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Alumnus named president-elect and associate dean reappointed as board member of the American Academy of Nursing

October 30, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth R. White, AGACNP-BC, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’95/N; Ph.D.’96/HP), associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, was named president-elect of the American Academy of Nursing’s Board of Directors at that organization’s recent annual induction ceremony and policy conference in Washington, D.C. […]

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VCU Langston Center inducts interprofessional experts as Affiliate Scholars

October 23, 2019

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The VCU Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety recently inducted 18 interprofessional experts in innovation, quality and safety in its inaugural cohort of Affiliate Scholars.  The ceremony was held at the VCU School of Nursing following the earlier Bresenoff-Feierstein Innovation Lecture featuring ‘Big Idea’ founder and author Bill Bishop. The scholars, a diverse […]

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Experts from different fields to confront health care challenges as Langston Center Affiliate Scholars

October 16, 2019

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By Mary Kate Brogan University Public Affairs Virginia Commonwealth University is bringing together a team of innovation, quality and safety experts for a new program to address challenges in improving health care. The Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety’s Affiliate Scholars Program will induct its inaugural class of 18 members on Tuesday, Oct. 15. […]

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes donors in annual Cabaniss Society event

October 16, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing held its 24th Annual Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society event last week to recognize donors who have made significant contributions to the school. More than 100 alumni and friends attended the event held at the Country Club of Virginia. The Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society is a leadership annual giving group named in […]

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Vesting ceremony welcomes students to nursing profession

September 24, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing held a vesting ceremony recently for members of the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2020 to mark the start of their journey in the nursing profession. More than 97 students, along with their families and friends, attended the ceremony in the Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building auditorium. Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, […]

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Red Cross blood drive and Be the Match Registry on Sept. 10

September 2, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing’s Council for Community Collaborations is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 10, noon to 5 p.m., in Room 2001B at the school, located at 1100 E. Leigh Street in Richmond.  Be the Match – Bone Marrow Transplant Registry information will also be available! Please consider signing up to […]

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Attention prospective students – join us at our Fall 2019 Open House

August 7, 2019

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Are you thinking of becoming a nurse or advancing your nursing knowledge? Mark your calendar to attend VCU School of Nursing’s Fall 2019 Open House set for Thursday, Oct. 17, 5-7 p.m.. Learn about our academic programs, meet faculty, staff and current students, and take a tour of our state-of-the-art facility. Register here.  

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VCU School of Nursing Ph.D. students succeed on final dissertation defenses

July 16, 2019

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Congratulations to VCU School of Nursing Ph.D. students Amber Paulus, RN, CPHQ, and Emily Cochran, RN(B.S.’12/N), on their successful final dissertation defenses. Paulus’ dissertation is titled “Factors Associated with Hospital Readmissions Among United States Dialysis Facilities” and Cochran’s dissertation is titled “Hospital Characteristics Associated with Hospital Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program Payment Penalties Across Program Years.” […]

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Alumna named Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year in Virginia

July 12, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing alumna Jenn Brigle (B.S.’14/N) was named the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year in Virginia. An accelerated B.S. program graduate, she is a pediatric oncology nurse at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. She said this honor is meaningful to her because of her work with children. Read more.

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DNP graduate Robert Powell featured in VCU Graduate School alumni spotlight

July 3, 2019

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Robert L. Powell, FNP-BC (DNP‘18/N), is featured in an alumni profile on the VCU Graduate School website. “VCU attracted a broad range of master’s prepared nurses for its first DNP cohort and that diversity helped make the program memorable.” Powell said. “Using evidence-based practice, each of us was allowed to create a unique project that […]

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