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Cosby High School visits VCU

Students from the Cosby High School Health Science Specialty Center visited VCU on April 30. Participants visited the VCU School of Nursing and the VCU Department of Nurse Anesthesia and learned about the many career options available in the health care field.

VCU School of Nursing announces the inaugural Nursing Alumni Endowed Professors

The VCU School of Nursing is pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of the Nursing Alumni Endowed Professorships: Drs. Mary Jo Grap, Nancy McCain, Cindy Munro and Rita Pickler. Each of these faculty members has made significant contributions to our school, our students and our university. In addition to being excellent educators, each of these […]

Una Vida Sana receives grant funding

The VCU Council for Community Engagement in partnership with the City of Richmond Hispanic Liaison Office and Cross-Over Ministries announced that Allison Gregory, R.N., FNP-BC, a clinical instructor with the VCU School of Nursing, and team (Mark Ryan, M.D. and Sallie Mayer, PharmD, MBA) have been awarded funding of $17,500 for their Community Engagement Grant, […]

VCU School of Nursing Honors Administrative Professionals

On Wednesday, April 21st VCU School of Nursing honored the administrative professionals who do so much to serve the school’s commitment to research, service and teaching on a daily basis. The 2010 Administrative Professional Award winners are: Lorraine Murphey (pictured with Dean Langston) and Carrie Newcomb. There were a number of individuals nominated this year, […]

Dr. Lyon appointed as chair of Family and Community Health Nursing

Debra Lyon, Ph.D., R.N., FNP-C, CS, has been appointed as Chair of the VCU School of Nursing’s Department of Family and Community Health Nursing. She has been on faculty at VCU School of Nursing since 2004. “Dr. Lyon is a true star in nursing education and research. After conducting a national search to fill the […]

Helicopter Crew Teaches Nursing Students

The nurses and paramedics from LifeEvac, VCU Health System’s critical care helicopter transport, spent two days in the Clinical Learning Center at VCU School of Nursing. Training exercises included newborn, pediatric, and adult emergency situations requiring team work, excellent communication, and precision. Our students learned great clinical knowledge and observed great role models in action!

Join us for the Nursing Family Picnic

On April 24, the VCU School of Nursing will host a Family Picnic from noon to 2 p.m. in the School’s garden. Enjoy a day of fun and relaxation with students, faculty, nursing alumni and staff of the VCU School of Nursing. Delicious barbecued chicken, side dishes, drinks and desserts will be served. You are […]

Join us for the Mahoney-Hamner Nursing Alumni Lectureship

Join the MCV Alumni Association of Virginia Commonwealth University and the VCU School of Nursing for the Mahoney-Hamner Nursing Alumni Lectureship presented by Patricia Grady, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, director of the National Institute of Nursing Research. The event will be held Wednesday, April 28 at 2 p.m. in the VCU School of Nursing Building, Room […]

Youth of the Year Award

Stephanie Ferguson, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing and coordinator of the Community Nursing Organization, was invited to participate in the Virginia Area Council of Boys and Girls Clubs 2010 Virginia State Youth of the Year Luncheon with Governor Bob McDonnell. Additional photos available from the governor’s flickr photostream.