January DEI Advocates Selected

SPOKANE, Washington – The Washington State University (WSU) College of Nursing approved four new applicants to the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Advocate Program. DEI advocates must be a College of Nursing student, staff or faculty member who has completed 10 or more hours of education related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a minimum of one activity dedicated to Diversity, Equity or Inclusion at WSU within the past two years.

The following applicants were approved as DEI Advocates: 

  • Emma Newhouse, Student
  • Claire Richards, Faculty
  • Cory Risse, Faculty 
  • Marian Wilson, Faculty

 In total, our newest faculty DEI Advocates have completed more than 63 continuing education hours on DEI topics in the past two years while student DEI Advocate, Emma Newhouse, is leading coordination of a Health Equity Panel to increase student and faculty’s understanding of health care needs for marginalized communities.

Future applicants can apply at https://nursing.wsu.edu/diversity/

Marian Wilson, PhD, MPH, RN, PMGT-BC, Associate Professor
Washington State University College of Nursing