Reunion Weekend 2014 Features Investiture Ceremony, State of the School Address and Alumni Awards

April 29, 2014

Alumni and Friends, Events, News

The VCU School of Nursing celebrated its 2014 Reunion Weekend with a variety of festive activities, including an investiture ceremony for Deborah McGuire, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, associate dean for research, who received a medallion for being the school’s first ever Florence E. Elliott Professor. Activities kicked off on Friday with a lecture by alumna Elizabeth Day (B.S. ’95/N, M.S. ’01/N), who presented on the topic “Finding Balance When you are Topsy Turvy” in Younger Auditorium. The weekend’s activities also included an alumni tea, a State of the School address by Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor, as well as the presentation of alumni awards.

This year’s alumni award recipients are Denise Lynch (B.S. ‘89/N) for Outstanding Practice, Mary Jo Ellis Kahn (B.S. ’71/N, M.S. ‘74/N) for Outstanding Service, and Margaret Lewis (B.S. ’88) for Outstanding Alumna.

Click here to view more scenes from the various events in addition to the photos below.

James Jenkins, RN (B.S. '07/N), chair of the VCU School of Nursing Alumni Division,    joins Denise Lynch, Margaret Lewis, Mary Jo Ellis Kahn and Dean Jean Giddens.

James Jenkins, RN (B.S. ’07/N), chair of the VCU School of Nursing Alumni Division,
joins award winners Denise Lynch, Margaret Lewis, Mary Jo Ellis Kahn and Dean Jean Giddens.

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2014 alumni lecture reunion weekend

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