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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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Registration now open for Nursing Reunion Weekend

February 9, 2017

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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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SON now accepting nominations for Alumni Awards

January 25, 2017

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

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Alumnae receive OurHealth magazine annual best bedside manner awards

December 22, 2016

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Twelve VCU School of Nursing alumnae received the 2016 Best Bedside Manner Awards presented by OurHealth magazine. OurHealth publishes print and digital editions to specific communities throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. This award honors medical providers who were voted by the local community for their kindness, empathy and attentiveness. 2016 Best Bedside Manner Awards winners […]

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 171 new graduates

December 13, 2016

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The VCU School of Nursing recognized 171 graduates Friday, Dec. 9 during the December 2016 Recognition Ceremony held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. VCU’s Fall Commencement Exercises were held Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Siegel Center. A highlight of the recognition ceremony was the presentation of a $3,506 check from the Accelerated B.S. class of […]

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Master’s students featured in VCU News Center graduation article

December 8, 2016

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VCU School of Nursing master’s students Kim Jarrelle (B.S.’11/N) and Janet Makris (B.S.’15/N) are featured in a VCU graduation story about some of the remarkable students who will be receiving their degrees at commencement on Saturday, Dec. 10. Both are in the nursing administration and leadership concentration of the master’s program and they’re RN to […]

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VCU School of Nursing hosts Cabaniss Society Dinner for donors

November 2, 2016

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The VCU School of Nursing recently held its 22nd Annual Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society Dinner at the Jefferson Hotel to recognize donors and share the impact of their contributions. “This really is a celebration of our shared commitment to the VCU School of Nursing,” Dean Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, the Doris B. Yingling Endowed […]

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