The following is an archive of press releases issued within the past 6 months by the National Student Nurses' Association. Click on the title of each press release to read more. For press releases older than 6 months, please email email@example.com.
Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association Awards over $12,000 in Scholarships (4/27/23) The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association (FNSNA) awarded 2 scholarships for the 2023-24 academic year in memory of Andrea E. Higham, a long-time employee of Johnson & Johnson and fierce nurse advocate who led the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future. The Scholarship Selection Committee, composed of faculty and students, met in February 2023 to review scholarship applications submitted by thousands of applicants.
Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association Awards Over $12,800 in Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarships to Nursing Students (4/27/23) The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association (FNSNA) awarded 4 Promise of Nursing (PON) scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year. Thirty-three fundraising events, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson’s Campaign for Nursing’s Future were held from 2002 until 2017. Funds were contributed by hospitals, healthcare agencies, nursing schools and by Johnson & Johnson to support gala nurse recognition dinners. Scholarships for undergraduate nursing students; fellowships for graduate students studying to become nurse educators; and grants distributed to nursing schools are administered by the Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association. Undergraduate scholars were chosen from the Promise of Nursing region of Tennessee.
NSNA Elects 2023-24 Officers and NEC (4/27/23) The National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) 71st Annual Convention – Reflection: A Catalyst for Change – took place April 12-16, 2023, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Participants included over 2,500 students, speakers, faculty members, consultants, and exhibitors. On Saturday, April 15, results of elections for the 2023-2024 Board of Directors and Nominating & Elections Committee were announced. The new officers were installed during the closing session of the House of Delegates.
Lauren Lodico Elected NSNA President (4/27/23) The National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) is pleased to introduce Lauren Lodico as the 2023-2024 NSNA President. The election results were announced on April 15, 2023, during the NSNA 71st Annual Convention in Nashville, TN. Ms. Lodico is a student nurse at Molloy University in Rockville Centre, NY.
Kenya D. Williams Appointed NSNA Executive Director (4/21/23) The National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenya D. Williams, EdD, RN, RP, CAE, as Executive Director effective August 1, 2023. Dr. Williams currently serves as the NSNA Deputy Executive Director and replaces Diane J. Mancino, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, who has served with distinction for 27 years. In this role, Dr. Williams will also serve as the Executive Director of the Foundation of the NSNA. Dr. Williams becomes the fifth Executive Director in the organization’s 71-year history.
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