Mennonite College of Nursing sees a need for diversity in the profession of nursing, and addressing that need starts with encouraging members of diverse populations to pursue their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and then supporting those students throughout their journey at the university. To work toward this goal, in 2017, MCN formed PROUD.
Begun as part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources – Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), PROUD is an organization that seeks to promote diversity in the nursing profession by recruiting and graduating students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
To help students be successful in pursuing their nursing degree, the PROUD program provides extra support, including:
PROUD also engages with the community by:
All current or admitted MCN students are eligible to apply to join the PROUD program. For questions about this program, call 309.438.1820.