Black History Month: We Honor Black Nurses Everywhere

As February marks Black History Month, we use this time to celebrate the achievements, culture, and contributions of Black Americans. This year’s dedicated theme, Black Health and Wellness, is especially timely given the ongoing pandemic. Both historically and right now, we celebrate Black medical scholars and healthcare workers. Here at Aspen University, we honor and … Keep Reading

9 Perfect Holiday Gifts for Students

Ah, the holidays! That beloved time of year when many of us also stress out about finding the perfect gift for the important people in our lives. It can be even more difficult when you’re shopping for a loved one who has gone back to school. These busy adult students are trying to balance their … Keep Reading

History of the Nurse’s Cap and Why Nurses No Longer Wear It

Whether you’re an aspiring nurse in school or an experienced practicing one, today’s nurses have a variety of fashionable, comfortable, and unique scrubs to wear. Gone are the days of the starchy, pressed white dress and white nurse’s cap. Even though nursing apparel has consistently evolved, the old-fashioned white cap, or hat, continues to live … Keep Reading

Celebrating Nurses Week With a Series of Live Virtual Events

Every May, we honor the selfless contributions of all nurses during National Nurses Week, and this year is especially significant in recognizing their hard work and leadership. Here at Aspen, we’re grateful for all the devoted and compassionate nurses that make up our faculty, student body, alumni, and community.  From working on the frontlines to … Keep Reading

Aspen Cares Gives Back With Phoenix Community Outreach Event

With the ongoing pandemic, giving back to the community is more vital than ever this holiday season. Because so many vulnerable populations are facing unprecedented challenges, we support two great Phoenix, Arizona-based organizations that help those experiencing homelessness and food insecurity. Aspen employees raised over $2,000 to support The Society St. Vincent de Paul Ozanam … Keep Reading

8 Tips For New Nurses Working Holidays

Holidays are a time for cheer, family time, and stories that cause gut-wrenching belly laughs. Most people spend time with their loved ones during the holiday season. For nurses, especially new nurses, there’s a very high chance you’ll work a holiday or even all holidays. Finding ways to navigate these times can make working your … Keep Reading

March Is National Criminal Justice Month

What Is National Criminal Justice Month? National Criminal Justice Month began in March 2009, as designated by the U.S. Congress. “The purpose is to promote societal awareness regarding the causes and consequences of crime, as well as strategies for preventing and responding to crime,” according to the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). How Can … Keep Reading

2019 Aspen Cares Philanthropy Wrap Up

Beyond our passion for serving our students, we enjoy giving back to our communities and other organizations that provide critical services and experiences.  Aspen University philanthropy program, Aspen Cares, has supported literacy, homeless populations, Alzheimer’s awareness and fundraising, pets, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and other issues that affect our communities.  “Working together, our employees share … Keep Reading