Minority nursing students

Men in Nursing School--Setting the Record Straight

Ashley Vasnaik, University of Portland School of Nursing

In Winter 2010 we interviewed six gender minority nursing students and one recent graduate about whether or not they have encountered any gender bias from female instructors and classmates...

Anniversary Achievers

Anniversary Achievers

What better way to celebrate 10 years of the Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program than to congratulate our 10th Annual Scholarship winners!

Nation’s First HBCU Baccalaureate Nursing Program Celebrates 50th Year

The Tuskegee University Department of Nursing is proudly celebrating the Golden Anniversary of this groundbreaking step forward in making the BSN degree--with its door-opening potential for better jobs and for graduate education--more accessible to minority students.

Nursing School Enrollments Continue to Decline—But at a Slower Rate

A recent four-part study on the changes in the RN work force by Douglas O. Staiger, PhD, David I. Auerbach, PhD(c) and Peter I. Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, points to troubling implications for the already-dwindling RN profession.

Health and Medical Scholars Program Aids Minority Nurses

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/The College Fund Health and Medical Scholars Program are helping the next generation of nurses from minority communities reach their dreams.

Nursing as an Art and a Science

Nursing as an Art and a Science

Nursing requires clinical skills, of course, but there are other more intrinsic abilities all nurses (should) possess. Can these intangibles be taught? One nursing professor takes a philosophical, even poetic, look at infusing nursing education with the virtues of the profession.

Work, Life, School, Balance

Work, Life, School, Balance

Pursuing your B.S.N., M.S.N., or doctorate is an exciting journey, but starting down that path can also be a little scary, especially if you’re adding it to a busy work/life schedule. But many nurses do so every year, and the consensus is that anyone can—so long as they try! Here, we explore some of the implications of going back to school and how these real-world nurses made it work.

The Effects of Mentoring on Minority Nurse Recruitment

The Effects of Mentoring on Minority Nurse Recruitment

Increasing the ethnic minorities within the nursing and health care professions will increase access to care, allowing providers to communicate more effectively, incorporate cultural differences, and provide higher quality care to these populations

Men in Nursing School

Men in Nursing School

Six gender minority nursing students and one recent graduate share their strategies for success in a female-dominated academic environment

Scholarships, Fellowships, Loans, Oh My!

Many options are available to help minority students meet the challenge of financing their nursing education. The key is knowing where—and how—to find them.

Divine Inspiration

Many minority nurses are concerned about making health care education more accessible to low-income students. But how many nurses actually start their own college? Linda Smith did--with a little help from above.

Winners’ Circle

What does it take to turn a nursing scholarship applicant into a scholarship winner? We asked the experts--scholarship recipients and judges!

Student Power

Student nurses in the nation’s capital have launched an innovative campaign to recruit more men and people of color into nursing--with a little help from their local ANA chapter.

Life Support

An innovative program in Detroit is not only helping nursing students from disadvantaged backgrounds succeed academically, it’s teaching them life skills as well.

It’s a Family Affair

Meet a husband and wife team who believe in doing everything together--including earning nursing degrees.


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