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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 161 new graduates

December 14, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing recognized 161 graduates at the Fall 2017 Recognition Ceremony held Dec. 8 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. A highlight of the ceremony was the presentation of a $1,714.90 check from the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2017. The funds will go toward scholarships. Another highlight was the presentation of awards to […]

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Alumna Kimberly Jarrelle presents on an invention to improve cesarean outcomes

December 8, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing alumna Kimberly Jarrelle, RNC-OB (B.S.’11/N; M.S.’16/N), associate chief nursing officer at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, returned to her alma mater this week to present on an invention designed to improve outcomes for mothers and babies following a cesarean section. Students, faculty, staff  and other health care practitioners attended the event, held in Room […]

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VCU School of Nursing students participate in HealthHacks competition

December 6, 2017

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Six VCU School of Nursing students in the accelerated class graduating December 2017 participated in VCU’s second annual HealthHacks in early November.  Similar in structure to computer-coding focused hackathons, HealthHacks is a design sprint where students work in interdisciplinary teams to develop proposed solutions for unmet medical needs that are presented by medical practitioners. The […]

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Beth Rodgers receives VNF Leadership Excellence Award

November 8, 2017

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Beth Rodgers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems and Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was the awarded the Virginia Nurses Foundation 2017 Leadership Excellence Award in the Nurse Educator category. The award recognizes nurses for their commitment to the advancement of nursing knowledge. […]

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VCU School of Nursing honors donors at annual Cabaniss Society Dinner

October 30, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing recently held its 23rd Annual Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society Dinner at the Jefferson Hotel to honor donors who have made significant contributions to the school. More than 120 faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends were on hand for the event, which included a reception, dinner, a funding priorities update and awards. […]

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Sigma Theta Tau hosts From Boots to Suits clothing drive for veterans

October 19, 2017

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The Gamma Omega Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (SSTI), is hosting a clothing drive in collaboration with VCU Health System on Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 1 from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front lobby of the VCU School of Nursing, and at VCU Health System at the top level […]

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VCU School of Nursing welcomes new Clinical Learning Center director

October 17, 2017

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Kimberly Curry-Lourenco, Ph.D., M.S.N., M.Ed., RN, CHSE, has joined the VCU School of Nursing as clinical assistant professor and director of the Clinical Learning Center. She mostly recently served as associate professor and coordinator of instruction and technology at the Beazley School of Nursing, Tidewater Community College. Curry-Lourenco earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in […]

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VCU School of Nursing hosts Growth4VA press conference

October 3, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing’s Clinical Learning Center (CLC) was the site of a press conference recently to announce the university’s support of the newly launched Growth4VA campaign. Growth4VA will focus on promoting reform and reinvestment in Virginia’s top-ranked higher education system. The campaign, backed by a partnership of higher education and business leaders, focuses on […]

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VCU School of Nursing associate dean receives UVA Distinguished Alumni Award

September 28, 2017

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Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, ANEF, associate dean of academic affairs and Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Nursing’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the school’s highest honor to recognize alumni for their contributions to the nursing profession. A nationally known educator, researcher, […]

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Judith Collins named among the 2017 VCU Alumni Stars

September 22, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing alumna Judith B. Collins, RN, WHNP-BC, FAAN (Cert.’75/N), has been named a 2017 VCU Alumni Star.  The prestigious VCU Alumni Stars awards recognize graduates throughout the worlds of art, business, education, service and health care who have attained notable achievements in their field. Collins will be recognized Friday, Nov. 3 during […]

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