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Opportunities for Nurse Faculty
AACN Online Community

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AACN Connect is the place to have your voice heard in the nursing community. Here's what fellow members are talking about:

  • Telehealth in Your Curriculum 
  • DNP Portfolios
  • Student Administration Medication

See more discussions and chime in on these important conversations via AACN Connect! 



Resources for Faculty

AACN serves as the leading information resources on issues and trends impacting academic nursing.


Faculty News & Announcements
  • Faculty Link Newsletter: June 2021

    Faculty— June 14, 2021

    This month's Faculty Link features multiple funding opportunties through AACN's Foundation and CDC partnerships. AACN also shares networking opportunities including the upcoming conference schedule for 2021-2022. 

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: May 2021

    Faculty— May 10, 2021

    In this month's Faculty Link, celebrate National Nurses Week, advertise on the Career Center for free, and more.

  • AACN Foundation Announces New Funding for Faculty Scholars Program

    Faculty— May 7, 2021

    The Foundation for Academic Nursing announced new funding for the AACN Faculty Scholars Grant Program. The program is aimed at highlighting the innovative work being led by nurse educators to redesign teaching and learning at AACN member schools.  A total of $50,000 in funding will be distributed to support two $25,000 faculty scholarship projects through 2022.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: April 2021

    Faculty— April 12, 2021

    In this month's Faculty Link,  AACN members endorse the new Essentials, learn more about the new CNL Exam Review Modules, and more.

National Call to Action for Nurse Faculty Recognition

The Daisy Award logo with a daisy flower and text For Extraordinary Nursing Faculty - Honoring nurses internationally in memory of J. Patrick Barnes.

AACN has joined The DAISY Foundation™ to issue a National Call for Nurse Faculty Recognition to honor academic leaders responsible for preparing the nation's nursing workforce. AACN encourages those wishing to formally recognize nurse educators to consider using The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty. This award was created to honor nursing faculty who inspire their students to provide high quality, compassionate care. To date, more than 560 nurse educators have been recognized with this distinguished honor. Learn more.

AACN is committed to celebrating the faculty role and spotlighting the efforts made to recognize nurse educators in our newsletters, on the website, and at our regional meetings and conferences. Please send details about local efforts to showcase nurse faculty to