For Staff

Welcome to STRIDE (Stronger Together: Resources for Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence), the staff group for the School of Nursing community!


The mission of STRIDE is to foreground and prioritize discussions and activities to promote advocacy, mentoring, and career advancement while building community and professional development among staff within the School of Nursing. We are committed to promoting an inclusive environment, emphasizing a climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion for all members of the SON.

Working Goals

  1. Ensure opportunities for all staff to become contributors and active members of SON governance committees for future planning and implementation of SON direction.
  2. Provide opportunities for all staff education and training regarding foundational diversity/inclusion concepts and practices to address bias, stereotyping, micro-aggressions and exclusionary behavior.
  3. Promote or organize career advancement workshops and ways to optimize performance evaluations. Identify opportunities and concrete steps to acquire/enhance skills and experience.
  4. Organize regularly scheduled events, retreats, and/or team-building sessions (formal/informal) across departments, among staff and faculty.