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VCU School of Nursing alumnus to be honored by American College of Healthcare Executives

VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth White, AGACNP-BC, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’95/N; Ph.D.’96/HP), associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, will receive the Gold Medal Award for 2019 from the American College of Healthcare Executives at its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago next month. A former health […]

VCU nursing students attend postpartum facilitator training

Several VCU School of Nursing students recently attended the Postpartum Support Virginia facilitator training in Woodbridge, Virginia. Postpartum Support Virginia is a program that supports new and expectant mothers and their families in overcoming anxiety and depression. During Fall 2018, the students provided childcare at CHoR during meetings attended by the mothers. Through VCU Health System’s “Getting Better Together” program, […]

Innovation lecture encourages empathy-driven solutions in health care

Garret Westlake, Ph.D.,executive director of the VCU da Vinci Center, addressed a diverse audience of more than 60 interprofessional faculty, students and health care practitioners on Feb. 13, 2019 at VCU School of Nursing on the topic, “Cross-disciplinary Collaboration: At the Nexus of Innovation and Innovation Education.” His presentation was sponsored by the Langston Center for Innovation […]

Celebrating the legacy of the St. Philip School of Nursing

In recognition of Black History Month, VCU School of Nursing celebrates the outstanding legacy of the St. Philip School of Nursing alumnae. We encourage you to check out a great feature story on the VCU home page about the school and the role it played in the university’s history. The story also includes a link to a […]

VCU School of Nursing dean elected to national nursing association board

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, was elected to serve a two-year term as a board member at-large of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The 11-member board of directors serves as the governing body for AACN. The national voice for academic nursing, AACN is comprised of […]

VCU Alumni embarks on its first international tour

The VCU Alumni office has embarked on its first tour, ELEVATE (Expanding Leadership, Enrichment and Volunteerism for Alumni Through Engagement)! The 23-city international tour brings new opportunities and programming to elevate the alumni experience. Alumni in each tour stop can select from a schedule packed with cultural excursions, family-friendly outings, industry networking sessions and memorable social events. You won’t want […]