Month: May 2011
Nurses Honored at Week of the Nurse Awards Ceremony
There are few ways to express the gratitude owed our nurses here at VCU for all the good they do, but last week we tried during the National Week of the Nurse. Seven days of public recognition for the hard work and dedication to excellence that makes nurses the heart and soul of health care. […]
Preceptor Recognition Dinner Photos
On May 3rd, the VCU School of Nursing held a celebratory dinner at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in honor of our preceptors for the past academic year. This large group of volunteers puts countless towards the goal of preparing our students for their careers in nursing. Thank you for all you do! More photos can […]
“Happiness at Work”- Presentation by Anne Hawkins, N ’93, MS ’99
Please join the Community Health Education Center on Thursday, May 26 at noon for “Happiness at Work” presented by Anne Hawkins, Nursing Director of Psychiatry, VCU Health System, and VCU School of Nursing alum. In this presentation, Anne Hawkins plans to review research on “joy” and “happiness” at work, identify sources of joy through work, […]
LIVESTRONG Funding for Community Programs – Vote Today!
The VCU Massey Cancer Center is competing for LIVESTRONG funding to bring two programs to our community: the Promotores Project, targeting community health workers caring for the Hispanic population, and the Cancer Transitions project, targeting cancer survivors. Both programs will educate about the needs of cancer survivors and their caregivers. Help us bring these programs […]
2011 Reunion Photos- Now on Facebook!
Thank you to everyone who came out during Reunion Weekend in April! Photographs taken at this year’s Reunion Weekend festivities are now up on our Facebook page. “Like” The Real VCU School of Nursing Page to see more and to stay connected with your VCU School of Nursing!
May Blood Drives
University Student Commons & Activities hosts a blood drive Wednesday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Commons and on Thursday, May 19, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Larrick Student Center. There will be free subs and T-shirts while supplies last. The drives benefit Virginia Blood Services, the sole […]
Operation Blessing International- Request for Medical Volunteers
A Request from Katelyn Rennie Hamrick, Nursing Class of 2009: Operation Blessing International (OBI) is seeking licensed medical professionals willing to serve in Haiti for 1-2 weeks at a time beginning as early as June. Email Katelyn Hamrick at email@example.com if you are interested, or visit the website http://www.ob.org/haitiprojects/volunteer.asp.
The article below is taken from the VCU News Center’s website. To access the original page, use the following link: http://www.news.vcu.edu/news/Increasing_Access Increasing Access VCU nursing students, faculty and staff provide much-needed health care services at a new neighborhood resource center. 4/18/2011 A new community center in downtown Richmond delivers convenient and affordable health care to […]
Undergraduate Researchers Meet Dr. Rao
Manisha Sigdel and Camille Richards are undergraduate research assistants for Dr. Mary Jo Grap, principal investigator for the Skin Integrity and Backrest Elevation (SIBRE) study. They were recently photographed with their undergraduate reseach poster and VCU President Dr. Michael Rao (as seen below). The SIBRE study is currently being conducted at VCUHS in three intensive […]
Hawk Sighting in the Garden!
A hawk was spotted this week in the garden, perched on the VCU School of Nursing sign that overlooks the highway. Thank you so much to Jean Ellen Zavertnik for sharing these photos!