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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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Nurses Week message from Dean Jean Giddens

May 6, 2019

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

April 29, 2019

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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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Reunion Weekend Alumni Awards Ceremony

April 18, 2019

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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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Join us for Reunion Weekend April 5-7

March 21, 2019

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Richmond Historic Trolley Tour, MCV Campus Block Party, Entrepreneurship in Health Care Forum… these are just a few of the great events planned for Reunion Weekend April 5-7 to reconnect alumni with VCU School of Nursing and with each other. If your graduation year ends in ‘9 or ‘4, make sure you check out the […]

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VCU’s DNP program moves up in the top 50 rankings

March 13, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program continues to be ranked among the nation’s best graduate programs. The program has moved up to No. 44 in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings. Read more. We’re still accepting applications for fall 2019 enrollment. Apply today! 

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VCU School of Nursing alumnus to be honored by American College of Healthcare Executives

February 27, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth White, AGACNP-BC, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’95/N; Ph.D.’96/HP), associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, will receive the Gold Medal Award for 2019 from the American College of Healthcare Executives at its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago next month. A former health […]

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Celebrating the legacy of the St. Philip School of Nursing

February 20, 2019

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In recognition of Black History Month, VCU School of Nursing celebrates the outstanding legacy of the St. Philip School of Nursing alumnae. We encourage you to check out a great feature story on the VCU home page about the school and the role it played in the university’s history. The story also includes a link to a […]

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VCU Alumni embarks on its first international tour

February 5, 2019

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The VCU Alumni office has embarked on its first tour, ELEVATE (Expanding Leadership, Enrichment and Volunteerism for Alumni Through Engagement)! The 23-city international tour brings new opportunities and programming to elevate the alumni experience. Alumni in each tour stop can select from a schedule packed with cultural excursions, family-friendly outings, industry networking sessions and memorable social events. You won’t want […]

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Shelly Smith receives two advisory appointments

January 17, 2019

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Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC (M.S.’01/N), clinical assistant professor and DNP program director at the VCU School of Nursing, was appointed to the Virginia Center for Health Innovation Advisory Board and the Powhatan County School Health Advisory Committee.

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