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VCU School of Nursing Students Host Bullying Awareness Event at the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club Family Fun Night

Students of SON in Dr. Melissa Gomes’ class from the Community Nursing 416, section 804 clinical volunteered on Oct. 27 at the Family Fun Night for the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club to mentor on the topic of bullying awareness and prevention. They catered to the children by providing activities to educate, entertain, and […]

The VCU School of Nursing Presents a Lecture on Women’s Health Issues in the Massai Tribal Region of Northern Tanzania

The VCU School of Nursing continues its Global Women’s Health Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 10 with a discussion on “Women’s Health Issues in the Massai Tribal Region of Northern Tanzania.” The lecture will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in Younger Auditorium of the School of Nursing. It is free and open […]

VCU School of Nursing Alumnae inducted as American Academy of Nursing Fellows

VCU School of Nursing alumnae Susan Gaskins, D.S.N., R.N., ACRN, and Jennifer Matthews, Ph.D., R.N., A-CNS-BC, were among 142 nursing leaders nationwide recently inducted as Fellows during the American Academy of Nursing’s 38th Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington, DC. “Selection for membership in the Academy is one of the most prestigious honors in the […]

Melanie Binshtok Receives Sister Elizabeth Durney Award

Congratulations to VCU Nursing adjunct faculty member and alumna Melanie Binshtok, (M.S./N.P. ’10), R.N., B.S.N., a nurse practitioner at Cardiovascular Associates of Virginia (CAV), for being awarded the 2011 Sister Elizabeth Durney Award! The Durney Award is given annually to a physician, hospital staff member and a hospice staff member in recognition of the commitment […]

Candace Burton to Present Abstract at Conference on Domestic Violence

Candace Burton, Ph.D., R.N., assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, will present an abstract, titled “Adolescent Dating Abuse, Depression and Self-Rated Health Among Community-Based, Rural and Emerging Adult Women,” at the 6th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence set for March 29-31 in San Francisco. She will also […]

NSWB Fundraiser: “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry for Charity!”

Come join the Nursing Students Without Borders for dinner at Capital Ale House’s downtown location (623 East Main Street) on Oct. 25 from 5 to 10 p.m. to support the organization’s fundraiser, “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry for Charity.” At the end of the dinner, a portion of your meal cost will be donated to […]