February 17, 2017

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DNP student elected president of Central Virginia Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association

Tamara Broadnax, RN, NEA-BC (M.S.’07/N), a DNP student at the VCU School of Nursing and director of Telemedicine at VCU Health, has been elected president of the Central Virginia Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (CVCNBNA) for a two-year term. CVCNBNA, in collaboration with the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), is a professional nursing […]

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February 16, 2017

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School of Nursing celebrates its African American history, the legacy of St. Philip School of Nursing

In recognition of February as Black History Month, the VCU School of Nursing celebrates its history as one of the first schools in Virginia to provide nursing education to African American women. During the segregation era, MCV founded the St. Philip School of Nursing in 1920 to train African American women as nurses. The school […]

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February 16, 2017

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Theresa Swift-Scanlan appointed to CCTR Endowment Fund Research Advisory Committee

Theresa Swift-Scanlan, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems and the Ellen Fontaine Winston Distinguished Professor, has been appointed to VCU’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Endowment Fund Research Advisory Committee. Under the CCTR Endowment Fund program, investigators may apply for money to support all stages of […]

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February 16, 2017

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Kyungeh An discusses heart disease for Urban Views Weekly column

In observance of February as heart month, Kyungeh An, Ph.D., RN, associate professor, was featured in a second Urban Views Weekly’s health column focused on heart disease risk factors and prevention. Dr. Kyungeh An

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February 14, 2017

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NSWB hosts bake sale to benefit local nonprofit

Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU will host a bake sale now through Friday, Feb. 17, in front of Younger Auditorium at the VCU School of Nursing. Funds collected will support The Doorways, a Richmond-based nonprofit organization. Baked goods are being sold for $1 each. Future bake sales will be held: March 13-17 April 10-14 […]

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February 13, 2017

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SON accepting nominations for Alumni Awards

The VCU School of Nursing is accepting nominations and self-nominations for the 2017 Alumni Awards. The four awards below will be presented April 8 during Reunion Weekend. Nominations are being accepted until Wednesday, Feb.15, at this link. Award Descriptions: Outstanding Nursing Alumnus Award: Honors outstanding contributions of graduates of the School of Nursing and is […]

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February 9, 2017

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Registration now open for Nursing Reunion Weekend

Registration is now open for the School of Nursing Reunion 2017. Classes ending in 2 and 7 and grand alumni are invited to return to campus and join their classmates, friends and fellow alumni for a weekend of fun and catching up. The reunion registration link is vcualumni.org/mcvreunion. Here you can sign up for events, […]

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February 8, 2017

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Student Nurses Association sponsors food drive for local nonprofit

The VCU Student Nurses Association is sponsoring a food drive to benefit The Doorways. The Doorways provides affordable accommodations for people who live outside of Richmond and need to be near our area hospitals. The most needed items are cereal, snacks, pasta, peanut butter, canned vegetables, apple sauce, diced fruit, canned tuna, crackers, coffee, oil, […]

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February 3, 2017

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School of Nursing to host RN to B.S. Open House

Are you a registered nurse interested in advancing your education with a B.S.? Join us at our Open House for the RN to B.S. Program, Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. You’ll have a chance to ask questions and talk with faculty and admissions staff. Click here to register in advance.

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February 2, 2017

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Kyungeh An discusses heart health in Urban Views Weekly column

In observance of February as heart month to promote awareness of heart health, Kyungeh An, Ph.D., RN, associate professor, was featured recently in an Urban Views Weekly’s health column for her cardiovascular expertise. Dr. Kyungeh An

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