Month: May 2015

Alumna Gail Johnson inducted into Greater Richmond Business Hall of Fame

Gail Johnson, RN, CFE (B.S.’67/N; M.S.’76/N), was inducted into the Greater Richmond Business Hall of Fame on May 21, 2015. She joins 97 other business leaders who have been inducted into the program since it was established in 1988. Inductees are chosen for their contributions to business and the Richmond area. The program is sponsored […]

VCU School of Nursing celebrates DNP program with lecture

The VCU School of Nursing celebrated its new Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (DNP) on Tuesday with a lecture, titled “DNP Implementation: Lessons Learned,” presented by Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNP-BC, ANP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, professor and director of the DNP program at the University of North Carolina School Of Nursing. Faculty, staff and nurses from […]

VCU first Virginia university to offer Doctor of Nursing Practice degree focused on quality and safety

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia approved Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing to offer a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. The school is the first in the commonwealth to offer a D.N.P. degree primarily focused on quality and safety in health care. Classes are scheduled to begin in the fall semester. […]

School of Nursing dedicates Younger Pavilion

The VCU School of Nursing held a ribbon cutting Monday for the new Younger Pavilion made possible by a donation from longtime school supporters Janet Younger, Ph.D., RN, CPNP, professor emerita, and her husband Carter.  Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor, said a structure was needed for students, faculty and staff to enjoy […]

School of Nursing recognizes spring 2015 graduates

The VCU School of Nursing honored 188 graduating students at its May 2015 Recognition Ceremony held Friday, May 8 at the Siegel Center. Commencement Exercises were held Saturday, May 9 at the Richmond Coliseum. The school presented nursing awards to the following graduates: • Yingling Senior Achievement Award – Johnathan Ramey • Mabel Montgomery Award […]