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July 6, 2020
AACN and Scrubin Uniforms announce a new partnership that will make it easier for schools of nursing to acquire the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed for nursing students engaged in clinical coursework.
June 3, 2020
AACN is pleased to announce that new funding has been received from organizations and individual donors to expand the COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund. Administered by AACN’s Foundation for Academic Nursing, this fund was created to provide financial relief to students whose education and lives have been directly impacted by the coronavirus.
June 2, 2020
As the nation struggles to come to terms with the senseless, tragic killing of George Floyd, and those before him, the time has come to send a clear message that injustice and racism will no longer be tolerated. Together, academic nursing leaders and the larger healthcare community must rally against pervasive inequities in society and move forward with empathy, inclusiveness, and collective action.
May 12, 2020
The Foundation for Academic Nursing announces the first 51 students to receive scholarship support through the COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund.
May 7, 2020
AACN is pleased to announce the creation of a new program designed to spark innovation and excellence in academic nursing. The AACN Faculty Scholars Grant Program will provide funding support to nurse educators whose scholarly activities reflect current issues in nursing education or practice and support AACN’s strategic priorities.
April 15, 2020
The Foundation for Academic Nursing, the new philanthropic arm of AACN, is pleased to announce the creation of the COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund to assist students whose education and lives have been directly impacted by the coronavirus.
April 13, 2020
AACN is partnering with CastleBranch to help schools of nursing mitigate the risk of COVID-19 and help students safely return to clinical rotations when appropriate – all at no cost to AACN members, students, or healthcare facility partners.
March 31, 2020
AACN is pleased to announce a new collaboration with OADN that will offer free webinars focused on academic nursing's response to COVID-19 to nursing faculty, staff, and students at universities and community colleges nationwide.
March 27, 2020
This $2 trillion stimulus package is a massive bipartisan effort to address the economic impact of COVID-19, which includes support for academic nursing and the healthcare workforce who are on the frontlines fighting this public health challenge.
March 23, 2020
AACN is pleased to announce that Susan Bakewell-Sachs, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean and vice president for nursing affairs at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Nursing, has been appointed Chair of the AACN Board of Directors.