2013 NursingCAS Open House

2013 NursingCAS Open House

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Enrollment Management Workshop & NursingCAS Open House 2013
June 14, 2013
Arsenal on the Charles - Watertown, MA


Open House Agenda

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Nancy DeBasio, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, Research College of Nursing, Kansas City, MO and NursingCAS Advisory Group Chair

Hitting Enrollment Targets & Goals to Meet an Operating Budget and Bringing Students through the Admissions Funnel
Hilda Mejia Abreu, PhD, MS, Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Services, the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

How to Execute a Successful Online Applicant Review
Kathryn Cochran, MSN, RN, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Texas A&M Health Science Center

Facilitating a Paperless Application Process and Advising Students on the Application Process
Chad Oppelt, Assistant Director for Graduate and Extended Studies Recruitment, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN and Alicia Roberson, MS, Academic Advisor, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

How to Implement NursingCAS: Getting Internal Stakeholders on Board
Angela Serpetti, Graduate Recruiting & Admissions Lead, the University of Michigan and Leslie McKeon, PhD, RN, CNL, NEA-BC, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

How to Leverage NursingCAS for Recruitment: Generating a Diverse Applicant Pool
Lisa Rosenberg, PhD, RN, Associate Dean for Admissions & Recruitment, Rush University, Chicago, IL

Efficiencies and Cost Savings Gained with NursingCAS
Joanne Davis, M.S.Ed., Undergraduate Advisor, the University of Kentucky and Brandy Finck, MEd, MA, Assistant Director for Admissions & Student Services, the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Final Questions and Closing Remarks
Anita Hufft, PhD, RN, Dean, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Access electronic copies of the documents distributed at the meeting:

If you would like to connect with an advisory group member, you can access their contact information here.

To join NursingCAS please complete the participation form. To view or print a copy of the form prior to electronically submitting it please click here. New schools can be added to the application within a 5 business day turnaround time and we will work with you to do a GAP analysis to compare your current application to the NursingCAS application, create a mock-up of your listing, develop an instructions template specific to your program, and answer any of your questions. 

If you have questions or would like to schedule a follow-up teleconference or meeting please contact Caroline Allen, AACN’s NursingCAS Manager, at 202-463-6930 x258 or callen@aacn.nche.edu.

Note we are working on securing a statement or policy from AACRAO regarding official electronic transcripts provided by NursingCAS and will keep attendees updated.