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DIVERSITY AT RVU

Diversity is one of RVU’s Core Values and students continually strive to become more socially conscious physicians in a world made up of diverse populations.

“In today’s society—which is more divided than ever before—it is crucial to…showcase our diversity. When we understand each other’s differences and perspectives, we can move towards tolerance and inclusion.” Gurpreet Kaur, OMS III

DIVERSITY EVENTS AT RVU

DIVERSITY NEWS AT RVU

Message from the Provost | Recognition of Juneteenth

June 19, 2021

Message from the Provost | Recognition of Juneteenth [June 18, 2021 – Parker, CO] Dear RVU family, As we continue on our journey and understanding around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, I wanted to take a moment to think about Juneteenth.  I have heard about Juneteenth, and had some vague notion as to what it was, but was never taught about it in school, even as a political science major in college.  One of the benefits that has come out of the tragedy of systemic racism caught on cell phones and body-cams in recent years is that it has […]

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University Memorandum: Recent increase in violence against religious and racial minorities

May 27, 2021

University Memorandum: Recent increase in violence against religious and racial minorities [May 26, 2021 – Parker, CO] CONNECT WITH US Colorado Campus Southern Utah Campus @RockyVistaU Colorado Campus Southern Utah Campus Rocky Vista University UNIVERSITY NEWS

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Letter from the Provost | Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update

May 24, 2021

Letter from the Provost | Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Update [May 19, 2021 – Parker, CO] Dear RVUCOM community, The University is committed to create a safe and welcoming environment where all can thrive. This is a commitment that we are taking very seriously and have been working diligently to making DEI an ongoing key strategic focus. The four Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force (DEITF) groups (Community, Curriculum, Communication, and Climate) completed their work at the end of March culminating in formal presentations to the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Council (DEIAC). Following these presentations, the DEIAC met to […]

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