Student Success: Cultural Competency and Better Healthcare
Cultural competency is increasingly important in the healthcare fields. A deeper understanding of different cultures has a positive effect on patient care by enabling providers to deliver services that are respectful of and responsive to health beliefs and practices, as well as the cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients.
Academic Excellence: Chinese Exchange Students Take On Challenges
The opportunity to study abroad is always an exciting prospect for a student. But on the other side of that excitement is that twinge of anxiety that comes from facing the unknown. A WSSU student talked with visiting Chinese students to get an idea of what their experience has been.
The dream of any college-bound student is to earn a scholarship. Even a partial scholarship for many students is a dream. But for a young lady from Asheville, NC, planning to attend WSSU, the Tom Joyner Full Ride Scholarship is more than a dream – it's the real deal.
Culture and Pride: WSSU Alliance To Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Health Workforce
Getting more diversity into North Carolina’s health care workforce is the aim of a newly formed alliance involving 20 North Carolina colleges, universities and state health agencies.