April 22, 2014

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Nursing Students Participate in Mission of Mercy Event

VCU School of Nursing students teamed up with School of Pharmacy students on Thursday, April 10 for the Virginia State University (VSU) Cares Mission of Mercy (M.O.M.) event held at the VSU campus in Petersburg, Va. Mission of Mercy was launched by the Virginia Dental Association in 2000 in order to promote oral hygiene and […]

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April 21, 2014

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Panel Discussion on Sexuality, Gender Identity and Nursing Care on May 1

The VCU School of Nursing will host a panel discussion on sexuality, gender identity, and nursing care, titled “Let’s talk about sex,” on Thursday, May 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Younger Auditorium. Kathleen Bell, M.S.N., RNC-OB, WHNP-BC, clinical instructor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, said the idea for […]

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April 17, 2014

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Kyungeh An Receives CCTR Endowment Funding for Research Project

Kyungeh An, Ph.D., RN, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, has been awarded endowment funding by the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) for her research project, titled “The impact of autonomic dysfunction on liver-related symptoms in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and their relationship to systemic inflammation and insulin […]

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April 14, 2014

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Nursing Alumnae Share Path to Entrepreneurship in Lecture Series

Alumna Lisa Feierstein (B.S.’78/N), president of Active Healthcare, Inc., credits the nursing field with giving her the skills to believe in herself and take risks. Both she and alumna Carolyn McCrocklin (B.S. ‘82/N; Ph.D. ’09/N), president of American Critical Care Services, were guest speakers at the VCU School of Nursing for the first Nursing Entrepreneurs […]

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April 3, 2014

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Alumna Tracy Kemp Stallings Named Recipient of Bernard L. Savage Community Service Award

Tracy Kemp Stallings (B.S. ’85/N, M.S.H.A ’95/AH), chief operating officer of HCA Virginia’s Johnston-Willis Hospital, will receive the 2014 Bernard L. Savage Community Service Award from the Chesterfield Business Council of the Greater Richmond Chamber on April 22. The award will be presented at a breakfast at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Click here to view the full […]

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April 3, 2014

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Student Nurses’ Association Sponsors Canned Food Drive at The Diamond

The VCU Student Nurses’ Association is sponsoring a canned food drive to benefit Central Virginia’s hunger-relief group, FeedMore Richmond, at The Diamond on April 11 at 7:05 p.m. Participants who bring a canned food item for donation may be entered into a raffle for a chance to win prizes throughout the night. Click here to purchase a ticket to […]

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April 1, 2014

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Alumna Stephanie Ferguson Selected for STTI Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing

VCU School of Nursing alumna, Stephanie Ferguson, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, (M.S. ’87/N), international health care consultant, was recently selected as one of just 18 nurse leaders to participate in Sigma Theta Tau International’s (STTI) first Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing (GAPFON). GAPFON was created to establish a global voice and vision for […]

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March 31, 2014

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Alumna Shelly Buck Shares Her Journey to Leadership

Shelly Buck, M.B.A, NEA-BC (B.S. ’96/N), Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow and vice-president, patient care services/chief nurse executive at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center (SFMC), believes in making your own rules if you believe something must change, even if that means “wearing a white suit and red shoes to a board meeting.” Buck […]

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March 27, 2014

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STTI to Host Research Presentation

VCU’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the nursing honor society, is hosting a presentation on “Research Globalization: Bridging Research at Home and Abroad” at the School of Nursing on Friday, April 4. The presentation will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Younger Auditorium. R. McKenna Brown, Ph.D., executive director of the […]

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March 26, 2014

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Student Nurses’ Association Hosts a Bone Marrow Registry Event

The VCU Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) arranged a bone marrow registry event at the Jonah L. Larrick Student Center on Thursday, March 20. SNA partnered with VCU’s Be the Match on Campus chapter, a division of the National Marrow Donor Program, to match patients in need of a bone marrow transplant with donors. Faculty, staff […]

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