Tag: Office of Equity and Diversity


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Two From UTHSC Receive President’s Awards

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Two outstanding leaders at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center were among the six winners of the 2020 UT President’s Awards announced today by UT President Randy Boyd. Michael Alston, EdD, CCDP/AP, chief diversity officer, assistant vice chancellor for Equity and Diversity, and Title IX coordinator at UTHSC, and Robert Williams, PhD, UT-Oak Ridge… Read More


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OED Announces 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Grant Award Winners

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The Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has announced its newest grant awardees of the 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Grant Program. This is the second year that proposals have been accepted. Applicants could apply for up to $3,000 to fund a diversity and inclusion project of their choice.… Read More


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Office of Equity and Diversity Graduates 24 Faculty and Staff Members From Diversity Certificate Program

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The Diversity Certificate Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center graduated 24 faculty and staff members in latest cohort . The program, which began in 2017, is led by the Office of Equity and Diversity. The program aims to develop a more knowledgeable workforce by enhancing competencies and capacity around diversity and inclusion… Read More


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Michael Alston Named Chief Diversity Officer for UTHSC

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Michael Alston, EdD, CCDP/AP, assistant vice chancellor for Equity and Diversity and Title IX coordinator at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named chief diversity officer for the university. “As chief diversity officer, the vision is to create opportunities for all students, trainees, and employees to experience development and learning, enabling decisions… Read More


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Mini-Grants Encourage Diversity and Inclusion at UTHSC

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The Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced the recipients of seven mini-grants to fund creative projects that strengthen the university’s diversity and inclusion goals. The new Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Grant Program is designed to encourage faculty, staff, and students to be involved in fostering and sustaining a… Read More


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The Importance of Sharing Our Experiences With Others

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Rosalind Jackson Donald Administrative Specialist II Office of Faculty Affairs College of Medicine OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Jackson-Donald: Black History Month celebrates my history, it’s my every… Read More


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Thrive In Your Strengths, Learn From Your Weaknesses

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Kara Caruthers, PA-C Associate Professor Assistant Program Director Director of Community Engagement, Diversity, and Recruitment Physician Assistant Program College of Medicine OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Caruthers: I… Read More


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There Is No Success Without Discipline

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Jonathan Lawshe Director Procurement Services Office of Finance OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Mr. Lawshe: Black History Month means several things to me. First it means a time… Read More