Our ALCS ICAN (I Can Achieve a Nursing Degree) 2024 Cohorts had an amazing time at their holiday party, surrounded by their mentors, staff, and classmates. We are truly grateful to Russell Sage College for hosting such an incredible celebration, and thank you to our program partners at Albany Medical Center and the Black Nurses Coalition. You could feel the joy and excitement radiating from the girls.

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You could feel the joy and excitement radiating from the girls.

Thank you!

The ‘I Can Achieve a Nursing Degree’ program (ICAN) at Albany Leadership & Russell Sage creates a collaborative community mentorship model for our scholars to achieve a bachelor’s degree in nursing and employment as a registered nurse.

What is the ICAN Program?

Russell Sage is working with Albany Medical Center, the Black Nurses Coalition and Albany Leadership Charter School for Girls. This program supports our students through high school partnerships and matches our high school students with professional nursing mentors from diverse backgrounds. It provides academic support to guide students through high school and a nursing degree. This program was designed to motivate and guide our scholars into professional nursing careers and create meaningful employment and professional experiences in diverse healthcare settings for our scholars beyond graduation. 


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