VCU School of Nursing

Educating nurses from entry-level through the doctorate. Ranked in the top 4% of undergraduate nursing programs nationally.

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Alumna Kathy Jones is Recognized as Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to alumna Kathy Jones (B.S. ’71/N) for winning the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year Award at the Chesapeake Center for Science & Technology (CCST). Jones teaches “Nursing I” to area Chesapeake high school students who are enrolled in the CCST program. The Center for Science and Technology is a part of the Chesapeake Public […]

School of Nursing Hosts Clinical Scholars Circle Event

Donors of $1,000 or more to the Clinical Scholars Endowment in the VCU School of Nursing were recognized for their dedication at a recent Clinical Scholars Circle event in honor of alumna Mimi Bennett (B.S. ’72/N; M.S. ’76/N). The first Clinical Scholars award has been named in honor of Bennett, who worked as a nurse […]

Alumna Stephanie Ferguson Featured on the VCU News Center for Election to IOM

Stephanie Ferguson, Ph.D., RN, FAAN (M.S. ’87/N), international health care consultant,  was recently featured in a VCU News Center story for her election to the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Ferguson is director and facilitator of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Leadership for Change Program and the ICN-Burdett Global Nursing Leadership Institute. Click here to read the full article on […]

SNA Extra Life Fundraiser Update

Members of the VCU Student Nurse Association participated in the Extra Life Fundraiser to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Richmond on Oct. 25. Team members played video games, board games and card games for 24-hours straight. To date, the team raised more than $2,200. Kyungeh An, Ph.D., RN, Associate Professor, Department of Adult Health […]

Alumna Marilyn Tavenner Receives AACN Policy Luminary Award

Alumna Marilyn Tavenner (B.S. ’83/N; M.H.A. ’89), administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, was recently presented with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Policy Luminary Award. The annual award recognizes a nursing leader whose work in public policy has made lasting and significant contributions to the nursing profession. Tavenner manages all […]

Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society Dinner Recognizes Donors

The VCU School of Nursing held its annual Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society Dinner Nov. 4 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to recognize distinguished donors and share the impact of their contributions. First-time donors were recognized for making gifts to the school totaling $1,000 or more in a fiscal year. The donors were each […]

Jeanne Salyer Wins March of Dimes Nurse of the Year

Jeanne Salyer, Ph.D., RN, FNAP, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, was one of 21 nurses statewide recognized on Nov. 1 with a Nurse of the Year award from the Central Virginia March of Dimes. Sayler received the Educator/Researcher/Author Award. The Nurse of the Year awards ceremony is a statewide […]