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Master’s and Doctoral programs open house Oct. 14 and Oct. 21

The Office of Enrollment and Student Services is hosting an M.S. open house on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and a Ph.D. and DNP open house on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP here. 

School of Nursing honors Wilsie Bishop as an alumni star

Wilsie S. Bishop, D.P.A. (B.S.’70/N; M.S.’78/N), vice president for health affairs and the chief operating officer at East Tennessee State University, will be recognized on Nov. 6 at the VCU Alumni Stars event. The Alumni Star award recognizes alumni for their career and humanitarian achievements, as well as the infinite possibilities they bring to the […]

School of Nursing holds vesting ceremony for accelerated B.S. students

The VCU School of Nursing held a vesting ceremony Sept. 14 for the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2016 to mark their start in the nursing profession. The vesting ceremony has replaced the school’s white coat ceremony to be in alignment with the “bare below the elbows” movement in the health care environment. View more photos […]

Grand opening celebration for the Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation

Please join us at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29 at the grand opening celebration for the Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation! Diana J. Mason, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, president of the American Academy of Nursing, will provide the keynote address on the topic “Envisioning Healthcare Organizations to Achieve the Triple Aim,”  followed by […]

School of Nursing honors Betsy Bampton for 50 years of service

The School of Nursing held a celebration at Willow Oaks Country Club last week to honor Betsy Bampton, Ed.D., RNC-E, WHNP (B.S. ’60; Cert. ’80), associate professor emerita, for her 50 years of service to the school. More than 70 faculty, staff, alumni and friends were on hand to celebrate Bampton’s retirement and her impact […]

School of Nursing faculty selected for Virginia Nurses Foundation 40 Under 40 Award

Several faculty members of the VCU School of Nursing have been recognized by the Virginia Nurses Foundation for being among the top 40 under age 40 nurses in the Commonwealth.  The following were selected for the 40 Under 40 Award for exceptional rising nursing leaders: Tara Albrecht, Ph.D., RN, ACNP-BC, assistant professor;  Lana Sargent, M.S.N., RN, […]

VCU Health: brand change reflects health system’s rich legacy and continuing world-class care

From its inception more than 175 years ago, Virginia Commonwealth University’s health care system has made discoveries and reached milestones previously unimagined in the world of medicine, earning a well-deserved reputation as a pioneer in health care. VCU hopes to capture that spirit and to celebrate the health system’s ongoing evolution and growth with a […]