Month: January 2020

Kimberly Curry-Lourenco named chair of international simulation regulatory committee

Kimberly Curry-Lourenco, Ph.D., M.Ed., RN, CNE, director of the Clinical Learning Center and assistant dean of academic affairs at the VCU School of Nursing, has been appointed as vice chair of the Regulatory Initiatives Committee, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) for the 2019-2021 term.  INACSL is the organization that identifies best practices […]

VCU School of Nursing students complete international service trip to aid Guatemalan villagers

Twenty members of Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU and two VCU School of Nursing faculty members traveled on a community service trip earlier this month to provide health outreach to villagers in the Highlands Region of Guatemala. Led by Leigh Ann Breckenridge, DNP, FNP- BC, MSN, RN, clinical assistant professor, and Michelle Legg, M.S.N., […]

VCU’s online nursing master’s program ranked No. 1 in Virginia and No. 45 in the nation

VCU School of Nursing is ranked the No. 1 online nursing master’s program in Virginia and is ranked in the top 50 online nursing master’s programs nationwide according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings. The school moved up from No. 3 last year to its current ranking of No. 1 in Virginia and […]

School of Nursing invites prospective students to Spring 2020 Open House

Are you thinking of becoming a nurse or advancing your nursing knowledge? Mark your calendar to attend VCU School of Nursing’s Spring 2020 Open House set for Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Learn about our academic programs, meet faculty, staff and current students, and take a tour of our state-of-the-art facility. Secure […]

School of Nursing now accepting Alumni Award nominations

Every year during Reunion Weekend, the VCU School of Nursing recognizes four alumni, nominated by their peers, with the Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award, the Outstanding Nurse Practice Award, the Outstanding Nurse Alumnus Award and the Outstanding Nurse Service Award. The school is pleased to announce a new award in 2020, the Paul A. and Veronica H. Gross […]