, inspire

January 23, 2014

Vanderbilt University Medical Center honored the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with, among other events, a lecture by UCLA Nursing School Dean Courtney Lyder, N.D., Sc.D., and presentation of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. award.