Blog posts January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012

Jonas Scholars Meet with University of Maryland School of Nursing Meet and greet with University of Maryland School of Nursing Scholars, Jonas Center Founder, Donald Jonas, Jonas Center Executive Director, Darlene Curley, School of Nursing Dean Janet Allen, PhD, RN, FAAN and UMSON faculty yields discussions about academic and professional goals
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Jonas Scholars Honored at Columbia School of Nursing Eight current Jonas Scholars from Columbia University School of Nursing honored at School's annual scholarship reception
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This Thanksgiving, enjoy another helping…of inspiration: three current Jonas Scholars share their stories.At this time of year, we who are dedicated to nursing excellence have a lot to give thanks for: the generous support of our donors, increased awareness about nursing’s pivotal role in advancing healthcare, and the dedicated nurses, including our 250 amazing Jonas Scholars, working daily to care for each and every one of us. Here are the inspiring stories of three current scholars, including one veteran, about their deep desire to help others in meaningful ways.
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University of Alabama School of Nursing Recognizes Jonas Scholarship Recipients The University of Alabama School of Nursing (UAB) has recognized two of its doctoral nursing students for receiving Jonas Center scholarships. Visit their website and read their article on UAB…
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Technology and Teaching Strategies Collide at Jefferson School of Nursing Computers Informatics Nursing (CIN) just released a great article about a new initiative at Jefferson School of Nursing, where iPads are being used to integrate technology with teaching-learning strategies for undergraduate nursing majors. Learn more about this initiative by viewing the story in its entirety.
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NURSES: Key to Improving Veterans Healthcare Healing our Veterans is one of the Nation’s top priorities. We can and must support these heroes who have risked their lives for our freedom. It is important to assist with education, jobs and other needs, but first we need to get them healthy and back on their feet. Nurses are, and will continue to be, on the frontlines of this critical effort.
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Jonas Center's Amy Warren Covers National Nurses Week 2012 The history of Nurses Day can be traced back to 1953 when Dorothy Sutherland of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare sent a proposal to President Eisenhower to proclaim a "Nurse Day" each year. In 1981, a resolution was initiated by nurses in New Mexico to have May 6th declared "National Recognition Day for Nurses." In 1981, a proposal was signed by President Reagan, making May 6th the official day of celebration. It was later expanded by the ANA Board of Directors in 1990 to a week-long celebration (May 6-12) known as "National Nurses Week,” falling on nurse legend Florence Nightingale’s birthday.
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A Message From Donald Jonas In 2008, our foundation began supporting six nursing doctoral students in greater New York to help prepare new nursing leaders and faculty, a cause that my wife, Barbara, and I are deeply passionate about.
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