Ways to Celebrate

Promote Your School's History with AACN

AACN's 50 years could not have been accomplished without our member schools. Show your schools impact with AACN and how you share in its mission to educate the nursing workforce by personalizing our news templates to create a press release or  article for your institution.  

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AACN 50th Logos

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Are You One of the Original 121?

If you are one of the original 121 member schools of AACN, use these graphics to highlight your history! 



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Share Your Photos and Memories

Now's your chance to share your photos and memories that highlight your contributions to the history of AACN and the nursing profession. Do you have a photo from the year you became an AACN member, or your first AACN conference? Are you a longtime member who has witnessed monumental changes in academic nursing? Do you have photos and memories that show how AACN helped you reach your professional goals and strive for new ones? Email Cat Proulx at cproulx@aacnnursing.org to share your photos and anecdotes with us! 

Follow #AACNturns50 on Social Media and Post an Anniversary Wish

Be sure to follow our social media channels to follow the coverage of AACN's 50th Anniversary. Throughout the course of the year we will highlight our appreciation for AACN Member Schools and Deans as well as the nursing workforce.

We also encourage you to share your photos, stories, contributions, and memories with AACN over the years. Use the sample social media posts below to get started, or use has our social media tool kit, which includes guidelines, sample messaging, logos, and our slogan: Celebrating 50 Years as the Voice of Academic Nursing. 

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Sample Tweet

Since 1969, @AACNursing has worked tirelessly to establish quality standards for #nursing education – all in an effort to improve health care through the nursing profession. This year marks our 50th anniversary; celebrate with us! #AACNturns50

Sample Facebook Post

Did you know? The American Association of Colleges of Nursing is Celebrating 50 Years as the Voice of Academic Nursing this year! From an original 121 institutions to today’s 825 member schools of nursing nationwide, AACN has successfully grown to represent a variety of schools, lending itself as a strong resource for deans, faculty, and students over the years. Come celebrate with us by sharing your own memories with AACN! #AACNturns50

Sample LinkedIn Post

This year marks a milestone for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) – its 50th anniversary! Join us in Celebrating 50 Years as the Voice of Academic Nursing, serving as the catalyst for innovation and excellence in nursing education, research, and practice. #AACNturns50

Sample Instagram Caption

2019 marks a significant year: @AACNursing’s 50th anniversary! Join us in celebrating 50 years as the voice of academic nursing. #AACNturns50