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November 6, 2020
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) project is ending 2020 by surpassing a goal established 20 years ago with the project reporting that more than 1 million nurses and other professionals have been trained using the ELNEC curriculum.
November 3, 2020
The Foundation for Academic Nursing, the philanthropic arm of AACN, is pleased to announce the first two recipients of the AACN Faculty Scholars Grant Program, which was launched earlier this year to support nurse educators whose scholarly activities reflect AACN’s strategic priorities.
October 6, 2020
The resolution emphasizes the need for nursing schools to move from “crisis intervention to prevention” by developing a culture of wellness and resiliency.
September 28, 2020
Hurst Review, a leading NCLEX®-RN review course provider, is partnering with AACN to launch a new scholarship program for students in prelicensure entry-level baccalaureate, master’s, amnd doctoral nursing programs. Administered by AACN’s Foundation for Academic Nursing, scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded to a deserving nursing student prior to the Spring, Fall, and Summer semesters.
September 21, 2020
Liaison International has committed $35,000 in funding to this program over the next five years. Two students will be awarded $3,500 each year through 2024, with $2,000 disbursed directly to the student for educational expenses, and $1,500 used to cover expenses related to the leadership development program.
September 11, 2020
This fall, a total of 107 nursing students will receive $500 in support to help them overcome hardships linked to COVID-19. Since the program launched in April 2020, the Foundation has received almost 8,000 applications for funding and disbursed a total of 158 awards.
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.