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VCU School of Nursing hosts Minorities in Nursing panel

December 4, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing hosted a panel discussion yesterday on “Minorities in Nursing” for students in NURS 496 and others who were interested in hearing minority nurses share their experiences working in the field. Genevieve Beaird, Ph.D., RNC-OB, CNE, clinical assistant professor, facilitated the panel as part of a series of optional panel talks on […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty and student receive NLN awards

October 22, 2019

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Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members were recognized as recipients of the National League for Nursing Nancy Langston Research Award at the recent NLN Education Summit. Christine Wynd, Ph.D., RN, chair of the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, is the principal investigator and Carla Nye, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE, director of the master’s […]

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Vesting ceremony welcomes students to nursing profession

September 24, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing held a vesting ceremony recently for members of the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2020 to mark the start of their journey in the nursing profession. More than 97 students, along with their families and friends, attended the ceremony in the Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building auditorium. Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty and students conduct back to school physical exams

August 29, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing faculty and students, along with two senior undergraduate Pioneer students, recently worked with the Richmond City Health District’s Back to School Day.  The team provided 138 school entrance physical exams to Richmond area children so that they would be able to start school on time.  RCHD staff provided required immunizations. Faculty […]

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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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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 219 new graduates

May 15, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing recognized 219 new graduates at the Spring 2019 Recognition Ceremony held May 10 at the Siegel Center. Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor, challenged each graduate to embrace opportunities both individually and collectively within the nursing profession. “This requires becoming involved and engaged within professional organizations and initiatives,” she […]

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Nursing Students Without Borders to host fundraiser at Chipotle

April 7, 2019

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Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU will host a fundraiser on Monday, April 29 from 4-8 p.m. at the Chipotle located at 8955 Staples Mill Road in Richmond. Mark your calendar to enjoy an easy weeknight dinner. Be sure to show the flyer below to the cashier so that 33% of the proceeds will go […]

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VCU School of Nursing students help provide care at a free remote mobile clinic

March 8, 2019

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A group of 10 VCU School of Nursing students and three faculty members recently participated in the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Harrisonburg, Virginia. RAM is a free mobile clinic that provides medical, dental and vision care to uninsured and impoverished patients. Harrisonburg is surrounded by rural counties with reduced access to care, particularly Page […]

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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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