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SON now accepting nominations for Alumni Awards

The VCU School of Nursing is now accepting nominations and self-nominations for the 2017 Alumni Awards. The four awards below will be presented April 8 during Reunion Weekend. Nominations are now being accepted until Feb.15, at this link. Award Descriptions: Outstanding Nursing Alumnus Award: Honors outstanding contributions of graduates of the School of Nursing and is presented in […]

Jamie Sturgill named to Society for Leukocyte Biology committee

Jamie Sturgill, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of Biobehavioral Laboratory Services at the VCU School of Nursing, has been named to the Society for Leukocyte Biology’s (SLB) Women and Diversity Committee for a three-year term. The committee plans activities and proposes programs that aid the membership with special emphasis on female and minority members. The […]

SON hosts lecture on excellence in teaching and scholarship

As part of the VCU School of Nursing 2017 Lecture Series, Marilyn H. Oermann, Ph.D., RN, ANEF, FAAN, the Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing and director of evaluation and educational research at Duke University School of Nursing, presented “Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship: What Competencies Do You Need?” on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Oermann focused […]

NSWB provides health education to Guatemalan women

Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU recently returned from a community service trip to Guatemala, where members provided health education to women villagers. Nine students, accompanied by Mary Falk, M.S.N, RN, CCRN, PCCN, CNL, clinical instructor, spent the week working with indigenous Mayan women who are training to be nurse midwives. The group conducted […]

DNP and PhD application deadline extended

The VCU School of Nursing has extended the application deadline for both the DNP and Ph.D. programs to Wednesday, Mar. 15. Visit the application instructions page for more details.

Master’s program open house Jan. 25

The VCU School of Nursing is hosting a master’s program open house on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. Come meet faculty and students and learn about our master’s program concentrations. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet the M.S. program director, concentration coordinators and current students. Register online to attend this event.

Kate Haydon accepted into VCU Leadership Development Program

Kate Haydon, senior director of development, has been accepted into the 2017 class of the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute’s VCU Leadership Development Program. The 10-month program is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and experience of current and emerging leaders at VCU who represent the academic and administrative units of the university and the […]

Jamie Sturgill appointed to VCU Institutional Biosafety Committee

Jamie Sturgill, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of Biobehavioral Laboratory Services at VCU School of Nursing, has been appointed to the VCU Institutional Biosafety Committee. Appointed by VCU’s Vice President for Research and Graduate Affairs, members of this committee review the use and handling of biohazardous materials for the VCU research biosafety program.