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JBU Announces First Step Towards Nursing Program

John Brown University announced this week that it has begun steps towards creating a nursing program after receiving unanimous prerequisite approval Wednesday from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing in Little Rock. JBU’s nursing program will offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. (Read More)

New Facility Rendering

JBU Announces $6 Million Lead
Gift for Pre-Nursing Program, New Nursing Facility

John Brown University announced today a $6 million lead gift for a new nursing education facility and endowment for JBU’s new pre-nursing program. The gift is part of the approximately $10 million amount that will be raised to launch the nursing program, including $6 million in construction costs and $4 million to endow operations and facility maintenance.  (Read More)

Caring Cohort: JBU Launches Healthcare Program

A natural fit for JBU’s service-focused students, JBU took the first steps toward creating a nursing program in 2011. Much progress has been made. This fall 35 students arrived and became the first pre-nursing cohort, working to complete their prerequisites during their freshman and sophomore years. (Read More)

Nursing GroundbreakingJBU Breaks Ground on $6 Million Health Science Building

John Brown University broke ground on a new Health Sciences Building on Monday, Aug. 17. Construction is scheduled to be complete by the fall of 2016 for the first cohort of nursing students. (Read More)

Other Media Outlets

Kansas City Star:
http://www.kansascity.com/2013/10/03/4527222/john-brown-u-nursing-program-receives.html

NWA Business Journal:
http://www.nwabusinessjournal.com/12764/anonymous-donor-gifts-jbu-6-million

Arkasnas Business Journal:
http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/95000/john-brown-university-nursing-program-receives-6m-gift

CityWire:
http://www.thecitywire.com/node/29889

NWA Online:
http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2013/oct/03/jbu-gets-6-million-nursing-program-facility/?latest

Little Rock KATV
http://www.katv.com/story/23612163/john-brown-u-nursing-program-receives-6m-gift

Hilton Head, South Carolina
http://www.islandpacket.com/2013/10/03/2719159/john-brown-u-nursing-program-receives.html

The Republic, Columbus, Indiana
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/0716c9f7ce5948649340b2b867095f12/AR--JBU-Nursing-Gift