Diversity Month Celebrations

Part of our mission is to dedicate efforts to acknowledge and celebrate diversity. Diversity Months help us to bring visibility to what is important not only in our School but also in the Community. Elevating the voices of underrepresented groups, highlighting and honoring historical figures and bring us closer as a community. Join us in this exciting part of what we do.

  • February: Black History Month
    Black History Month is a celebration and acknowledgment of achievements by Black people throughout our history.
  • March: Women’s History Month
    We recognize all the women in our communities, acknowledge their accomplishments and the need to reduce the barriers encountered in pursuing their dreams.
  • April: Diversity Month
    Celebrating Diversity is what we do each and every day. April is the month we all get together and rejoice on all the advances we are making as a community to enhance diversity and inclusion. Let’s join in celebration!
  • May: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
    We celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month during the month of May, to recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture and achievements globally.
  • June: Pride Month
    Pride is “the consciousness of one’s own dignity” and “a product of praise, independent self-reflection, and a fulfilled feeling of belonging.”
  • Juneteenth Celebration
    Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans.
  • September: Hispanic Heritage Month
    Celebremos Juntos! The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrates September Hispanic Heritage Month, and we invite you to honor the culture that brings warmth, solidarity and compassion to a whole new level.
  • October: Disability Employment Awareness Month
    This page serves as the hub for disability and accessibility resources and information. It looks to reclaim the visibility of disable and different able individuals, embracing disability as an integral part of identities, showing resilience in the face of discrimination and ableism.
  • November: Native American Heritage Month
    November is National American Indian Heritage Month. The Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement joins in the celebration of the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans and hopes to raise awareness about the challenges Native people experience to this day, and ways they have worked to overcome them.