February 15, 2010
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing kicks off a three-day celebration of diversity on Monday, Feb. 22.
The annual celebration, honoring Diversity Week, is co-sponsored by the JHU SoN Cultural Competency and Diversity Committee, the school’s Returned Peace Corps Fellows, the Johns Hopkins Nursing Alumni Association and JHU Nursing Students United for Advocacy and Action. The special events and exhibits scheduled for the week focus on ethnic, cultural and spiritual diversity.
Monday, Feb. 22:
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Carpenter Room. Gallery of Cultures and Countries features displays depicting international experiences as hosted by Returning Peace Corps Fellows, students and faculty.
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., café area. Kumari will sell Indian and Nepalese food; Me Latte, Mexican edibles; and Hot Mustard, Korean food.
12:30 p.m., Carpenter Room. Opening remarks by Dean Martha Hill, followed at 12:45 p.m. by a musical performance by a group from the Peabody Conservatory.
4:30 to 7 p.m., rooms 9 and 10. Dinner and panel presentation: “Working in International Settings: Helpful Facts.” (Dinner is served at 4:30; panel begins at 5.)
Tuesday, Feb. 23
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Carpenter Room. Gallery of Cultures and Countries (see Monday).
5 p.m., room 9. Returned Peace Corps Fellows will show a movie and serve a potluck dinner featuring dishes from the countries they’ve served.
Wednesday, February 24
8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Carpenter Room. Gallery of Cultures and Countries (see Monday).
12:30 to 1:30 p.m., room 9. Panel presentation: “Diversity in the Workplace: How to Make It Work.” Amy Hoffman and JHU SoN National Student Nurses Association members will discuss entering today’s nursing workforce. Lunch will be served.