Minority student recruitment

From “Small-Town Girl” to Pioneering Nurse Educator

From “Small-Town Girl” to Pioneering Nurse Educator

Dr. May L. Wykle, the first African American dean of Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, talks to Minority Nurse about how she overcame prejudice to pursue her nursing education and why she has made it her lifelong mission to bring more minority students into the profession.

Growing Our Own

By establishing innovative pre-recruitment programs at local high schools, more and more nursing schools are cultivating the next generation of minority nurses right in their own backyards.

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.

Newly Elected NSNA Board of Directors Makes History as Most Diverse Ever

Throughout its more than 50-year history, the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) has been a pioneer in embracing racial, cultural and gender diversity in the nursing profession.

An Untapped Potential

As America’s population continues to diversify and the RN work force continues to age, innovative programs are reaching out to the next generation of minority nurses

Opening Doors

By adding more flexibility, convenience and support services to their programs, nursing schools are taking bold steps to make it easier for minority nurses to go back to school

Jump-Starting Research Careers

A National Institutes of Health program helps future minority nurse researchers gain valuable experience while still in nursing school.

Reach Out, We’ll Be There

From financial aid and mentors to more accessible classrooms, nursing schools are using creative strategies to attract—and keep—minority students

Dr. Nurse

As nursing schools nationwide focus their energies on increasing minority enrollment in doctoral programs, there’s never been a better time to advance your career by earning a PhD.

Yes You Can (Succeed in Nurse Anesthesia School)

Yes You Can (Succeed in Nurse Anesthesia School)

No one ever said that earning a master's degree in nurse anesthesia is easy, but it doesn't have to be the impossible dream. Five minority anesthesia graduates who have "been there" share their personal strategies for successfully navigating a nurse anesthesia program—and completing it.

Community Outreach

Community Outreach

Many community college nursing programs have high dropout rates, and retaining students of color can be particularly challenging. Here’s what some schools are doing to help increase their minority students’ chances for success.

E-Learning from Experience

E-Learning from Experience

A nurse educator who recently completed an online PhD program shares her firsthand advice on how to succeed in the brave new world of distance learning

Russell Eugene Tranbarger: Renaissance Nurse

Russell Eugene Tranbarger

Educator, clinician, historian, legislative advocate, leader, author, editor, role model, trailblazer, nurse: Tranbarger has worn all of these hats, and more

Play a Game Called Nursing

Play a Game Called Nursing

Think for a moment about all the children's books, toys, and games you've seen in your life. Can you name any related to nursing? Not many people can

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

The 2012 Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

The 2012 Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

The 2012 Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

Nurses will always be valuable members of any health care team, regardless of their educational backgrounds. Yet, the baccalaureate and master's degrees in nursing may offer the most professional opportunities.

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