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  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    Newsletter— September 13, 2017

    This week's issue of News Watch features new partnerships and grant-funded initiatives,  latest federal policy news with AACN's Washington Weekly, an upcoming CCNE webinar, and more!

  • AACN Urges Congress to Find Legislative Solution for DACA “Dreamers”

    Policy— September 13, 2017

    AACN joins over 75 national associations in sending a letter to Congressional leadership urging permanent, legislative action to address protection for individuals who are registered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an Executive Order established in 2012. 

  • AACN’s Response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

    Announcement— September 12, 2017

    See the latest links to resources for those impacted by the hurricane as well as opportunities for those who can help.  To all in our member schools, please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you during this challenging time by emailing

  • Opportunity to Respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) on Leadership Development

    Announcement— September 11, 2017

    AACN has issued an RFP to individuals, groups, and organizations interested in designing a comprehensive leadership development portfolio for the association (Leadership Development Learning System). Proposals must provide an overall plan outlining implementation, curricular design, leadership products, timelines, a business plan, and evaluation. 

  • AACN Announces New Members of the GNSA Leadership Council

    Press Release— September 07, 2017

    AACN is pleased to announce that six nursing students have been selected to serve two-year terms on the national Leadership Council of the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA).

  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    Newsletter— September 06, 2017

    In this week's News Watch, AACN mourns the loss of Dr. Louis Fitzpatrick, Dean at Villanova University. Read the full issue for the latest updates in academic nursing, and catch up on recent member news and announcements.

  • AACN Mourns the Loss of Louise Fitzpatrick, Long-Time Dean at Villanova University

    News— September 06, 2017

    Dr. Louise Fitzpatrick, who served as the dean of the College of Nursing at Villanova University since 1978, passed away on September 1 after a battle with cancer.

  • Call for Abstracts

    Faculty News— September 01, 2017

    AACN invites you to submit your abstract to the CNL Summit and/or the Master's Education Conference held in Anaheim, CA. Content must relate to each conference as stated below and as further outlined in the detailed Call for Abstracts. We look forward to your submissions!

  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    Newsletter— August 30, 2017

    See that latest weekly issue of AACN News Watch featuring special member news, NursingCAS new application cycle, and Washington Weekly. 

  • AACN Partners with 24 Nursing Schools to Advance Holistic Admission Reviews

    Diversity, Announcement— August 30, 2017

    In response to the HRSA program announcement, AACN developed a structured NWD Technical Assistance Program that features an assessment of admissions practices, an on-site Holistic Admissions Review workshop, student recruitment and retention strategies, and models for building a successful mentoring program.