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DNP student elected president of Central Virginia Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association

February 17, 2017

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Tamara Broadnax, RN, NEA-BC (M.S.’07/N), a DNP student at the VCU School of Nursing and director of Telemedicine at VCU Health, has been elected president of the Central Virginia Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (CVCNBNA) for a two-year term. CVCNBNA, in collaboration with the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), is a professional nursing […]

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NSWB hosts bake sale to benefit local nonprofit

February 14, 2017

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Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU will host a bake sale now through Friday, Feb. 17, in front of Younger Auditorium at the VCU School of Nursing. Funds collected will support The Doorways, a Richmond-based nonprofit organization. Baked goods are being sold for $1 each. Future bake sales will be held: March 13-17 April 10-14 […]

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NSWB provides health education to Guatemalan women

January 18, 2017

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Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU recently returned from a community service trip to Guatemala, where members provided health education to women villagers. Nine students, accompanied by Mary Falk, M.S.N, RN, CCRN, PCCN, CNL, clinical instructor, spent the week working with indigenous Mayan women who are training to be nurse midwives. The group conducted […]

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Master’s program open house Jan. 25

January 17, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing is hosting a master’s program open house on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. Come meet faculty and students and learn about our master’s program concentrations. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet the M.S. program director, concentration coordinators and current students. Register online to attend this event.

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 171 new graduates

December 13, 2016

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The VCU School of Nursing recognized 171 graduates Friday, Dec. 9 during the December 2016 Recognition Ceremony held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. VCU’s Fall Commencement Exercises were held Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Siegel Center. A highlight of the recognition ceremony was the presentation of a $3,506 check from the Accelerated B.S. class of […]

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Master’s students featured in VCU News Center graduation article

December 8, 2016

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VCU School of Nursing master’s students Kim Jarrelle (B.S.’11/N) and Janet Makris (B.S.’15/N) are featured in a VCU graduation story about some of the remarkable students who will be receiving their degrees at commencement on Saturday, Dec. 10. Both are in the nursing administration and leadership concentration of the master’s program and they’re RN to […]

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Community Health Nursing students present service-learning posters

December 6, 2016

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Today VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) presented posters on identifying and addressing health problems in the community. The posters represent the culmination of the students’ evidence-based service-learning projects to prevent disease, as well as promote and preserve the health of populations at risk. The students worked with nine different […]

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School of Nursing faculty to discuss collaboration on how art is being used in health care

December 5, 2016

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Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, clinical assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs, and Carley Lovell, M.S., M.A., RN, WHNP-BC, clinical assistant professor, will conduct a presentation Thursday, Dec. 8 on how art is being used to promote health and  healing. “Community Conversation: Art & Health” will be held 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the […]

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VCU School of Nursing students selected to be inducted into VCU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi

December 1, 2016

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One hundred twenty VCU School of Nursing students were selected to be inducted into the VCU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in recognition of their academic excellence. The initiation ceremony will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Phi Kappa Phi is a national honor society promoting the pursuit of excellence […]

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Accelerated B.S. student shares testimonial for Impact magazine

November 29, 2016

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Accelerated B.S. student Chris Abplanalp is featured on the back cover of Impact magazine, the donor publication of VCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Abplanalp is graduating in December 2016. Access the current issue of Impact magazine.

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