The Rutgers School of Nursing is one of 10 colleges and schools of nursing in the nation to be recognized for its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). The school, along with FDU Health at Fairleigh Dickinson University, were the only two New Jersey academic institutions to receive the 2023 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. It is the second year in a row the Rutgers School of Nursing has been honored.

“We are pleased to once again be selected for this prestigious honor recognizing the strides Rutgers School of Nursing continues to make in embracing and advancing diversity in nursing education and nursing practice,” said Linda Flynn, dean and professor. “Thank you to our faculty, students and staff for their leadership and support of our school’s DEI-related mission.” To read the full story.