The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Broad Spectrum was among the 18 recipients from across the Texas A&M campus to be honored with a 2018 问责, Climate, and Equity (ACE) Awards.
Members of Broad Spectrum received their ACE Award in the category of Diversity Programming by a student organization, during the 2018 ACE Awards Ceremony on April 11 in the Bethancourt Ballroom, located in the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus.
The Diversity Programming Award, sponsored by Student Government Association Diversity Commission, is presented to a student or student organization that has successfully executed a program pertaining to diversity and inclusion in efforts to advance the campus climate of Texas A&M and educate members of the student body on a variety of issues.
“午餐时，我们玩一个TED演讲或告知人们的LGBTQ +问题目前在新闻，然后有什么，我们只是看到了小组讨论，”沃德说。 “本次活动的目的是让大家从研究采取一个有趣的休息和改善我们的心理健康，通过搭配死亡和有趣的谈话，以及带来的认识，对LGBTQ +社区，人们可能不知道或提高部分那些在LGBTQ +社区的声音说自己的身份和他们在世界上的经验“。
“The college is so proud of this group. There is nothing more important than creating a learning and working environment that is welcoming to everyone, regardless of how you identify, where you are from, what your goals are, and what makes you truly unique and valuable. We want everyone—students, staff, faculty, and guests—to feel like they are a part of this remarkable college team. Each and every person makes us better.” —Dr. Eleanor Green, the Carl B. King Dean of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M
“This group has stood up, led, and helped create an inclusive environment at TAMU, which has rippled across North American colleges of veterinary medicine.” —Dr. Kenita Rogers, CVM executive associate dean and director of Diversity & Inclusion
“I have been at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for over 20 years now and I can honestly say that the environment at our college has never been as inclusive as it is today.” —Dr. Joerg Steiner, professor and director of gastrointestinal laboratory
The ACE Awards, named in the spirit of the Texas A&M Diversity Plan, acknowledge and honor students, faculty and staff for their demonstrated commitment to the Texas A&M core value of respect by promoting respectful treatment of others, affirming and encouraging individuals to take pride in their social and cultural identities, and including all in their definition of the “Aggie Family.”
The CVM’s Office of Inclusion & Diversity recognizes inclusion and diversity as a cornerstone of the CVM experience and essential for preparing veterinary leaders with a global biomedical and veterinary perspective.