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Increased Resources for Diversity at SON

Associate Professor Pamela Johnson Rowsey, PhD, RN, was awarded a grant by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) to increase the level of student diversity in the School of Nursing’s programs.

The three-year, $640,000 project, Careers Beyond the Bedside, aims to increase the number of undergraduate students from historically underrepresented ethnic minorities — including African Americans, Hispanics and American Indians — by 40 percent. Drs. Rumay Alexander, Beverly Foster, Cheryl Giscombe, Shawn Kneipp, Vicki Kowlowitz, and Ms. Julie Page will work with Dr. Rowsey to fulfill this mission.

You can read more about this valuable project by clicking here.