AACN Celebrates Turning 50!

Since 1969, AACN has worked tirelessly to maintain its role as the leading catalyst for excellence and innovation in nursing education, research, and practice. Over the past five decades, we have expanded our representation from 121 member organizations to 825 member schools of nursing at public and private universities nationwide, representing 530,000 students and 45,000 faculty members—a remarkable development.

A Look Back at the Last 50 Years

Save the Date for AACN's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 6:30 PM
Library of Congress | Washington, DC

AACN’s 50th Anniversary Gala, held in conjunction with the 2019 Academic Nursing Leadership Conference (ANLC), is a celebration of the invaluable contributions our members have made to nursing education over the past five decades. Don’t miss an unforgettable evening in one of our nation’s most stunning historic buildings! 


Registration will open mid-April.  Invitations will be sent to the primary Dean/Chair/Director of AACN-Member Schools of Nursing.