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School of Nursing faculty member elected AHA fellow

April 23, 2019

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Kyungeh An, Ph.D.,RN, FAHA, associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was elected a Fellow of the American Heart Association. Fellowship recognizes and awards premium professional members for excellence, innovative and sustained contributions in the areas of scholarship, practice and/or education, and volunteer service within the AHA/ASA. An has been a member of AHA […]

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Reunion Weekend Alumni Awards Ceremony

April 18, 2019

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The first weekend of April brought a lot of excitement to the School of Nursing as we celebrated alumni from class years ending in ‘9 and ‘4, along with our St. Philip alumnae and grand alumni. Reunion attendees were invited back on campus for a weekend of activities including a lunch and tour at the MCV […]

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VCU School of Nursing researcher examines if a vibrating shoe can help people with Parkinson’s walk

April 2, 2019

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Nearly 60 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease experience the sudden inability to walk, a phenomenon referred to as “freezing of gait.” It manifests in a complete stop or prolonged shuffle despite the individual’s best intentions to move forward and can be triggered midstride by a cluttered room, narrow spaces like a doorway or when making […]

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Join us for Reunion Weekend April 5-7

March 21, 2019

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Richmond Historic Trolley Tour, MCV Campus Block Party, Entrepreneurship in Health Care Forum… these are just a few of the great events planned for Reunion Weekend April 5-7 to reconnect alumni with VCU School of Nursing and with each other. If your graduation year ends in ‘9 or ‘4, make sure you check out the […]

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VCU’s DNP program moves up in the top 50 rankings

March 13, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program continues to be ranked among the nation’s best graduate programs. The program has moved up to No. 44 in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings. Read more. We’re still accepting applications for fall 2019 enrollment. Apply today! 

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VCU School of Nursing alumnus to be honored by American College of Healthcare Executives

February 27, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth 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, will receive the Gold Medal Award for 2019 from the American College of Healthcare Executives at its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago next month. A former health […]

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VCU nursing students attend postpartum facilitator training

February 21, 2019

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Several VCU School of Nursing students recently attended the Postpartum Support Virginia facilitator training in Woodbridge, Virginia. Postpartum Support Virginia is a program that supports new and expectant mothers and their families in overcoming anxiety and depression. During Fall 2018, the students provided childcare at CHoR during meetings attended by the mothers. Through VCU Health System’s “Getting Better Together” program, […]

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VCU School of Nursing dean elected to national nursing association board

February 13, 2019

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Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, was elected to serve a two-year term as a board member at-large of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The 11-member board of directors serves as the governing body for AACN. The national voice for academic nursing, AACN is comprised of […]

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VCU Alumni embarks on its first international tour

February 5, 2019

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The VCU Alumni office has embarked on its first tour, ELEVATE (Expanding Leadership, Enrichment and Volunteerism for Alumni Through Engagement)! The 23-city international tour brings new opportunities and programming to elevate the alumni experience. Alumni in each tour stop can select from a schedule packed with cultural excursions, family-friendly outings, industry networking sessions and memorable social events. You won’t want […]

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Join us at our spring 2019 open house for academic programs

January 7, 2019

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Are you thinking of becoming a nurse or advancing your nursing knowledge? Mark your calendar to attend the VCU School of Nursing Spring 2019 Open House on Tuesday, February 12 at 5 p.m. Meet the admissions team, program directors and current students while learning about our academic programs. Register here! https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSewfC1oVJF56NLDvC…/viewform

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