Category: Awards

School of Nursing alumni receive VNF 2020 Year of the Nurse Award

Several VCU School of Nursing alumni were recognized with the 2020 Year of the Nurse Award from the Virginia Nurses Foundation. The award honors nurses who enhanced the image of professional nursing and rose to the unprecedented challenges facing the profession with compassion and respect during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following alumni were recognized as […]

VCU School of Nursing names first recipient of Paul A. and Veronica H. Gross Achievement in Nursing Award

Linda Talley, vice president of nursing and chief nursing officer at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C., and a 1988 graduate of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, is the first recipient of the Paul A. and Veronica H. Gross Achievement in Nursing Award. The award was created to recognize the value of an […]

VCU School of Nursing faculty and student receive NLN awards

Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members were recognized as recipients of the National League for Nursing Nancy Langston Research Award at the recent NLN Education Summit. Christine Wynd, Ph.D., RN, chair of the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, is the principal investigator and Carla Nye, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE, director of the master’s […]

Carla Nye recognized as a finalist for VNF Leadership Excellence Award

Carla Nye, DNP, CPNP-BC, CNE, CHSE, associate clinical professor and master’s program director at the VCU School of Nursing, was announced recently as a finalist of the Virginia Nurses Foundation’s 2019 Leadership Excellence Award in the nurse educator category. Nye was recognized Sept. 21 at the VNF Gala, an annual event honoring the exceptional work […]

VCU School of Nursing faculty selected as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Two VCU School of Nursing faculty members will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when they are inducted into the American Academy of Nursing. Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, professor and assistant dean for research, scholarship, and innovation; and Theresa Swift-Scanlan, Ph.D., RN, the Ellen Fontaine Winston Distinguished Professor and director […]

Dean Jean Giddens and alumnae recognized by MCV Foundation Board of Trustees

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and the Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair, recently received the Robert Irby Award from the MCV Foundation Board of Trustees. The Irby Award was established in 2001 in memory of Robert Irby, M.D., an MCV rheumatologist who was devoted to securing financial support for the MCV Campus. Giddens was […]

School of Nursing faculty member elected AHA fellow

Kyungeh An, Ph.D.,RN, FAHA, associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was elected a fellow of the American Heart Association. Fellowship recognizes and awards premium professional members for excellence, innovative and sustained contributions in the areas of scholarship, practice and/or education, and volunteer service within the AHA/ASA. An has been a member of AHA […]

Reunion Weekend Alumni Awards Ceremony

The first weekend of April brought a lot of excitement to the School of Nursing as we celebrated alumni from class years ending in ‘9 and ‘4, along with our St. Philip alumnae and grand alumni. Reunion attendees were invited back on campus for a weekend of activities including a lunch and tour at the MCV […]

VCU School of Nursing researcher examines if a vibrating shoe can help people with Parkinson’s walk

Nearly 60 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease experience the sudden inability to walk, a phenomenon referred to as “freezing of gait.” It manifests in a complete stop or prolonged shuffle despite the individual’s best intentions to move forward and can be triggered midstride by a cluttered room, narrow spaces like a doorway or when making […]

VCU School of Nursing alumnus to be honored by American College of Healthcare Executives

VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth White, AGACNP-BC, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’95/N; Ph.D.’96/HP), associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, will receive the Gold Medal Award for 2019 from the American College of Healthcare Executives at its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago next month. A former health […]