PROUD: Pre-entry & Retention Opportunities for Undergraduate Diversity
In July 2017, MCN received a four year, 2.0 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources – Health Resources and Services Administration.
The purpose of this program is to increase recruitment, enrollment, retention, and graduation of nursing students from disadvantaged backgrounds by offering pre-entry and retention activities and professional development activities to encouraged advanced education preparation.
Dr. Blanca Miller, Project Director
Olanna Pullen, Project Coordinator
Cates Corwin, Academic Enhancement Specialist
Barb Stamets, Program Assistant
Lela Nelson-Parola, Graduate Assistant
About PROUD Program
The PROUD program provides additional support to students through academic and peer support, mentoring, leadership, and financial support for those who qualify per the HRSA federal guidelines.