Latest Faculty News & Opportunities
Meet this Year's ELAN Fellows
October 10, 2023
AACN is delighted to announce the success of the Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN) fifth cohort, which recently convened in Itasca, Illinois, for an intensive five-day program. These accomplished faculty members, who are all working toward leading the nursing academic units at their schools, have embarked on a transformative journey that holds great promise for their careers and the future of nursing education. AACN is incredibly proud of this group of exceptional leaders and is honored to welcome them into the ELAN fellows community.
Faculty Link Newsletter: October 2023 Edition
October 9, 2023
In this edition, we're thrilled to announce the opening of applications for the prestigious Deborah E. Trautman Future Nurse Leader Scholarship. Discover how you or your colleagues can shape the future of nursing leadership. We also explore the crucial role faculty members play in student engagement, share details about upcoming conferences, and provide insights into succeeding in competency-based education.
Faculty Link Newsletter: September 2023 Edition
September 11, 2023
This month, we offer valuable insights and opportunities for nursing educators. Discover how your institution can benefit from the Discover Nursing School Virtual Fair and explore ways to strengthen graduate nursing education through collaboration. Share your scholarly work with fellow faculty members, stay updated on featured conferences and workshops, and mark your calendar for upcoming webinars to enrich your teaching methods.
AACN Statement on Upcoming Conference Locations
August 15, 2023
AACN applauds the robust and open dialogue about the upcoming AACN conferences in Florida, that is currently underway in our online discussion community. These discussions are extremely helpful to us as we consider how to move forward with programming in states with an anti-DEI legislative environment. Read AACN’s statement about upcoming conference locations.
Faculty Link Newsletter: August 2023
August 14, 2023
In this issue, we're thrilled to introduce the upgraded AACN Connect Community, your go-to platform for networking, collaboration, and resource sharing within the academic nursing community. In addition, see open calls for abstracts, Discover Nursing School Virtual Fair, CBE-Workshops, faculty conferences, and much more!
AACN Response to the Legislative Actions Impacting DEI
June 2, 2023
AACN continues to monitor legislative action impacting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) across the country, and we stand firm in our commitment to our nursing schools and to the overarching goal of ensuring equitable health care for all people. To achieve that goal, we will continue to champion DEI while promoting the development of a more diverse and inclusive student, staff, and faculty population.
Apply Now: Faculty Scholars Grant
May 8, 2023
AACN is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 Faculty Scholars Grant Program. A total of $50,000 in funding will be distributed to support two $25,000 faculty scholarship projects through 2024. The focus of these scholarly activities should reflect current issues in nursing education or practice and support of AACN’s strategic priorities.
Focusing on the Future of Faculty
February 22, 2023
Read the latest Rounds with Leadership for a Summary Report on the Future of Faculty Forum, which has an overview of the faculty shortage including the latest data, steps for building a shared understanding of the challenges before us, and strategies for boosting faculty supply.
AACN Statement on Fraudulent Nursing Schools
February 3, 2023
AACN applauds the Department of Justice for shutting down a corrupt scheme involving three fraudulent nursing schools in Florida engaged in selling phony nursing diplomas and transcripts to individuals seeking nursing positions.
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