As conversations around the globe on issues surrounding race and diversity continue to evolve, a few Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University alumni are also leading a dialogue, asking for 13 percent Black representation in the optometry community.
One year ago, via a cell phone recording, the world witnessed the murder of Mr. George Floyd by a recently convicted former Minneapolis police officer. A nation often divided by politics, race/ethnicity, and socio-economics found some common ground when millions of people took to the streets in protest...enough was enough. There were 584 protests among the 50 states and several other countries within two weeks of the horrific event.
Robert E. Horne, who served as dean of Student Affairs at Salus University, will be presented with an honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, at the University’s 122nd commencement ceremony May 27, 2021.
A Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Forum titled “Processing, Healing and Progressing After the Verdict” was held April 22 via WebEx.
First, we featured Dr. Glover in this three-part series that highlights a few of the thought leaders behind Impact HBCU, their work and the importance of the group’s underlying mission. Next, Dr. Cleaver shares his experiences and thoughts surrounding his PCO optometry journey, beginning in the PCO Summer Enrichment Program (SEP).