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  • AACN Announces Call for Applications for NIH-Funded All of Us Research Grant Program

    Announcement— August 03, 2021

    AACN is pleased to announce a call for applications for the All of Us Research Program Mini-Grant Awards. Up to $10,000 is available for schools of nursing and their community partners who commit to increasing  awareness of this National Institutes of Health program and the need for individuals from underrepresented communities to participate in biomedical research. 

  • 50 U.S. Schools of Nursing Awarded Funding to Host White Coat Ceremonies

    Press Release— July 30, 2021

    The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and AACN announced that 50 schools of nursing nationwide were selected to receive funding to host White Coat/Oath Ceremonies for incoming students in the 2021-2022 academic year. Through this collaboration, the two organizations are highlighting the importance of compassionate care to nursing students early in their professional formation.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 28, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Countdown to August Recess: Opportunities for AACN Advocates to Engage with Federal Policymakers; Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Continued Efforts to Combat COVID-19; Continue Your Advocacy During the August Recess.

  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— July 28, 2021

    On July 21, 2021, the Communivax Coalition, which is convened by the Center for Health Security at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, issued a new report on Carrying Equity in COVID-19 Vaccination Forward: Guidance Informed by Communities of Color. Drawing upon research conducted with Black and Hispanic/Latino communities, the report provides guidance on adapting COVID-19 vaccination efforts to achieve greater vaccine coverage in underserved populations.

  • Rounds with Leadership: Accelerating Momentum for Change

    — July 28, 2021

    Launching the new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Network earlier this week represents AACN’s latest step to serve as a primary advocate for advancing DEI-focused initiatives in academic nursing. Members of this network will help to distill the best thinking around how to prepare nurses to address health inequities and meet the care needs of communities of color.

  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— July 21, 2021

    In the June 2021 issue of Nursing Economic$, Dr. Donna M. Nickitas, dean of the Rutgers School of Nursing – Camden, published a new editorial titled Vaccine Hesitancy: How Can Nurses Respond to the Nation’s Opposition and Skepticism of Vaccines? With the COVID-19 vaccination rate slowing down nationwide, the author discusses

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 21, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: House Appropriations Committee Advanced Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Spending Bill; AACN Submits Recommendations for NINR’s 2022-2026 Strategic Plan; HRSA Grants Available to Address Resiliency and Burnout Among the Healthcare Workforce; Temporary Changes to Federal Student Aid Verification Process Announced for Upcoming School Year

  • New Student Scholarship Recipients Announced

    Student News— July 21, 2021

    AACN is pleased to announce the latest scholarship winners from three scholarships programs funded by CastleBranch and Hurst Review Services. These programs were created to support outstanding students seeking baccalaureate and graduate degrees in nursing. Please join us in congratulating the following scholarship recipients.

  • Save Your Seat: NursingCAS Application Overview Webinar for Students

    Student News— July 20, 2021

    Register to attend next week’s webinar Preparing and Strengthening Your NursingCAS Application on Tuesday, July 27, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (ET).

  • Data Spotlight: A Closer Look at Private Nursing Schools

    News, Research— July 19, 2021