Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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NursingCAS staff are available to do teleconferences and in-person meetings with prospective and participating schools. We also host Webinars, regional events and open houses. Below is a schedule of upcoming events. If you would like to host at your school please notify Caroline Allen at callen@aacn.nche.edu or at 202-463-6930 ext. 258.

2015 Open House | Regional Events | Webinars | Past Events


2015 Open house - June 11-12, 2015 - Boston, MA

The 2015 Open House & Enrollment Management Workshop is scheduled for June 11–12 in Boston, MA at Simmons College. This year’s event will have a special focus on holistic admissions and will feature keynote speaker, Dr. William Sedlacek, Professor Emeritus of Education at the University of Maryland, an expert in non-cognitive assessment and holistic admissions. Attendees will learn more about how to implement and leverage NursingCAS.

Additional speakers include:

  • Joanne Davis, Undergraduate Advisor, the University of Kentucky
  • Nancy DeBasio, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, Research College of Nursing
  • Erin Edwards, Student Data Analytics Manager, University of Minnesota
  • Anita Hufft, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor, Texas Woman’s University
  • Karen Jacobs Astle, Vice President of Program Partnerships, Liaison International and former Assistant Vice President of Admissions at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Leslie McKeon, PhD, RN, CNL, NEA-BC, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the University of Memphis
  • Hilda Mejia Abreu, PhD, Executive Director of Program Partnerships, Liaison International and former Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Services at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
  • NursingCAS & WebAdMIT Support Team Members, Liaison International
  • Chad Oppelt, Assistant Director of Graduate & Extended Studies Recruitment, The College of St. Scholastica
  • Lisa Rosenberg, PhD, RN, Associate Dean of Students, Rush University College of Nursing

The deadline for registration is June 4, 2015 or sooner depending on space constraints. There is no fee to register for this event; however attendees are responsible for all costs associated with travel such as hotel, airfare, transportation, etc. E-mail messages confirming registration for this event will be sent to all participants.



Hotel Information – Book by May 18
Hilton Boston Back Bay
40 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02115

A limited number of rooms are available on June 10, 11, and 12 for a negotiated rate of $269 + any applicable taxes. The last date to book at this rate is May 18, 2015 but we encourage you to book at your earliest convenience to ensure you secure the rate. To make a reservation online, click here. Or Call 1-800-HILTONS or the hotel directly at 617-236-1100 and reference group code NCAS.

The June 2014 NursingCAS Open House and Enrollment Management Workshop in Boston, MA event brought together over 90 professionals representing 61 schools from 34 states from both prospective and currently participating schools. Click here to view details about the 2014 open house, including presentations and other materials.


Join an upcoming Webinar to learn more about NursingCAS. Sessions will be offered on the following dates and times:

May 19, 2015 – RSVP
3:00 – 4:00 pm (ET)

May 28, 2015 – RSVP
1:00 – 2:00 pm (ET)

Click here to register for any of the listed sessions.

Or schedule an individual Webinar for your school at your convenience by emailing Caroline Allen at callen@aacn.nche.edu with a desired date and time (Note: Allow for a one hour timeslot).

Regional Events

Host a Regional Workshop at Your School
If you would like to host a regional workshop at your school please notify Caroline Allen at callen@aacn.nche.edu or at 202-463-6930 ext. 258.

Click here to access past event and Webinar information


To schedule a teleconference, meeting, event in your area, or if you have any questions please contact Caroline Allen, NursingCAS Director, at callen@aacn.nche.edu or 202-463-6930 ext. 258. Continue to check back for updates and additional information.