Faculty Member to Participate in National Nursing Leadership Program

Penny Cooper, D.N.P., assistant dean and associate professor at the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, has been selected to participate in the Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP), a competitive fellowship program for aspiring nursing deans.Penny-Cooper

LANP is a five-day seminar that focuses on key leadership competencies needed in the complex world of nursing education and health care environments. Fellows will converge in Annapolis, Maryland, to participate in professional development activities, including an assessment of their leadership style and skills; receive mentorship from an experienced dean; and work to accomplish specific goals related to the field of nursing.

By the end of the seminar, attendees will have developed the necessary tools to be effective leaders in the academic nursing world.

LANP is sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), a nationwide organization that promotes nursing education and leadership to improve health care.