Month: December 2012

Sigma Theta Tau Lunch Presentation on Feb. 5

The Honor Society of Nursing Gamma Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International is holding a lunch presentation on Feb. 5 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 1015 at the VCU School of Nursing.  Alison Montpetit, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor, and Tanya Huff, M.S.N., RN, CCRN, clinical assistant professor, both in the Department of Adult Health […]

Jean Zavertnik Earns D.N.P. Degree

Jean Zavertnik, D.N.P., M.N., RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Adult Heath and Nursing Systems at the VCU School of Nursing, recently graduated from the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Radford University’s School of Nursing.  Zavertnik selected the D.N.P. program at Radford, initiated in 2010, because it is the only […]

Adult Health and Nursing Systems Department Delivers Donations to Fan Free Clinic

The Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems recently sponsored a canned food drive coordinated by Victoria Menzies, Ph.D, RN, PMHCNS-BC, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, to replenish the shelves of the Fan Free Clinic food assistance program. A total of 322 cans and $1,032 were donated thanks to […]

Cultural Action Committee Hosts Potluck and Information Session

The School of Nursing Cultural Action Committee hosted a multicultural/holiday potluck on Dec. 12, bringing together faculty and staff for delicious food and socializing. The potluck included homemade Cape Verde beans and rice, quiche lorraine, meatballs, spoon bread, succotash, Spanish tortillas, cranberry orange scones, ginger cookies, and other yummy dishes and treats that were either […]

VCU School of Nursing Recognizes Newest Graduates

The VCU School of Nursing recognized 187 graduating students at its 2012 Fall Recognition Ceremony held on Friday, Dec. 7 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. VCU’s Fall Commencement Exercises were held on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the VCU Siegel Center. Nursing awards were presented to the following degree candidates: • Allison Douthat – Mayme […]

Jeanne Walter and Jean Zavertnik Receive Daisy Nurse Faculty Awards

Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., R.N., FAAMA, assistant professor, the Department of Family and Community Health, and Jean Zavertnik, M.N., RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, clinical assistant professor, the Department of Adult Heath and Nursing Systems, were presented with Daisy Nurse Faculty Awards at a recent Faculty Assembly meeting. Walter and Zavertnik were nominated by peers/students and selected by […]

Recognition Ceremony for Graduating Students This Week

The School of Nursing will holds its December Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 7 to recognize graduates of the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The ceremony includes hooding of the doctoral and master’s candidates, the traditional “pinning” […]