Chamberlain College of Nursing Offers Scholarships to DAISY Award Recipients — May 28, 2013 May 28, 2013, 11:44 AM Contact: Kristin Lane MSL Chicago For Chamberlain College of Nursing 312.861.5244 firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Bonnie Barnes The DAISY Foundation Co-founder, President 707.996.7936 bonniebarnes@DAISYfoundation.org Chamberlain College of Nursing Offers Scholarships to DAISY Award Recipients DAISY Foundation Sponsorship supports nurse recognition programs, research DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. and GLEN ELLEN, Calif. – May 28, 2013 – Chamberlain College of Nursing announced today it is offering a special scholarship to the more than 35,000 DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award nurses for their clinical competency and compassionate care for patients. The DAISY Honoree Scholarships are part of Chamberlain’s exclusive national college of nursing sponsorship of the DAISY Foundation, a public foundation serving the nursing profession through meaningful recognition programs and grants for nursing research. “We are honored to have the support of a national college of nursing that shares our dedication to promoting compassion and professionalism in nursing,” said Bonnie Barnes, co-founder and president of The DAISY Foundation. “Chamberlain recognizes the critical role DAISY nurses play in their patients’ lives, and the scholarship Chamberlain offers our award recipients will help them advance their education and the extraordinary care they deliver every day.” Through the sponsorship, all DAISY Award recipients who meet Chamberlain’s admission requirements can receive an education partner tuition rate for Chamberlain’s Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) online degree completion option, RN-BSN to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) online option, MSN degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program and graduate certificates. The scholarship program is active with the start of Chamberlain’s next session beginning July 8, 2013. “Chamberlain is committed to graduating the type of extraordinary nurse that The DAISY Foundation recognizes,” said Dr. Susan Groenwald, president of Chamberlain College of Nursing. “The DAISY Honoree Scholarships for DAISY Award recipients further support our mission of increasing access to advanced education and preparing more nurses to transform healthcare worldwide.” For more information about Chamberlain’s national sponsorship of The DAISY Foundation, visit Chamberlain.edu/scholarships. ~~~ About Chamberlain College of Nursing For over 120 years, Chamberlain College of Nursing has been at the forefront of excellence in nursing education. Chamberlain is increasing access to nursing education nationwide with campuses offering the three year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and flexible online programs like the RN to BSN option, Master of Science in Nursing degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program and Graduate Certificates. Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (ncahlc.org). HLC is one of the six regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and the Master of Science in Nursing degree program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Columbus location is accredited by the National League for Nursing. Accrediting Commission (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000). Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met. Program availability varies by location. Chamberlain reserves the right to update information as it becomes available. Information is current at the time of posting. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation. Comprehensive consumer information is available at chamberlain.edu/studentconsumerinfo. Chamberlain College of Nursing, LLC is a part of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. ©2013 Chamberlain College of Nursing, LLC. All rights reserved. chamberlain.edu. About The DAISY Foundation The not-for-profit DAISY Foundation is based in Glen Ellen, CA, and was established by family members in memory of J. Patrick Barnes and the extraordinary care he received from nurses during his 8 week hospitalization Patrick’s family expresses their gratitude to nurses with programs that recognize the extraordinary compassion and skill of direct care nurses (The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, now in over 1,400 healthcare facilities), that honor the inspiration provided to nursing students by their dedicated faculty (The DAISY Faculty Award), and with grants for nursing research and evidence-based practice projects (J. Patrick Barnes Grants for Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Projects). More information is available at DAISYfoundation.org.