VCU Nursing Recognizes Spring 2013 Graduates
The VCU School of Nursing recognized 130 graduating students at its 2013 Spring Recognition Ceremony held on Friday, May 10 at the Siegel Center. VCU’s Spring Commencement Exercises were held on Saturday, May 11 at the Richmond Coliseum.
Continuing the tradition, nursing graduates also demonstrated the most VCU spirit at the Commencement Exercises. They were featured again in a photo showcasing VCU’s Commencement in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Click here to view the photo and article.
Ph.D. graduates, their dissertations and advisors included:
“Agitation in the Critically Ill”
Advisor: Mary Jo Grap, Ph.D., RN, ACNP, FAAN, Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor
“Breastfeeding Influencing Factors in Thai Adolescent Mothers”
Advisor: Nancy McCain, D.S.N., RN, FAAN, Nursing Alumni Distinguished Professor
“A Comparative Effectiveness Study of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Related Skin Breakdown When Using Different Nasal Interfaces in the Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Neonate”
Advisor: Jeanne Salyer, Ph.D., RN, Associate Professor
Nursing awards were presented to the following degree candidates:
Mayme B. Wilson Lacey Award – Maribeth Hernandez and Brijae Chavarria
Yingling Senior Achievement Award – Shannon Storey
Mabel Montgomery Award – Brittany Stroud
Marguerite Nicholson Award – Erica West
RN Award – Amy Heineman
Temple Memorial Award – Keely Costello
Martha M. Borlick Award – Katherine Newsman
View scenes from Commencement (first 4 photos) and the Recognition Ceremony (remaining photos) below.