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Lana Sargent selected for the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program

May 28, 2019

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Lana Sargent, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was selected to represent the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health as a participant in the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. The program provides qualified health disparities researchers the opportunity to further their research through lectures, seminars and small group […]

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School of Nursing Staff Assembly volunteers at the Church Hill House

May 16, 2019

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Several members of VCU School of Nursing’s Staff Assembly recently volunteered during a luncheon for residents at the Church Hill House, one of the school’s Richmond Health and Wellness program partners. Volunteers included Demmie Pennix, human resources administrator; LaToya Blizzard, faculty affairs coordinator; Delores Armstrong, finance and human resources director; Erica Edler, clinical placement coordinator; […]

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Reunion Weekend Alumni Awards Ceremony

April 18, 2019

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The first weekend of April brought a lot of excitement to the School of Nursing as we celebrated alumni from class years ending in ‘9 and ‘4, along with our St. Philip alumnae and grand alumni. Reunion attendees were invited back on campus for a weekend of activities including a lunch and tour at the MCV […]

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Join us for Reunion Weekend April 5-7

March 21, 2019

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Richmond Historic Trolley Tour, MCV Campus Block Party, Entrepreneurship in Health Care Forum… these are just a few of the great events planned for Reunion Weekend April 5-7 to reconnect alumni with VCU School of Nursing and with each other. If your graduation year ends in ‘9 or ‘4, make sure you check out the […]

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VCU nursing students attend postpartum facilitator training

February 21, 2019

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Several VCU School of Nursing students recently attended the Postpartum Support Virginia facilitator training in Woodbridge, Virginia. Postpartum Support Virginia is a program that supports new and expectant mothers and their families in overcoming anxiety and depression. During Fall 2018, the students provided childcare at CHoR during meetings attended by the mothers. Through VCU Health System’s “Getting Better Together” program, […]

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VCU Alumni embarks on its first international tour

February 5, 2019

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The VCU Alumni office has embarked on its first tour, ELEVATE (Expanding Leadership, Enrichment and Volunteerism for Alumni Through Engagement)! The 23-city international tour brings new opportunities and programming to elevate the alumni experience. Alumni in each tour stop can select from a schedule packed with cultural excursions, family-friendly outings, industry networking sessions and memorable social events. You won’t want […]

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Join us at our spring 2019 open house for academic programs

January 7, 2019

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Are you thinking of becoming a nurse or advancing your nursing knowledge? Mark your calendar to attend the VCU School of Nursing Spring 2019 Open House on Tuesday, February 12 at 5 p.m. Meet the admissions team, program directors and current students while learning about our academic programs. Register here! https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSewfC1oVJF56NLDvC…/viewform

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 141 new graduates

December 12, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing recognized 141 new graduates at the Fall 2018 Recognition Ceremony held Dec. 7 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.  A highlight of the event was a candle lighting ceremony in honor of the school’s 125th anniversary. Another highlight was the presentation of a $1,049 check from the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2018. […]

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VCU nursing alumna Cindy Munro talks about the role of nursing research in clinical practice

November 2, 2018

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Cindy Munro, Ph.D., a Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing alumna and dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Miami, has conducted research that has changed nursing practices and reduced life-threatening infections. One of her career “strategy points” is to “always work a big problem, because you can make […]

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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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