Blog posts January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011

Webinar Archive Now Available: ADVOCACY ACTIONS NOW! (JONAS CENTER + AACN) This webinar is the first of three, one-hour Webinars addressing state and federal nursing advocacy issues will be released during the final three months leading up to the AACN’s 2012 Student Policy Summit next March. These webinars are co-sponsored by the Jonas Center and AACN.
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Barbara and Donald Jonas Presented "The Partners in Excellence Award" On Monday morning, October 24th, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence sponsored a breakfast in Washington, DC for over 500 deans from nursing schools across the country. Mr. Jonas, Darlene Curley, and Amy Warren from the Jonas Center attended the highly anticipated Nursing event. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) graciously showed the Jonas Center’s video program, and shortly afterwards Mr. & Mrs. Jonas were given a very special recognition.
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Jonas Center's Kelly Mahoney Attends PIN Grant Conference Our Grants Program Manager, Kelly Mahoney, recently attended the Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future (PIN) annual grant conference in New Mexico. In her blog post she summarizes the Jonas Center’s involvement with PIN, and touches upon some takeaways and highlights from the conference. Click-through read Kelly's blog post in its entirety. 
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Jonas Center's Regine Dunn Attends NLN Educational Summit On Monday, September 21, 2011, the Jonas Center's Regine Dunn attended the National League for Nursing (NLN) Educational Summit. The following blog post summarizes Regine's day at the summit, read on for further information:
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Charting Nursing’s Future August 2011 Newsletter (RWJF) Charting Nursing’s Future is a publication from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that reports on policies that can enhance patient care. Their August 2011 issue talks about the Future of Nursing report and its implementation.
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JCNE's Efforts to Increase Baccalaureate Educated Nurses Featured in Center to Champion Nursing's Blog The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence is pleased to announce that we have been featured on the Center to Champion Nursing's blog. This blog post focuses on the successful Partners Investing in Nursing investments, of which the Jonas Center is a recipient, to help implement an educational tract to address the need for more nurses with a bachelor’s degree. The Jonas Center has worked with schools of nursing in New York and North Carolina to continually refine this new educational model, and early success of these efforts have resulted in future expansion of this on-going project.
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$1.3M Awarded to the Foundation for Nursing Excellence to Increase Nursing Graduates The Jonas Center is pleased report that the North Carolina-based Foundation for Nursing Excellence (FNE) has received a grant from The Duke Endowment to increase the number of Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates in North Carolina.
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The Jonas Center Marks Milestone as First Scholars Graduate We’re proud of our outstanding new PhDs, all of whom are already sharing their invaluable knowledge with the next generation of nursing students. Continue reading for more information on our most recent graduates!
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Jonas Scholar Profile: Andrea Barnes Grant BSN, MSN On August 20th, 1940, Sir Winston Churchill, commenting on the situation of the Battle of Britain, stated:"Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few."War and conflict was the situation during which Sir Winston Churchill made that memorable comment. Although these are not conflicted times, Donald and Barbara Jonas have stepped forward to make a major impact; we are fortunate that their impact is on the nursing profession. Churchill’s comment continues to have relevance in the present.
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Jonas Center To Observe National Nurses Week The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence would like to encourage everyone to observe National Nurses Week beginning on Thursday, May 5th. During this time be sure thank those dedicated nurses in your lives who are so committed to the well being of patients.
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