The Diversity Impact Conference is designed to assist in promoting an inclusive learning and workforce environment at FNU, with a goal to increase diversity in the nursing and midwifery professions by recruiting and retaining underrepresented students and employees. It is through this growth and progress that FNU has been nationally recognized for preparing nursing and midwifery students to meet the healthcare demands of an increasingly diverse patient population.
The Office of DEI recently held the 11th Anniversary Diversity Impact Conference, “Dismantling Racism and Discrimination in Healthcare: Our Roles and Responsibilities," June 24-26, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the conference was held virtually. The resources ascertained at the conference will be disseminated over time to provide DEI training for facutly, staff, and students. For more information, contact the Office of DEI at firstname.lastname@example.org. Stay tuned for more details about our upcoming 2023 Diversity Impact Conference!
Learn more about FNU’s focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Activities
- Annual Diversity Impact Student Conference
- Quarterly speaking series with discussions focused on cultural awareness and inclusion
- Opportunities for participating in national diversity conferences and events as Student Ambassadors
- Opportunities for participation in work groups, committees and events focused on DEI
- Scholarship opportunities
- Access to the Multicultural Center, a resource center that highlights student cultural diversity as it relates to global health and cultural wellness
- Access to a closed social media group where students support one another and discuss issues and current events related to diversity in nursing and health disparities
FNU is honored to be recognized as a champion of diversity in education and in the workforce. We have received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award five years in a row!
“At Frontier Nursing University we oppose injustice and cruelty and condemn racism in all its forms. We support peaceful protests and demonstrations and join all those working to end systemic racism, racial violence, and police brutality. We are committed to building a culture that is inclusive and caring for all.” ~Dr. Susan Stone, FNU President~
“FNU values diversity and no matter what your background they find a fit for you and accommodate you very well.”
- Alesia Traeye
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