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March 15, 2023
WASHINGTON, DC – March 14, 2023 - The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to see recommended increases to programs that support nursing education and the workforce in the Administration's proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024. Released on March 9, the proposal outlines resources for key programs impacting academic nursing within the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education.
February 23, 2023
The Foundation for Academic Nursing, the philanthropic arm of AACN, is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the Deborah E. Trautman Future Nurse Leader Scholarship. With funding provided by Liaison International, AACN's partner in NursingCAS, this year's award winners are Rika Win Kemp, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student at the Medical University of South Carolina, and Nkemdilim "Kelly" Diaz, a DNP student at Winona State University.
February 9, 2023
AACN is pleased to announce the results of its 2023 election to fill seats on the AACN Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.
January 19, 2023
Jonas Philanthropies, one of the nation’s leading sources of support for doctoral nursing education and other critical healthcare priorities, is pleased to announce the establishment of a new home base for its nursing programs at AACN in Washington, DC.
January 10, 2023
AACN is pleased to announce the release of a new Vision for Sharing Data and Information Across Nursing Education, Practice, and Regulation. Approved by the AACN Board of Directors, this document calls for developing an integrated information system - supported by technology, people, and processes – that facilitates the sharing of data and information among schools of nursing, healthcare settings, and regulatory bodies.
December 15, 2022
AACN is pleased to announce that 10 schools of nursing have been selected to participate in a national initiative designed to prepare the next generation of nurses with strong skills in the areas of leadership, resilience, self-care, and well-being.
December 5, 2022
AACN is pleased to announce that 10 schools of nursing have been selected to participate in a national initiative designed to transform nursing education and practice. With funding through the American Nurses Foundation’s Reimagining Nursing Initiative, AACN launched a three-year initiative earlier this year, titled...
October 24, 2022
The Foundation for Academic Nursing, the philanthropic arm of the AACN, is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 recipients of the AACN Faculty Scholars Grant. The nurse educators to receive funding this year include Dr. Carol Kostovich from Loyola University Chicago and the team of Drs. Kelly Small Casler and Kate Sustersic Gawlik from The Ohio State University.
October 11, 2022
AACN is pleased to announce a call for pilot schools for a new initiative focused on implementing The Essentials: Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education and accelerating the transition to competency-based nursing education.
September 8, 2022
AACN is pleased to announce a call for pilot schools for a new initiative funded by Johnson & Johnson aimed at preparing baccalaureate nursing graduates to meet the competency expectations outlined in the AACN Essentials.