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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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Jo Robins receives funding for course redesign

May 29, 2019

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Jo Robins, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC, CHTP, AHN-C, an associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing, is leading a multi-disciplinary team receiving funding to redesign NURS 371: Evidence-Based Practice through the VCU Course Redesign Program, sponsored by the Office of the Provost. This new campus-wide initiative focuses on the redesign of large-enrollment, multi-section undergraduate courses using […]

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Nurses Week message from Dean Jean Giddens

May 6, 2019

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Happy Nurses Week! On behalf of the VCU School of Nursing, we thank our 4 million colleagues for making a difference in healthcare through your leadership and compassion. Together we strive to ensure that patients receive safe and quality care, that each patient is heard and valued, that all people have access to the care […]

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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 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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Michael Bleich appointed director of VCU Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety

January 22, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing announced that Michael R. Bleich, Ph.D., RN, has been named senior professor and director of the VCU Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety.  A nationally recognized scholar and thought leader, Bleich most recently served as the center’s interim director after joining the school for a year as a visiting […]

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Thank a Donor Day is Oct. 8

October 3, 2018

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The Office of Development and Alumni Relations will hold Thank a Donor Day on Monday, Oct. 8, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Patterson Memorial Garden (12th St. and Marshall, across the street from the main Gateway Building entrance). Students, faculty and staff are invited to join us in saying thank you to the university’s donors by […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty selected for Virginia Nurses Foundation 40 under 40 award

August 3, 2018

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Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members have been named among the Commonwealth’s top 40 nurses under age 40 by the Virginia Nurses Foundation. Genevieve Beaird, RNC-OB, CHSE (B.S.’09/N, M.S.’11/N), clinical assistant professor, and Lathika Mohanraj, Ph.D., RN, BMTCN (B.S.’14/N), assistant professor, were selected for VNF’s 2018 40 Under 40 Award for exceptional rising nursing leaders. Winners […]

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 136 new graduates for spring 2018

May 18, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing recognized 136 graduates at the Spring 2018 Recognition Ceremony held May 11 at the Siegel Center.  Among the graduates was the inaugural cohort of the school’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program. A highlight of the event was a candle lighting ceremony in honor of the school’s 125th anniversary. Another highlight was […]

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Nurses Week Message from Dean Jean Giddens

May 6, 2018

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National Nurses Week, May 6-12, is a time to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of nurses in striving to provide the best health care for everyone. They are compassionate, committed champions of quality care! It’s not surprising that nurses have topped the annual Gallop Poll as the most trusted profession for the past 16 years.  I […]

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