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A Culture of “Ohana”--Cultural Diversity and a Sense of Community Make the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa a True Paradise
The native culture of Hawaii is celebrated and represent a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds. 

University of Hawaii at Manoa
Diversity Recruitment and Retention: How NCIN Turned an Architect into a Nurse
Like many New Careers in Nursing Scholars, Jeremy Clark did not originally plan to become a nurse.
In August of 2013, he had the distinction of being the first African American male NCIN scholar to graduate from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) School of Nursing.
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Expanding Professional Development at the Medical College of Georgia

After a successful first year with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) program, MCG was recently re-awarded ten scholarships to help aid nursing students for the fall 2009 semester...

Georgia Regents University
California State University, Fullerton Leverages Leadership Institute to Certify Emerging Nurse Leaders

NCIN scholars choose from eight different leadership tracks and follow a curriculum plan throughout the academic year, during which they learn about topics like social justice, public service, and peer tutoring.

California State University Fullerton
Caring About Men Who Care Enough to Pursue Nursing

“If we want to take better care of our nation, we need to reflect our nation.”

It’s a powerful statement expressed by Aara Amidi-Nouri, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor at the school of nursing at Samuel Merritt University. Read more here!

Samuel Merritt University
Diverse Backgrounds at Cleveland State University Come Together for Nursing
They come from industry, business and teaching professions. They hail from both small and large communities around the country. But, however diverse their backgrounds, they share similar, defining attributes...
Cleveland State University
Duke University School of Nursing Transitions to 21st Century Health Care Practices

Understanding that health care practices need to cater to a 21st century environment, the Duke University School of Nursing is seven years into the mission...

Duke University
From Rural Practice to International Settings, College of St. Scholastica Prepares Students for Competent Care across Borders

In a city isolated by the rolling roads and lingering cold of the Minnesota, the College of St. Scholastica (CSS) sits atop Lake Superior, mentoring, preparing and challenging more than three-thousand students for life outside of school walls.

The College of St. Scholastica
Making a Difference in Diversity: Successful Minority Recruiting Efforts in Nebraska, Kentucky and West Virginia

Increasing diversity is a top priority of the New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) program. We believe a diverse nursing workforce is better able to provide culturally competent care.

Creighton University
NCIN Scholars Around the Country Meet with RWJF’s Sue Hassmiller
In her role as director of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Senior Adviser for Nursing Susan B. Hassmiller, RN, PhD, FAAN, travels across the country to meet with leaders who are working to transform nursing in their states.
Oregon Health & Science University