Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in the News

Black Male Initiative Class Gains Momentum

In September 2019, academic advisor Denise Murray started the Black Male INT 101 course with the purpose of better meeting the needs and addressing the struggles that these young men face. Four...

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NU Launches Webpages Devoted to DEI

Neumann has added to its website a section devoted entirely to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) information and initiatives. The DEI site includes a mission statement that explains the...

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Say Their Names: Unity and Healing

Dear Members of the Neumann Community,

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Negative effects of the Chester Covanta Incinerator

ASTON, Pa. - With the passing of Earth Day this month, the Neumann University community gathered to present on an environmental issue that many in our community may have never heard about. Led by...

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Year-long Social Justice Book Discussion Group Wraps with Presentation from Local Expert

A social justice themed book discussion group was piloted as a program for Neumann Faculty and Staff this academic year. Born from a mutual desire for shared book programming and work emanating as...

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LEAD Conference Will Tackle Current Issues

Neumann’s annual LEAD Conference will include presentations on healthcare burnout, COVID’s effect on professional sports revenue, the use of cameras in virtual classrooms, the depiction of African...

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TOP U.S. SUPREME COURT CASES OF BLACK AMERICAN HISTORY

These Landmark Cases Give Perspective to Protests on Discrimination and Justice Nominations

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How Supreme Court Cases Affect Black Americans

What U.S. Supreme Court cases have been most influential in the lives of Black Americans? That’s the question that Dr. Nathan Hardy, assistant professor of marketing, put to students in his...

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Dr. Michelle Santana: Newly Appointed Coordinator of DEI Initiatives

As Assistant Nursing Professor Dr. Michelle Santana embraces her new part-time role as coordinator of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives (DEI) at Neumann University, her commitment to...

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Student Radio Show Urges Listeners to Stay Woke

Are you woke? Shanice Boyd is, and she’s on a mission to make others as aware of injustice as she is. The junior hosts Stay Woke, a weekly 98.5 WNUW radio program to educate listeners about...

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Senior Amaris Manning Publishes her First Book

CDM senior Amaris Manning has checked one thing off her bucket list – writing and publishing a book. Her book, We, pEOPLE, tells the story of everyday teens going through everyday struggles. The...

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Two Groups to Lead Diversity, Social Mobility Efforts

Neumann has instituted a two-pronged program to support diversity and equity on campus and to enhance social mobility opportunities for all students who face barriers to success.

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George Walley-Sephes '17, Founder of Survival to Success, Inc.

George Walley-Sephes has accomplished a great deal since he graduated from Neumann University in 2017 with a degree in psychology.  This south Philadelphia native is a transformation coach, a...

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INT 101: Black Male Initiative

Statistics show that the odds are stacked against young black males when it comes to completing a four-year college program. It has been well documented that this population remains one of the...

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