Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: News 2021

Celebrating Pride Month

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee is honored to recognize Pride Month. During the month of June, across the globe, Pride Month is celebrated in tribute to those involved in the Stonewall Riots. With parades, festivals and concerts taking place across the globe, there is an opportunity for you to get involved, learn social history and raise political awareness of current issues facing the LGBTQ community. 

Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

News and Spotlights

In honor of Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, each Friday in May, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee at UT Austin School of Nursing will present Asian American/Pacific Islander History News and Spotlights. Please join us in reading, interacting, reflecting and learning about the important contributions of Asian American/Pacific Islander women and men across America.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Highlighting the work of the Student Community of Asian Nurses (SCAN)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee at the UT Austin School of Nursing unequivocally denounces the hateful and shameful killings of 8 individuals on March 16, 2021, in the greater Atlanta area, 6 of whom were Asian/Asian-American/Pacific-Islander (AAPI) women. We also condemn the long history of anti-Asian racism, misogyny, and white supremacy in the United States that allows such atrocious, hateful, racist, gender-based, and dehumanizing crimes to continue.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Highlighting the work of the Hispanic Nursing Student Association (HNSA)

Black History Month: Friday, February 26, 2021

News and Spotlights

In honor of Black History Month, we highlight an article about nurses who had great impacts over the last two centuries and an article written by former faculty member Jan Fox about the founding of the African-American Nursing Student Association (AANSA) as a support group at UT Austin School of Nursing.

Black History Month: Friday, February 12, 2021

Black History Month: Friday, February 5, 2021

News and Spotlights

In honor of Black History Month, each Friday in February, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing will present Black History News and Spotlights. Please join us in reading, interacting, reflecting and learning about the important contributions of Black women and men at UT Austin School of Nursing and across America.


DID YOU KNOW?

The first African American man to receive a PhD in nursing is a UT Austin School of Nursing alumnus, Randolph Rasch.

Black History Month

Black History Month provides an important opportunity to recognize and honor those Black women and men who have suffered, sacrificed, and provided leadership to shape the America of today.