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University of Cordoba Nursing Students to Visit VCU Nursing in July

The School of Nursing will host a group of nursing students from the University of Cordoba (UCO), Spain for an exchange program to learn about the health care system and nursing education in the U.S. The students will visit July 1-24, rotating through several observational experiences at the VCU Health System and in the community. […]

Middle School Students in Healthcare Camp Visit Clinical Learning Center

Local middle school students learned how to listen to the heartbeat on an infant patient simulator, conduct blood pressure tests and other hands-on nursing skills during a recent visit to the VCU School of Nursing’s Clinical Learning Center. The students were participants in the Mary E. Mahoney Nursing & Healthcare Camp, one of the pipeline […]

Alison Montpetit Shares Research on Global Scale Through Inaugural Faculty Development Seminar

Alison Montpetit, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, had the opportunity to discuss her exhaled breath research on a global scale during a recent trip to Spain and Morocco. Montpetit was one of eight VCU faculty and staff who participated in the Global Education Office’s Inaugural Faculty Development […]

Committee for Cultural Action Hosts Showing of Gen Silent

The VCU School of Nursing Committee for Cultural Action invites faculty, staff, students and alumni to a showing of the documentary Gen Silent on Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m. in Younger Auditorium.  Gen Silent is the critically-acclaimed documentary that asks six LGBT seniors if they will hide their friends, their spouses – their entire lives in order to survive […]

Nancy Langston and Marilyn Tavenner Among 120 Visionary Leaders Recognized at School of Nursing Gala

As part of the celebration of its 120th anniversary, the VCU School of Nursing recognized alumni and faculty as 120 Visionary Leaders during a gala at the Jefferson Hotel on May 30. Nancy Langston, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, ANEF, dean of the School of Nursing and one of the honorees, received special recognition for serving 22 […]

Stephanie Ferguson Helps Address Worldwide Health Care Challenges Through Global Nursing Leadership Institute

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) recently launched the Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI)’s Colloquium at the ICN’s 25th Quadrennial Congress. Stephanie Ferguson, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, director of the VCU School of Nursing’s Community Nursing Organization, facilitates the GNLI and serves as director of the ICN Leadership for ChangeTM program. GNLI  is an advanced leadership program for nurses and/or […]