Unique Events

The learning experience extends past the classroom at UNLV School of Nursing. See how our school branches out through extracurricular events and opportunities to promote quality education.

Speaker Series: Conversations for Leaders on Dismantling Systems of Oppression

UNLV School of Nursing hosted multiple 1-hour virtual lectures, each having a different guest speaker (including experts from UNLV and across the country) to provide engaging discussions on identifying systemic racism and how to neutralize it.

  • April 22, 2021

    SON Recognition - Spring 2021

    On April 22nd, 2021, UNLV School of Nursing recognized its 56th graduating class with a special in-person ceremony, honoring 83 graduating students (68 undergraduate and 15 graduate).  Students received their stoles, nursing pins, and in some cases, individual awards for excellence and leadership. You can rewatch the ceremony here (originally live-streamed on YouTube)
  • February 22, 2021

    Speaker Series with Tyler D. Parry

    Our February 22nd special guest is UNLV Professor Dr. Tyler Parry. His topic of discussion is entitled, "Implicit Bias: Examining its Origins and Finding Solutions". This lecture is part of a new speaker series hosted by UNLV School of Nursing called "Conversations for Leaders on Dismantling Systems of Oppression." Each lecture will have a different guest speaker (including experts from UNLV and...
  • February 8, 2021

    Speaker Series with Kylie Smith

    Our February 8th special guest speaker is Dr. Kylie M. Smith. Her lecture topic is entitled, "Race and Racism in American Health Care: A Brief History". This lecture is part of a new speaker series hosted by UNLV School of Nursing called "Conversations for Leaders on Dismantling Systems of Oppression." Each lecture will have a different guest speaker (including experts from UNLV and across the...
  • January 25, 2021

    Speaker Series with Roberta Waite

    Our special guest for our January 25th lecture is Dr. Roberta Waite, who will present her topic called, "Achieving Health Equity Through Eradicating Structural Racism in the U.S.: A Call to Action for Nursing Leadership". This lecture is part of a new speaker series hosting by UNLV Nursing called, "Conversations for Leaders on Dismantling Systems of Oppression." Each lecture will have a...
  • January 11, 2021

    Speaker Series with Natalie Stake-Doucet

    Our first guest speaker on January 11th is Natalie Stake-Doucet. Her topic is entitled, "The Racist Lady with the Lamp". This lecture is part of a new speaker series hosting by UNLV Nursing called, "Conversations for Leaders on Dismantling Systems of Oppression." Each lecture will have a different guest speaker (including experts from UNLV and across the country) to provide engaging discussions...