Month: December 2019

New scholarship established in memory of former nursing student

Kevin Michael Dodge was the epitome of a fighter. The Fairfax, Virginia native completed his first semester at the VCU School of Nursing and made the Dean’s List, despite being diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma the summer before he started. “Kevin fought cancer with the same courage, optimism and quirky sense of humor that were […]

Class of 2019: Accelerated B.S. student follows her mother’s example with nursing degree

During a 1,000-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail, Jordan Albright committed herself to earning a nursing degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. The hard work paid off, and Albright will earn her Bachelor of Science in nursing this week. “I met quite a few military nurses on the trail,” Albright said. “They all told me to […]

VCU School of Nursing hosts Minorities in Nursing panel

VCU School of Nursing hosted a panel discussion yesterday on “Minorities in Nursing” for students in NURS 496 and others who were interested in hearing minority nurses share their experiences working in the field. Genevieve Beaird, Ph.D., RNC-OB, CNE, clinical assistant professor, facilitated the panel as part of a series of optional panel talks on […]