RECRUITMENT, RETENTION AND MATRICULATION OF ETHNIC MINORITY NURSING STUDENTS: A UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL OF NURSING APPROACH
- Fortifying The Federal Presence in Retention. Dervarics, Charles; Roach, Ronald // Black Issues in Higher Education;03/30/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p20
Focuses on the retention problems of African-American and other minority college students in the United States. Proposal for federal funds for college retention programs; Core components of college completion grants; Reasons for the retention problems; Role of federal policy on retention in...
- An Evaluation of a Program to Influence Academic Self-Concept Among African American Male College Students. Fortson, Stephen B. // Journal of Employment Counseling;Sep97, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p104
The article cites a study on the evaluation of a retention program to influence academic self-concept among African American male college students. African American men suffer one of the highest attrition rates of any racial or gender group in college. A retention program designed to increase...
- The Evolution of Black Culture Centers. Walker, Marlon A. // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;1/11/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 24, p16
The article focuses on the initiative launched by the African American Cultural Center of the North Carolina State University to track and monitor the retention rate of African American students. The center plans to add retention programs and develop accreditation standards for its culture...
- Composing Academic Identities. Bean, Janet // International Journal of Learning;2005/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p241
Despite gains in access to higher education, African-American students lag far behind their Caucasian counterparts in rates of retention and graduation. The persistent gap in academic success underscores our need to better understand the experiences of African-American students at the...
- THE LINCOLN SCHOOL FOR NURSES: SIXTY-THREE YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN THE BRONX. Am�d�e-Hartfield, Regina // Bronx County Historical Society Journal;Spring2007, Vol. 44 Issue 1/2, p41
The article presents an overview of the history of the Lincoln School for Nurses in the Bronx, New York City. Details are given outlining the history of the institution from its foundation as the School for Colored Females in Nursing Arts on Concord Avenue in The Bronx in 1898 to its final...
- PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. Fonza, Marjorie A. // ABNF Journal;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p91
Advocates the recruitment and retention of new African American nurses in the U.S. Way to prepare nursing students for a nurse's way of life; Role of nurses in guiding African American student nurses.
- North Carolina's African American Nursing Schools. // North Carolina African American History & Culture;2007, p59
The article traces the evolution of African American nursing schools in North Carolina. Before the 1861 Civil War, there were no hospitals or trained nurses in North Carolina. In the early 20th century, three hospitals with nursing schools for African Americans had been established in the state,...
- WAR ON ATTRITION. Waters, Adele // Nursing Standard;9/15/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p22
A university has adopted a variety of innovative approaches to reduce its drop-out rate from nursing courses. Adele Waters investigates INSET: Stan the manikin: an ideal patient.
- African Americans Making Significant Progress in Graduate Nursing Programs. // Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (BruCon Publishing Co.);4/5/2012, p5
The article focuses on the enrollment of African Americans in entry-level bachelor's degree nursing programs in the U.S. in 2010-2011, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.