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Alumnus Andrew Harris featured on VCU News Center for his mindfulness research

April 19, 2017

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Andrew Harris, RN (B.S.’16/N), clinical nurse at VCU Medical Center’s Acute Care Oncology Unit, was recently featured on the VCU News Center for his study on the barriers health care professionals face in practicing mindfulness. Through the project, Harris surveyed health care professional students who had taken a VCU class on mindfulness within the past […]

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Alumna Leslie Fehan featured in Richmond magazine

April 18, 2017

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Leslie Fehan, RN (M.S.’89/N), nurse midwife at VCU Health System, is featured in Richmond magazine’s Top Docs 2017 issue. The article highlights her career as an esteemed midwife in the Richmond area for nearly two decades. Read the full article. Leslie Fehan, RN (left)

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Nursing alumni return for Reunion Weekend

April 11, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing alumni returned to campus April 7-9 to celebrate Reunion Weekend at a variety of events, from class-specific dinners to tours of the School of Nursing’s research lab and clinical learning center. The weekend’s activities also included an alumni breakfast, a State of the School address by Dean Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, […]

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Alumna Aimee Reyes featured on the VCU News Center for receiving Virginia’s Caring University scholarship

April 5, 2017

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Aimee Reyes, RN (B.S.’11/N), clinical nurse at VCU Medical Center, was recently featured on VCU News Center as being one of 105 students who has benefited from Virginia’s Caring University scholarship. Reyes was awarded the scholarship after her acceptance into the School of Nursing’s accelerated Bachelor of Science program. Since 2005, the VCU Staff Senate has raised more than $110,000 […]

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Alumnus Tod Brindle named vice president of Integrated Healing Technologies

March 31, 2017

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Tod Brindle, M.S., RN, CWOCN (M.S.’11/N), a Ph.D. student with the VCU School of Nursing, has been named vice president of clinical affairs with Integrated Healing Technologies (IHT), a negative pressure wound therapy and advanced wound care company in Franklin, Tenn. He previously served as nurse clinician and clinical administrator with the wound care team […]

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VCU School of Nursing holds student-alumni Connector event

March 30, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing recently hosted a Connector Program event with nursing students and alumni. The program pairs alumni from around the country with students for a one-year mentorship experience. Students shared lunch and conversation with their alumni mentors. Alumni offered encouragement and guidance to students through the challenges and milestones of their educational program. […]

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Alumna Sharon Pratt Lapkin selected to join the Nursing Board at the American Health Council

March 21, 2017

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Sharon Pratt Lapkin, RN (M.S.’01/N), administrative director and senior risk manager at Bon Secours Health System, Inc., has been selected to join the Nursing Board at the American Health Council. Lapkin has more than 23 years of experience in the nursing field. In her current role, she has been responsible for mitigating risk, decreasing financial […]

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

February 17, 2017

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

February 16, 2017

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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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SON accepting nominations for Alumni Awards

February 13, 2017

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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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