AACN Chief Communications Officer
(202) 463-6930 ext. 231
November 15, 2019
AACN applauds Dr. Nancy Fahrenwald, Dean and Professor at the Texas A&M University College of Nursing, for presenting testimony before the House Committee on Small Business on the role of innovation in academic nursing on Wednesday, November 13. Dr. Fahrenwald, who serves as the Chair of AACN’s Government Affairs Committee, discussed how her school of nursing is using clinical simulation to augment nursing curriculum and better prepare tomorrow’s practitioners and caregivers.
October 31, 2019
AACN applauds the Senate HELP Committee for advancing S. 1399, a bipartisan bill that strengthens the nursing pipeline and profession by aligning Title VIII with current trends and ensures that these important programs addressing nursing workforce demand, including education, practice, recruitment, and retention, have a five-year authorization.
October 28, 2019
AACN commends the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously passing H.R. 728, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019. This overwhelming support represents an important step towards reauthorizing vital programs that bolster nursing education, prepare the next generation of nurses, and support communities across the country.
October 21, 2019
AACN is moving forward with plans to launch a new philanthropic enterprise in 2020, the Foundation for Academic Nursing.
October 17, 2019
AACN and Uniform Advantage are pleased to announce the launch of a new scholarship program for nursing students enrolled in master's and doctoral programs. Developed to support future leaders of the nursing profession, this program is open to members of the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) who are committed to making a positive impact on the nation's health and health care.
August 19, 2019
Fifty schools of nursing across the nation were selected to receive funding to host White Coat Ceremonies for incoming nursing students in the 2019-2020 academic year.
May 16, 2019
AACN announces six nursing schools to receive funding through AACN's mini-grants awards program to educate diverse communities about the All of Us Research Program.
May 13, 2019
AACN is moving forward with plans to update and expand its governance structures to ensure that the organization remains nimble and responsive to the needs of its diverse membership.
May 10, 2019
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) applauds the introduction of S. 1399 Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC).
May 7, 2019
The Gold Foundation is expanding its support to nursing schools looking to host White Coat Ceremonies and instill an early commitment to compassionate care among the next generation of registered nurses.