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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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School of Nursing students participate in elementary school registration event

May 2, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) recently participated in Kindergarten Registration Day at G.H. Reid Elementary School in Richmond. The students provided health education using the “9-5-2-1-0” mnemonic during the registration day fair. They also assisted school nurse Jeanne Yeager, RN (B.S.’83/N) in reviewing health forms and vaccination records to […]

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Nursing students present Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders conference

May 2, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) held the “Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs)” conference April 28 in collaboration with the Richmond City Health District (RCHD). The nursing students worked with Laurinda Davis, RN, maternal health director with RCHD, to host the conference and create awareness of this serious mental […]

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Senior class to hold Flying Squirrels fundraiser

May 1, 2017

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The senior class is selling tickets for a Flying Squirrels fundraiser being held on Thursday, May 4. Game tickets are $8 each. For each ticket sold, part of the proceeds will go towards the senior class gift, which provides a scholarship for a nursing student. Tickets are being sold through Tuesday, May 2. For tickets […]

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Nursing students to present Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders conference

April 19, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) will present the conference “Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders” on Friday, April 28 from 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. in room 1011. Enjoy light refreshments while you learn more about PMADs, watch a film and hear from professionals about the resources available for patients.

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Senior class to hold paint night fundraiser

April 17, 2017

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The senior class is holding a paint night fundraiser on Friday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Wine & Design located at 2707 West Broad Street in Richmond. For each ticket purchased $15 will be donated to the senior class gift. Use code “VCU” to register online.

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NSWB to host fundraiser at Chipotle

April 17, 2017

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Nursing Students Without Borders of VCU will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, April 18 from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Chipotle restaurant located at 810 West Grace Street in Richmond. Guests are invited to bring in this flyer, show it on their smartphone or verbally express support of the cause to make sure that […]

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Nursing alumni return for Reunion Weekend

April 11, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing alumni returned to campus April 7-9 to celebrate Reunion Weekend at a variety of events, from class-specific dinners to tours of the School of Nursing’s research lab and clinical learning center. The weekend’s activities also included an alumni breakfast, a State of the School address by Dean Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, […]

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Nursing students participate in Mission of Mercy event

March 29, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students teamed up with School of Pharmacy students on Saturday, March 25 for the Peninsula Mission of Mercy (MOM) free dental clinic in Yorktown, Va. More than 500 area residents received free dental treatment. Students participated in triage and provided health education to patients prior to and after their dental care. Nursing […]

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NSWB participates in VCU Wellness Block Party

March 23, 2017

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Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU recently participated in the annual VCU Wellness Block Party at Martin Luther King Middle School in Richmond. This student-led event provided free lunch, door prizes and games as well as free health screenings and wellness resources for kids and their families. NSWB students promoted effective handwashing and hydration. […]

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