SOURCE: AfterCollege, Inc.

August 23, 2007 15:44 ET

AfterCollege and N-OADN Partner to Provide Jobs and Scholarships to Associate Degree Nursing Students

AfterCollege and the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Establish Network to Connect Nursing Schools With Employers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - August 23, 2007) - The National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN) and AfterCollege, Inc., the nation's largest career network specializing in recruitment at the college level, today announced a strategic partnership that will provide students at over 950 ADN nursing programs throughout the country with access to exclusive scholarships and job opportunities.

AfterCollege will be the exclusive career resource provider for N-OADN, setting up a Job Resource Center for the organization as well as Job Resource Centers for individual ADN Programs throughout the nation. These Resource Centers will provide Associate Degree Nursing students with access to relevant jobs, allowing them to compare and contrast opportunities from employers on a local and nationwide level. The combined network of schools and employers will result in a more relevant and accurate information exchange between employers and job seekers.

The partnership will also create the AfterCollege/N-OADN Scholarship Program which will award scholarships throughout the year to students enrolled in accredited ADN programs.

"We are excited about the many new opportunities that this strategic partnership will bring to our students," said N-OADN President, Donita Qualey. "By partnering with a reputable name such as AfterCollege, our organization will be better equipped to provide ADN students with a wealth of high quality, relevant job opportunities as well as the most up-to-date information regarding their career search."

"This partnership will enable employers and nursing students to connect through an exclusive nationwide career network," said Marc Dee, Director of University Relations at AfterCollege. "We welcome N-OADN to the AfterCollege network and look forward to providing exciting and relevant job opportunities to ADN students as well as talented and highly qualified candidates to our healthcare employers."

About the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing

Founded in 1984, the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN) is recognized nationally as the voice for over 950 Associate Degree nursing programs, representing agencies and individual members. N-OADN is dedicated to enhancing the quality of Associate Degree nursing education, strengthening the professional role of Associate Degree nurses, and providing an arena for networking among those involved with Associate Degree nursing.

About AfterCollege

AfterCollege (www.aftercollege.com) is the largest career network specializing in recruitment at the college level. AfterCollege maintains an exclusive network of over 1,400 partnering academic departments and student groups as well as a proprietary database of over 19,000 faculty and student group contacts at top universities. Through its network, AfterCollege delivers targeted employer content to a diverse audience of over 2.7 million students and alumni.

Contact Information

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    Angela Chen
    AfterCollege, Inc.
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    (415) 263-1300 x115