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Alumnus named president-elect and associate dean reappointed as board member of the American Academy of Nursing

October 30, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth R. 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, was named president-elect of the American Academy of Nursing’s Board of Directors at that organization’s recent annual induction ceremony and policy conference in Washington, D.C. […]

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VCU Langston Center inducts interprofessional experts as Affiliate Scholars

October 23, 2019

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The VCU Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety recently inducted 18 interprofessional experts in innovation, quality and safety in its inaugural cohort of Affiliate Scholars.  The ceremony was held at the VCU School of Nursing following the earlier Bresenoff-Feierstein Innovation Lecture featuring ‘Big Idea’ founder and author Bill Bishop. The scholars, a diverse […]

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Author and ‘Big Idea’ founder Bill Bishop encourages Langston Center lecture attendees to innovate the way they think, instead of depending on technology

October 23, 2019

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When we think of innovation we typically think of technology. But the biggest and most important innovation we can make for the future is innovating the way we think. Author and ‘Big Idea’ founder Bill Bishop shared this key message during the Bresenoff-Feierstein Innovation lecture presented recently by the VCU Langston Center for Innovation in […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty and student receive NLN awards

October 22, 2019

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Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members were recognized as recipients of the National League for Nursing Nancy Langston Research Award at the recent NLN Education Summit. Christine Wynd, Ph.D., RN, chair of the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, is the principal investigator and Carla Nye, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE, director of the master’s […]

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Experts from different fields to confront health care challenges as Langston Center Affiliate Scholars

October 16, 2019

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By Mary Kate Brogan University Public Affairs Virginia Commonwealth University is bringing together a team of innovation, quality and safety experts for a new program to address challenges in improving health care. The Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety’s Affiliate Scholars Program will induct its inaugural class of 18 members on Tuesday, Oct. 15. […]

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes donors in annual Cabaniss Society event

October 16, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing held its 24th Annual Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society event last week to recognize donors who have made significant contributions to the school. More than 100 alumni and friends attended the event held at the Country Club of Virginia. The Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society is a leadership annual giving group named in […]

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Carla Nye recognized as a finalist for VNF Leadership Excellence Award

October 9, 2019

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Carla Nye, DNP, CPNP-BC, CNE, CHSE, associate clinical professor and master’s program director at the VCU School of Nursing, was announced recently as a finalist of the Virginia Nurses Foundation’s 2019 Leadership Excellence Award in the nurse educator category. Nye was recognized Sept. 21 at the VNF Gala, an annual event honoring the exceptional work […]

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Vesting ceremony welcomes students to nursing profession

September 24, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing held a vesting ceremony recently for members of the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2020 to mark the start of their journey in the nursing profession. More than 97 students, along with their families and friends, attended the ceremony in the Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building auditorium. Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, […]

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School of Nursing hosts successful blood drive and bone marrow registration

September 12, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing’s Council for Community Collaborations hosted a Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registry event this week as part of our community outreach efforts. Thank you to all of the faculty, staff, students and volunteers who supported this event, as well as event partners the American Red Cross and Be The Match! Forty-four […]

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Langston Center hosts author and entrepreneur Bill Bishop for innovation lecture

September 2, 2019

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Author and entrepreneur Bill Bishop is the speaker for this fall’s Bresenoff-Feierstein Innovation Lecture, titled “Innovation in the New Economy: Implications for Health Care,” on Thursday, Oct. 15. Presented by the Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety, the lecture will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the VCU College of […]

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