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New data from AACN show that graduates of entry-level baccalaureate (BSN) and master’s nursing programs are much more likely to have job offers at the time of graduation or soon after than are graduates from other fields.
AACN Applauds Ruling that Upholds Race Conscious Admissions Decisions at US Colleges and Universities
On Monday, June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court essentially upheld current university policies related to race-based admission decisions by remanding the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case back to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals for reconsideration. This action did not challenge or overturn the legal framework for considering race as a factor in college admissions as set by previous court challenges, including the Grutter v. Bollinger case from 2003.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today announced awards to 52 schools of nursing that have been selected to participate in RWJF’s prestigious New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program (NCIN). During the 2013-2014 academic year, the schools will receive grants to support traditionally underrepresented students who are making a career switch to nursing through an accelerated baccalaureate or master’s degree nursing program.
The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence and AACN are pleased to announce that the application process for new scholarship funding for nursing students enrolled in research-focused (PhD) and practice-focused (DNP) doctoral programs is currently underway.
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