Month: December 2018

Shelly Orr receives grant from the VCU Johnson Center

Shelly Orr, Ph.D., RN, CNE, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received a $49,219 grant from the VCU Johnson Center for Critical Care and Pulmonary Research. Orr is co-principal investigator with Brian Cassel, Ph.D., associate professor at the School of Medicine, on a project titled “Giving voice to those who are […]

Honoring Jeffrey Bryan Petraco

Jeff was an integral part of our family at the VCU School of Nursing for five years during which time he held roles as a student in the accelerated bachelor’s degree program, a research assistant, an adjunct professor, an affiliate faculty member, and a project coordinator for the Office of Practice and Community Engagement. Jeff […]

VCU School of Nursing recognizes 141 new graduates

VCU School of Nursing recognized 141 new graduates at the Fall 2018 Recognition Ceremony held Dec. 7 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.  A highlight of the event was a candle lighting ceremony in honor of the school’s 125th anniversary. Another highlight was the presentation of a $1,049 check from the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2018. […]

Health assessment class helped save the life of one of VCU School of Nursing’s newest grads

VCU School of Nursing accelerated B.S. student Katherine Matais is among several December graduation candidates featured in a story on the VCU News Center. When she diligently took notes during a health assessment class, she had no idea that it would save her life. Read more.