In fall 2020, Salus established a new staff position: special assistant to the president for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion appointed to Dr. Juliana Mosley-Williams. With more than 20 years of experience in higher education and a focus on strategic DEI initiatives, Dr. Mosley-Williams has strengthened the University’s longstanding commitment to health and well-being for all by fostering an equitable space for academic excellence, professional development, and holistic growth.
Monday, January 17, 2022 is the observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In his book, Strength to Love, Dr. King poses the following: "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" While COVID has prevented us, yet again, from having a Day of Service that allows us to partner with the community. There is a way for you to serve and use your voice for others.
Again, we find ourselves in a time of reckoning and processing of perspectives and feelings related to the loss of life and the pursuit of justice, with one verdict in last Friday and another on the way.
The Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University was officially presented with the National Optometric Association (NOA) 2021 School of the Year award during the University’s inaugural DEI Speaks event hosted on campus last month.
As we prepare to welcome 370 new students and several hundred returning students preparing to begin or to continue your professional education, I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge the tragedies that have been unfolding in both Afghanistan and Haiti.