June 7, 2019

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Seeking nominations for outstanding alumni of the last decade

Do you know an outstanding SON graduate of the last decade who should be recognized? Nominate them for VCU’s 2019 10 Under 10 Award. The 10 Under 10 award recognizes noteworthy and distinct achievements made by alumni who earned their first VCU degree between 2009-18. Nominees are evaluated on their professional success, community contributions or […]

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May 29, 2019

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Jo Robins receives funding for course redesign

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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May 28, 2019

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Lana Sargent selected for the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program

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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May 16, 2019

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School of Nursing Staff Assembly volunteers at the Church Hill House

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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May 15, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 219 new graduates

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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May 6, 2019

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Nurses Week message from Dean Jean Giddens

Happy Nurses Week! On behalf of the VCU School of Nursing, we thank our 4 million colleagues for making a difference in healthcare through your leadership and compassion. Together we strive to ensure that patients receive safe and quality care, that each patient is heard and valued, that all people have access to the care […]

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April 29, 2019

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Senior nurse researcher featured on 8News for Parkinson’s research

In case you missed it, Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, Ph.D., RN, FGSA, associate professor and senior nurse researcher at the VCU School of Nursing, was interviewed as part of an WRIC 8News story about her co-leading a research project on testing vibration therapy to help Parkinson’s patients who have trouble walking. The project is being funded by […]

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April 23, 2019

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School of Nursing faculty member elected AHA fellow

Kyungeh An, Ph.D.,RN, FAHA, associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was elected a fellow of the American Heart Association. Fellowship recognizes and awards premium professional members for excellence, innovative and sustained contributions in the areas of scholarship, practice and/or education, and volunteer service within the AHA/ASA. An has been a member of AHA […]

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April 18, 2019

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Reunion Weekend Alumni Awards Ceremony

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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April 7, 2019

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Nursing Students Without Borders to host fundraiser at Chipotle

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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