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Senior student Indira Miller featured in VCU News Center article

May 9, 2017

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Senior nursing student Indira Miller is featured in a VCU News Center story about some of the stellar students graduating this month. Miller discussed her time at VCU and involvement in student activities. She has been very active within the School of Nursing, serving as a nursing student ambassador and president of the student organization […]

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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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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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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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Recent graduate Katherine Connell featured in article on VCU News Center

June 24, 2015

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School of Nursing alumna Katherine Connell (B.S.’15/N) and Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) were recently featured on the VCU News Center in an article about VCU students’ international service trips. The article highlighted Connell’s visit to Guatemala in 2014 as part of NSWB’s joint humanitarian aid trip with the Highland Support Project, a Richmond, Virginia-based […]

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Nursing Students Without Borders Provide Health Education and Screenings to Guatemalan Women

January 23, 2015

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Nursing Students Without Borders of VCU (NSWB of VCU) recently returned from a community service trip to Guatemala, where they provided health screenings and education to women villagers. Thirteen students, accompanied by Genevieve Beaird, M.S., RNC-OB, assistant director of the Clinical Learning Center, traveled in conjunction with the Highland Support Project and were paired with the Association of […]

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NSWB Hosts Bowl-a-thon Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation

March 26, 2014

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VCU’s Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) is having a Bowl-a-thon fundraiser to benefit the Make-A-Wish foundation on Saturday, March 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bowl America Short Pump. Participants will ask friends and family to sponsor them at a flat rate or a pledge-per-pin and all proceeds will go to the Make-A-Wish […]

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Nursing Students Build and Educate in Guatemala

February 7, 2014

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Casey Schiedel is no construction worker, but she didn’t let that stop her from building multiple cinderblock stoves this winter. Why would a fourth-year nursing student take on such an unexpected project? Because it aligns perfectly with the mission of Nursing Students Without Borders at Virginia Commonwealth University. Schiedel and 12 other members of VCU’s […]

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NSWB Raises $1,500 for Relay for Life

May 1, 2012

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Nursing Students Without Borders participated in Relay for Life of VCU on April 21 at the Cary Street field. Students also coordinated a bake sale and offered blood pressure screenings on site. The NSWB team raised over $1,500 for Relay for Life of VCU. Relay For Life is organized for individuals to celebrate the lives […]

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Nursing Students Without Borders Help Empower Guatemalan Families to Improve Their Health

January 24, 2012

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Nursing Students Without Borders, a non-profit organization of VCU students, routinely conducts health screenings and shares prevention information with vulnerable populations locally and internationally. On a 10-day trip to the rural highlands of Guatemala earlier this month, NSWB members put their nursing skills to use, along with some physical labor to help transform the lives […]

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