June 21, 2019

The announcement of the $20 million donation to create the new Conway School of Nursing was mentioned in Inside Philanthropy about the nursing shortage and who is helping to fix it.

...The couple’s commitment will partially fund a new nursing and sciences building, enabling the university to double its number of nursing graduates to more than 700 students. The school will be renamed the Bill and Joanne Conway School of Nursing in recognition of the $40 million the couple has donated over time. Of the Conways’ total giving, $20 million has funded full and partial scholarships for nursing students, and will continue to do so. The Conway Scholars program started in 2014, and is currently supporting its third cohort, 15 students that started classes in August 2018...

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