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Dawn Goldstein receives certificate for poster submission

May 18, 2017

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Dawn Goldstein, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP-BC, CCM, clinical assistant professor, attended the TriService Nursing Research Program: Research and Evidence-Based Practice Dissemination course in Ellicott City, Maryland. Her abstract, “Compassion Fatigue among U.S. Military RNs Post Overseas Deployment,” scored in the top 20 poster submissions, earning her a certificate. Goldstein serves as an Army Nurse Corps MAJ […]

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 167 new graduates

May 15, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing recognized 167 graduates Friday, May 12 during the Spring 2017 Recognition Ceremony held at the Siegel Center. VCU’s Spring Commencement Exercises were held Saturday, May 13 at the Richmond Coliseum. A highlight of the recognition ceremony was the presentation of a $1,016 check from the Traditional B.S. class of 2017. […]

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Graduating master’s students present final projects

May 10, 2017

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Master’s program students in the family nurse practitioner concentration recently presented their final synthesis project posters. The projects reflected the variety and breadth of the students’ clinical interests and experiences. View more photos on the school’s Facebook page.

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Senior student Indira Miller featured in VCU News Center article

May 9, 2017

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Senior nursing student Indira Miller is featured in a VCU News Center story about some of the stellar students graduating this month. Miller discussed her time at VCU and involvement in student activities. She has been very active within the School of Nursing, serving as a nursing student ambassador and president of the student organization […]

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Students present service-learning posters

May 8, 2017

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Graduating seniors in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) recently presented posters on identifying and addressing health problems in the community. The posters represent the culmination of their service-learning projects, which involved working with seven different communities this semester. View more photos on the school’s Facebook page.

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Alumna Nicole Jones featured in Richmond magazine

May 5, 2017

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Alumna Nicole Jones, RN (B.S.’78/N), is featured in Richmond magazine’s Top Docs 2017 issue, which highlights her duties educating colon surgery patients on their procedures and meeting with their families. Read the full article. Nicole Jones, RN

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Nursing students to participate in the 2017 Cordoba Exchange Program

May 5, 2017

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Four VCU School of Nursing students have been selected to participate in the “Nursing in Spain” program, also known as the Cordoba Program. Kaitlin Boyden, Erin Dymon, Staci Fraley and Amy Heng will travel to Cordoba, Spain to participate in a three-week observational experience. They will learn about Spain’s community-based health care system, the role […]

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Art of Nursing program featured in Style Weekly

May 5, 2017

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The Art of Nursing program, a collaboration between the VCU School of Nursing, VCU Department of Art Education and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, was recently featured in Style Weekly. Carley Lovell, M.S., M.A., RN, WHNP-BC, clinical assistant professor, oversees the program, which focuses on using art to promote health and healing. Read the […]

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Alumna Andrea Funai featured in Richmond magazine

May 4, 2017

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Alumna Andrea Funai, RN, ANP (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’06/N), is featured in Richmond magazine’s Top Docs 2017 issue. Funai discusses her work as a preceptor, teacher and mentor for a number of nurse practitioner students throughout the years. Read the full article. Andrea Funai, RN, ANP (left)

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VCU School of Nursing faculty members serve on Richmond VCNP Board of Directors

May 4, 2017

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Rachel Cloutier, M.S., RN, ACNP-BC, clinical instructor, recently became president of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners Richmond Region Board of Directors. Cloutier had previously been president-elect of the board. Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, clinical assistant professor and director of the DNP program, was appointed chair of the Government Relations Committee. Both terms begin in May 2017.

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