February 12, 2020

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Passing of beloved Faculty Emeritus Ann Hamric

VCU School of Nursing is sad to report the sudden and unexpected passing of a beloved member of our family, Professor Emeritus Ann B. Hamric, Ph.D., RN, FAAN. An internationally renowned leader in advanced practice nursing and nursing ethics, Dr. Hamric served as professor and associate dean of academic programs at our school from 2011 […]

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February 3, 2020

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School of Nursing to host documentary on The Black Angels: A Nurse’s Story

In celebration of Black History Month, VCU School of Nursing will host Denetra Hampton, a producer, writer and nurse, who will present her mini-documentary, “The Black Angels: A Nurse’s Story,” on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 11:30 a.m. in Room 1013, followed by lunch. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and the VCU community are invited to attend. Please […]

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January 27, 2020

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Kimberly Curry-Lourenco named chair of international simulation regulatory committee

Kimberly Curry-Lourenco, Ph.D., M.Ed., RN, CNE, director of the Clinical Learning Center and assistant dean of academic affairs at the VCU School of Nursing, has been appointed as vice chair of the Regulatory Initiatives Committee, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) for the 2019-2021 term.  INACSL is the organization that identifies best practices […]

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January 17, 2020

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VCU School of Nursing students complete international service trip to aid Guatemalan villagers

Twenty members of Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU and two VCU School of Nursing faculty members traveled on a community service trip earlier this month to provide health outreach to villagers in the Highlands Region of Guatemala. Led by Leigh Ann Breckenridge, DNP, FNP- BC, MSN, RN, clinical assistant professor, and Michelle Legg, M.S.N., […]

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January 14, 2020

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VCU’s online nursing master’s program ranked No. 1 in Virginia and No. 45 in the nation

VCU School of Nursing is ranked the No. 1 online nursing master’s program in Virginia and is ranked in the top 50 online nursing master’s programs nationwide according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings. The school moved up from No. 3 last year to its current ranking of No. 1 in Virginia and […]

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January 14, 2020

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School of Nursing invites prospective students to Spring 2020 Open House

Are you thinking of becoming a nurse or advancing your nursing knowledge? Mark your calendar to attend VCU School of Nursing’s Spring 2020 Open House set for Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Learn about our academic programs, meet faculty, staff and current students, and take a tour of our state-of-the-art facility. Secure […]

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January 8, 2020

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School of Nursing now accepting Alumni Award nominations

Every year during Reunion Weekend, the VCU School of Nursing recognizes four alumni, nominated by their peers, with the Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award, the Outstanding Nurse Practice Award, the Outstanding Nurse Alumnus Award and the Outstanding Nurse Service Award. The school is pleased to announce a new award in 2020, the Paul A. and Veronica H. Gross […]

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December 18, 2019

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New scholarship established in memory of former nursing student

Kevin Michael Dodge was the epitome of a fighter. The Fairfax, Virginia native completed his first semester at the VCU School of Nursing and made the Dean’s List, despite being diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma the summer before he started. “Kevin fought cancer with the same courage, optimism and quirky sense of humor that were […]

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December 13, 2019

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Class of 2019: Accelerated B.S. student follows her mother’s example with nursing degree

During a 1,000-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail, Jordan Albright committed herself to earning a nursing degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. The hard work paid off, and Albright will earn her Bachelor of Science in nursing this week. “I met quite a few military nurses on the trail,” Albright said. “They all told me to […]

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December 4, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing hosts Minorities in Nursing panel

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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