FNU has always focused on providing care to rural communities and underserved populations. This mission and the University’s focus on diversity and inclusion will be the foundation for FNU’s 9th annual Diversity Impact Conference. This exciting, collaborative event will bring FNU students, alumni, faculty and staff together to brainstorm the best ways to improve healthcare for all patients, regardless of their ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or physical location.
When: June 6-9, 2019
What: This four day conference hosted by FNU’s Diversity Impact Program focuses on enhancing care for minorities, marginalized people groups, and underserved communities. Participants will have the opportunity to:
- Attend sessions hosted by nationally recognized nursing leaders and field experts
- Participate in inclusive team-building exercises, and cultural awareness sessions
- Network with FNU students, faculty, and staff to strengthen collaborative discussions
- Engage in nurse-leadership strategies and cross-cultural activities and much more!
Who: This event is open to FNU students, alumni, faculty and staff who desire to improve minority health among underrepresented and marginalized groups. FNU students, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff can attend this event for FREE!
Where: The conference will take place at Frontier =Nursing University in beautiful Hyden, Kentucky. Between sessions, you can enjoy the scenic mountain views that surround the campus while you participate in outdoor activities such as hiking Mary Breckinridge’s nature trails!
How to Register: Click here to register for the 2019 Diversity Impact Student Conference. All attendees (students/alumni) will be responsible for arranging their mode of transportation to and from campus (i.e- flight, rental car, etc.). Seating reservations, campus room and board will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis until the conference has reached maximum capacity.
Additional Information: Travel assistance is available to students who have registered for the Diversity Impact 2019 event and are based on first-come, first-serve until the conference has reached maximum capacity. Please note that Frontier Nursing University is providing students with a travel stipend to attend the FNU Diversity Impact conference. Stipend amounts range from $0 – $500 for FNU students and are based on need and the distance the attendee has to travel.