June 06, 2019

The announcement of the $20 million donation to create the new Conway School of Nursing was featured in The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, WTOP, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and Wakelet.

...Why nursing? A few reasons. They were interested in training people for in-demand jobs. They saw how profoundly nurses helped Bill Conway’s parents as they aged. “I saw that if a person could get a nursing degree, they could take care of themselves, their family and ultimately the rest of us,” Bill Conway said...

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...The Conways' offerings will help combat a national nursing shortage. The American Nurses Association reported there will be more registered nurse jobs available through 2020 than any other profession, corroborating the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2018 projection that 1.1 million nurses are needed to avoid a further shortage crisis...

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...Catholic University said the latest Conway donation will allow it to double the size of the nursing school to more than 700 students...

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...William and Joanne Conway donated $20 million to support a new nursing and sciences building for the School of Nursing, which has been named for the couple....

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