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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Student spotlight: Angela Dacanay

This May during AAPI Heritage Month, the VCU School of Nursing celebrates and recognizes Asian and Pacific Islander nurses and nursing students. We spoke to Angela Dacanay, member of the Class of 2025, about the ways in which the school supports cultural and ethnic diversity, as well as how she hopes to improve the healthcare […]

VCU nurse scientist named a 2023 Betty Irene Moore Fellow

UC Davis Nursing School announces cohort of fellows with 16 diverse nurse scientists including VCU School of Nursing faculty member, Jane Chung, Ph.D., RN The newest group admitted to the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is the largest in the […]

Spring 2023 graduation

The smiles were contagious. The excitement was palpable. The cheers were exuberant. Relive the magic of graduation with these images of the spring 2023 VCU School of Nursing commencement held Friday, May 12.

By the Numbers

VCU School of Nursing is proud of the impact it makes on the profession. Here’s a closer look at the numbers that tell that story. 180 the average number of new VCU-prepared nurses entering workforce each year. 15% increase in the number of students admitted to pre-licensure programs in 2023, responding to calls to remedy […]

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 […]

Student Story: From the Alaskan Frontier to a Central Virginia Emergency Room

Brian Napier, class of 2023, talks about what his experience means for his second career in nursing As an undergraduate Environmental Studies major at the University of Tennessee, Brian Napier, VCU School of Nursing class of 2023, was approached by a National Parks Recruiter who offered him a seasonal position at Denali National Park an […]

VCU School of Nursing celebrates 2023 Nurses Week

In celebration of Nurses Week, the VCU School of Nursing honors the incredible contributions of our alumni, faculty, and students. Nurses are essential. Their dedication to patient care and healthier communities is extraordinary. This Nurses Week, join us for coverage acknowledging, celebrating and showing appreciation for their work. Teaming with Excitement At the VCU School […]

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 […]

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