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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 […]

VCU School of Nursing dean named chair-elect of AACN board of directors

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., dean and professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, has been elected to serve a two-year term as chair-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing board of directors. She will assume the role of board chair from 2024-26. The 14-member board of directors serves as the governing body for AACN. The […]

VCU School of Nursing expands faster path to bachelor’s to Reynolds Community College nursing students

Starting this year, the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing will offer an accelerated course of study to registered nursing students earning their associate degree at Reynolds Community College, the fourth community college VCU has partnered with allowing for students’ co-enrollment since 2019. “Now more than ever, the role of nurses is vital to our society. Offering students […]

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 […]

VCU School of Nursing earns CCNE accreditation renewal

VCU School of Nursing recently earned accreditation for another 10 years from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). An autonomous accrediting agency, CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, post-graduate advanced practice registered nurse certificate programs, and entry-to-practice nurse residency programs.  […]

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 […]

Experts convene to explore public policy solutions to address health disparities

Speakers, including Virginia’s chief diversity officer, collaborated with policymakers and health care professionals to make plans and improve conditions around health equity for all Virginians. By Angela Flagg and Mary Kate Brogan The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted numerous ongoing racial and ethnic disparities in the U.S., as evidenced by recent studies including a July poll from Virginia Commonwealth University. A […]

VCU School of Nursing names Suzanne Ameringer as associate dean for academic affairs

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing has announced that one of its longtime faculty members, Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, a leader in nursing education and research, has been named associate dean for academic affairs, effective Sept. 7. Ameringer, the Florence E. Elliott Professor, currently serves as the assistant director of research, scholarship, and innovation […]

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), […]

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