Shepherd University

Diversity and Cultural Competency Seminar

Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 21, 2013


  • 11:00 a.m. - Noon
    Welcoming Remarks by
    Dr. Christopher Ames, Vice President for Academic Affairs
    Butcher Center


  • Keynote Address by
    Dr. Thomas LaVeist
    , Founding Director of the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Butcher Center


  • Closing Remarks by
    Dr. Thomas Segar, Vice President for Student Affairs
    Butcher Center

  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Pre-Nursing and Nursing Student Seminar
    led by:
    Dr. Michael Groves, Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing, Coordinator for the MBA Health Administration Program
    Frank Center, Auditorium

Funding provided by HRSA Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant for the Partnership for Academic and Social Student Success (PASSS), D19HP22226; Shepherd University's Division of Student Affairs and Shepherd University's Diversity and Equity Committee


Hands circling the world 

Second Annual Diversity and Cultural Competence Seminar
Engage to Inspire

Increasing Cultural Competence
To Decrease Health Disparities