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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.
March 18, 2020
Earlier today, Dr. Deborah Trautman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the AACN, represented academic nursing at a White House briefing with President Donald Trump and members of his Coronavirus Task Force.
March 6, 2020
AACN is pleased to announce that 30 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the 2020 AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp: From Content to Action, which will be held April 24-27 in Austin, Texas.
February 20, 2020
AACN is pleased to announce the results of its 2020 election to fill seats on the AACN Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. With votes cast by more than half of all member deans from the nation's nursing schools with baccalaureate and higher degree programs, those selected to serve as AACN's top leaders include...
February 15, 2020
AACN commends the introduction of H. Res. 859 and S. Res. 500, bipartisan resolutions supporting the goals and ideals of the "International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife." These resolutions honor the significant contributions of nurses, nurse educators, and midwives who provide high-quality health care to patients and communities across the country.
February 10, 2020
President Trump released the Administration's Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget, A Budget for America's Future, which proposes steep cuts and the elimination of essential programs under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Education.
February 6, 2020
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce the second biennial Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes, a nonpartisan initiative to encourage nursing deans, faculty, and students amplify their voices during the 2020 election season. Building on the success of the 2018 initiative which garnered more than 500 commitments to register and vote, AACN looks forward to gaining even more support this year within the academic nursing community.
January 24, 2020
AACN is pleased to announce a new partnership to provide nursing schools, faculty, staff, and students with easy access to high quality scrubs and uniforms at a highly discounted rate.