June 17, 2020
AACN's Nominating Committee has issued a Call for Nominations for candidates to fill seven Board seats and two vacancies on the Nominating Committee.
June 4, 2019
AACN will select 50 schools interested in hosting a Gold-AACN White Coat Ceremony for new nursing students in Fall 2019. Participating schools will receive $1,000 in financial support to host a ceremony, which typically features the recitation of an oath, receipt of a commemorative Gold Foundation pin, an address by an eminent role model, and a reception for students and invited guests. Read full press release. Note: Schools may only be awarded once. Please check the previously funded schools before you apply. Deadline to Apply is July 1.
May 15, 2019
Please pledge your support for addressing the opioid crisis and encourage your faculty to complete this important opioid education survey by June 15, 2019.
October 4, 2018
AACN recently received notification that Dr. Judy Beal, nursing dean from Simmons University, will be retiring next Spring. As a result, AACN will have a vacancy in the Board Chair-Elect position.
May 4, 2018
Take the time to recognize excellence in the faculty, programming, and leadership at your school of nursing! AACN is currently accepting nominations for individual and school awards.
May 2, 2018
AACN is currently seeking faculty members to serve as a convening body to unite expertise, experience, and guidance for academic nursing in Leading Across Differences.
April 4, 2018
The AACN Diversity and Inclusion Committee request AACN Member School Deans/Directors/Chairs participation in the first Diversity & Inclusion Member Needs Survey. We aim to understand diversity and inclusion awareness, programming and initiatives for students, staff and faculty at your nursing school and institution.
March 26, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce that Ann Cary, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, FNAP, dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), has been appointed Chair of the AACN Board of Directors. Dr. Cary began her two-year term as the association's highest elected official at the close of AACN's 2018 Spring Business Meeting held earlier today in Washington, D.C.
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