“Diversity, equity and inclusion is important at Nebraska Methodist College because it helps every student and employee show up each day without fear of being their true selves. The more diverse the college becomes, the better we’re able to serve the needs of the healthcare community. NMC is a place where YOU belong.” - Dr. Deb Carlson, President and CEO
Strengthening our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is vital to Nebraska Methodist College’s mission of positively impacting the health and well-being of the community through quality healthcare education and community engagement.
As an institution educating future healthcare professionals, we recognize the importance of creating a diverse and inclusive learning environment and preparing our students to enter their professional practice with a strong foundation for providing care with respect and equity to diverse populations.
As an employer, we strive to create an environment where people feel valued and empowered at work. We’re committed to honoring one another’s differences and upholding our culture of caring and empathy.
As an organization committed to creating positive change through community outreach, we recognize the value of deepening our impact by working with organizations that provide services to diverse groups of people. We’ll continue our efforts to partner with organizations and public entities that uplift communities in need.
Diversity Statement: Nebraska Methodist College respects the dignity and inherent worth of all people. We value inclusion, diversity, equity, social justice and human rights. We accept the responsibility to educate individuals to foster cultural diversity and inclusivity in their professional practice.
The Center for Diversity and Community Engagement works to create an inclusive environment where the NMC community can build a culture of belonging and engagement, reflective of the greater community we serve. The Center coordinates meaningful and mutually beneficial community engagement experiences to address diverse college and community needs, creates positive social change towards equitable health and cultivates active citizen leaders.
The Social Justice and Inclusion Council addresses issues of diversity and inclusion at NMC. The council facilitates implicit bias training for faculty and staff, provides monthly forums on different diversity and inclusion topics and more.
Students, faculty, staff and other members of the campus community are encouraged to report student concerns and/or situations that may be in conflict with established standards of behavior as outlined in the College Code of Conduct. If members of the campus community are exhibiting concerning behavior that may result in harmful, threatening or disruptive conduct, or if you have a concern or complaint about something at the College, file a report here.
With questions, concerns, kudos and suggestions, contact Kiley Petersmith at (402) 354-7138 or firstname.lastname@example.org.