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‘Be flexible and be teachable,’ and other advice from VCU grads who’ve become chief nursing officers

More than 35 Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing alums have risen through the ranks to become chief nursing officers (CNO), a top-level administrative role that involves leading teams of nurses within a health care environment. Although they do not provide direct care to patients, CNOs are responsible for ensuring overall clinical and patient care standards. In […]

Nurses Week message from Dean Jean Giddens

Each year National Nurses Week, May 6-12, recognizes nurses for their dedication to quality patient care and health care equity. The week expanded in recent years to the entire month of May to celebrate nurses’ contributions to improving health care for everyone. At the VCU School of Nursing and across the world, nurses have shown resiliency, […]

VCU School of Nursing graduate programs ranked among top in the nation

VCU School of Nursing continues to be ranked among the top nursing schools in the nation in the latest U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Schools list. The school’s master’s program is ranked No. 34 and its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program rose to No. 35 (up from No. 38). Rankings are based […]

Master’s and DNP Programs Virtual Open House

Join VCU School of Nursing’s Virtual Open House on Feb. 2, 7-8:30 p.m., to learn more about the nurse executive and nurse practitioner options in our Master’s and DNP programs. The event will feature conversations with faculty, admission counselors and school leadership. Attendees will receive an email with a log-in link approximately 24 hours before […]

National Nurse Practitioner Week – Meet Christine Aubry, future NP

In recognition of National Nurse Practitioner Week, VCU School of Nursing is highlighting an NP student each day sharing why they chose to pursue this important role in health care. Meet alum Christine Aubry, a part-time Master’s student (Family Nurse Practitioner concentration) who also works as a study coordinator for the school’s Mindful Moms project. […]

Danny Mallory selected for VCU Alumni 10 Under 10 Award

VCU School of Nursing alumnus Danny Mallory, M.S.N., AGACNP-BC, PMP (B.S.’15/N), a nurse practitioner at VCU Medical Center, will be recognized as one of VCU Alumni’s 2021 10 Under 10 Honorees on Oct. 22. The 10 Under !0 awards program recognizes the noteworthy and distinctive achievements made by alumni who earned their first VCU degree (undergraduate, graduate […]

Fall Virtual Open House for Master’s and DNP Programs

Interesting in going back to nursing school? Join our program director and admissions team at our Fall Virtual Open House for Master’s and DNP programs on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 5:30-7 p.m. Learn more about nurse practitioner and nurse executive options in both the Master’s and Post-Bachelor’s to DNP (B.S. to DNP) programs. We will also […]

Applications open for spring and fall 2022 admission to VCU nursing programs

Applications are open for spring 2022 admission to our RN to B.S. program and for fall 2022 admission to our Master’s Program (NP and Nursing Leadership and Organizational Science concentrations), Post-Professional Certificate, DNP Program (B.S. to DNP and M.S. to DNP pathways,) and Ph.D. Program (B.S. to Ph.D. and M.S. to Ph.D. pathways). Visit our […]

Two VCU School of Nursing faculty selected as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Two Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing faculty members will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when they are inducted as Fellows into the American Academy of Nursing. Amy Salisbury, Ph.D., Ph.D., LNP, PMH-CNS, BC, professor and associate dean for research, scholarship, and innovation, and Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, FNAP (M.S.’01/N), […]

Alum Shelley Conroy joins VCU School of Nursing as an associate dean and department chair

Shelley F. Conroy, Ed.D., M.S., RN, CNE (B.S.’77/N; M.S.’83/N), a nationally renowned leader in nursing education, has joined the VCU School of Nursing as professor, associate dean for graduate programs, and chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems. Conroy brings more than 40 years of experience in teaching, research and scholarship to […]

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