School of Nursing


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Student Association (DEI SA)

Our Mission: Provide a welcoming and supportive campus climate by embracing various cultures, races, genders, perspectives, religions, languages, and walks of life. SON faculty and professors will provide a network of diversity-related resources to support all academic success.

Our Vision: All students of various races, ethnicities, and genders will be supported, valued, and respected inclusively by all SON faculty and professors in building a dynamic student nurse work ethic.

DEI Officers Spring 2024



President Dacia Coleman
Vice President Rylee Hayes
Secretary Christiana Porter
Treasurer Jordan Sanders
Historian Rachel Applebaum
Guest Speaker Coordinator
Tina Mezquita
Parliamentarian Samia Shorts
Soph I Class Representative    
Soph II Class Representative Lyndsey Brooks
Junior I Class Representative Samia Shorts
Junior II Class Representative Leah Marcotte
Senior I Class Representative    
Senior II Class Representative Terinika Miles
Care XXIV Class Representative Rachel Applebaum
Care XXV Class Representative Bailey Ball
Faculty Liaison Dr. Kendra Barrier
Faculty Advisor Dr. Mary Kelly
Faculty Advisor Dr. Demetrice Smith


Monthly Meetings

Meeting Date Time Location
General Body Meeting Monday, February 19, 2024 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall A (LHA)
General Body Meeting Monday, March 18, 2024 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall A (LHA)
General Body Meeting Monday, April 22, 2024 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall A (LHA)

Meeting Minutes