VCU School of Nursing

Educating nurses from entry-level through the doctorate. Ranked in the top 4% of undergraduate nursing programs nationally.

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From the Top

VCU School of Nursing alum are at the top of their game–and three recent deanship appointments prove it. These individuals join several other alumni in academic leadership roles in nursing programs around the country including: Nicole Damico (BS ‘97/N, MS ‘99/CHP, PhD ‘14/CHP), PhD, CRNA, CHSE, FAANA, Chair, Department of Nurse Anesthesia, VCU College of […]

Nurses Honoring Nurses

The Central Virginia Nurses Honor Guard, founded by two VCU alumni, honors dedication to the nursing profession A few years back, VCU School of Nursing alumna Janice Neil (MS ’94/N, PhD ‘98/N) witnessed a ceremony performed by a Nurses Honor Guard honoring a colleague and her dedication to the nursing profession at a memorial service. […]

Teaming with Excitement

New alum Munirah Fulani (B.S. ‘22/N) explains how the team at VCU School of Nursing showed up for her even before she was officially a student of the school At the VCU School of Nursing, students have a whole team behind them. Advisors, mentors, and classroom and clinical instructors are carefully choreographed to deliver a […]

Recognizing excellence

This week, the VCU School of Nursing is honoring four outstanding alumni for their excellence in practice, leadership, research, and advocacy in nursing.  Outstanding Recent Alum Award Hampton H. Ford (BFA ‘88/A, BS ’13/N, MS ’15/N) Outstanding Nurse Alum Award Jo Lynne W. Robins (MS ’91/N, PhD ’99/N) Outstanding Nurse Practice Award Margaret R. Krebs […]

It’s #VCUGivingDay

Wednesday, May 3, is VCU Giving Day, one special day to give back and make a difference for current and future students at the School of Nursing. Learn more about the campaign and how to give below. Student Success Fund The student success fund at the VCU School of Nursing provides resources, support and new […]

Leading by example: Alumna recognized as a nursing pioneer for service at Tuskegee Army Air Field

Daughter recounts experiences of her mother, a St. Philip alumna, who was a nurse and First Lieutenant at Tuskegee Army Air Field.

Activists, advocates and leaders: alum nursing pioneers

The VCU School of Nursing honors the women who pioneered nursing education as we know it today. To celebrate Women’s History Month, we look back on the lives of two early advocates of public health and nursing whose work advanced the profession, championed the well-being of the Central Virginia community and strengthened the foundations for […]

Alumni spotlight: Lessons from the past

VCU School of Nursing classmates Ashley Rockhold, (BS ’13/N; left) and Brijaé Chavarria-Lewis, MD, MA (BS ’13/N; right), on learning from a complicated past Just over fifty years before classmates Ashley Rockhold, (BS ’13/N) and Brijaé Chavarria-Lewis, MD, MA, (BS ’13/N) graduated from the VCU School of Nursing, the all-Black, all-female St. Philip School of […]

Alum Tara Talbott, RN, honored as one of VCU’s 10 Under 10

VCU Alumni’s 10 Under 10 awards program recognizing the noteworthy and distinctive achievements made by alumni who earned their first VCU degree (undergraduate, graduate or professional) within the past 10 years will honor Tara Talbott, RN (B.S.’16/N; M.S.’19/N) this fall. Since earning her B.S. from the VCU School of Nursing in 2016, Talbott has quickly […]

VCU honors nursing alum Zach McCluskey as one of its 2022 Alumni Stars

Zach McCluskey was honored Sept. 29 by VCU as one of the university’s brightest alumni stars.  McCluskey began his career as a nurse working with critically ill children at VCU Health and transitioned to hospital leadership out of a commitment to the best outcomes for patients in the community he serves. Over the course of […]

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