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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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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 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 convocation features an investiture ceremony, new mission unveiling and more

August 24, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing held its annual convocation Aug. 22 to welcome faculty and staff to a new academic year. The convocation included a State of the School address by Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor, as well as a guest speaker, Salvatore Tagliareni, discussing leadership. Other activities included team exercises to help […]

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Nursing students volunteer at medical outreach event in Southwest Virginia

July 25, 2017

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Several VCU School of Nursing students and faculty members recently volunteered for the sixth year at one of the nation’s largest free medical outreach clinics. The Remote Area Medical (RAM) Clinic, held in Wise, Virginia, provided free medical care from volunteer medical professionals to approximately 2,000 medically underserved individuals. Over three days, the nursing students […]

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University of Cordoba exchange students deliver final presentation

July 20, 2017

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A group of four nursing students from the University of Cordoba (UCO) in Spain delivered their final presentation this week at the VCU School of Nursing. The UCO students participated in a four-week exchange program that provided the opportunity for them to learn about the health care system and nursing education in the U.S. During […]

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Langston Center seeking abstracts for its annual symposium

July 13, 2017

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The Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation is seeking abstract submissions for its annual symposium, titled “Patients and Practitioners: Partnering for Health,” being held Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kontos Medical Sciences Building on the MCV Campus. The symposium’s purpose is to explore ways to partner optimally with […]

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VCU School of Nursing holds nursing camp for high school students

July 11, 2017

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Several high school students from across the state had the opportunity to learn firsthand about nursing through a summer camp offered by the VCU School of Nursing in partnership with VCU Health. Established 12 years ago, the Nursing Explorations program was created to give high school students the opportunity to explore various fields in nursing […]

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