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Updates About the Pre-Nursing Program

JBU Pre-Nursing News

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)

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