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Author and ‘Big Idea’ founder Bill Bishop encourages Langston Center lecture attendees to innovate the way they think, instead of depending on technology

When we think of innovation we typically think of technology. But the biggest and most important innovation we can make for the future is innovating the way we think. Author and ‘Big Idea’ founder Bill Bishop shared this key message during the Bresenoff-Feierstein Innovation lecture presented recently by the VCU Langston Center for Innovation in […]

VCU School of Nursing recognizes donors in annual Cabaniss Society event

VCU School of Nursing held its 24th Annual Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society event last week to recognize donors who have made significant contributions to the school. More than 100 alumni and friends attended the event held at the Country Club of Virginia. The Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society is a leadership annual giving group named in […]

Vesting ceremony welcomes students to nursing profession

VCU School of Nursing held a vesting ceremony recently for members of the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2020 to mark the start of their journey in the nursing profession. More than 97 students, along with their families and friends, attended the ceremony in the Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building auditorium. Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, […]

School of Nursing hosts successful blood drive and bone marrow registration

VCU School of Nursing’s Council for Community Collaborations hosted a Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registry event this week as part of our community outreach efforts. Thank you to all of the faculty, staff, students and volunteers who supported this event, as well as event partners the American Red Cross and Be The Match! Forty-four […]

Langston Center hosts author and entrepreneur Bill Bishop for innovation lecture

Author and entrepreneur Bill Bishop is the speaker for this fall’s Bresenoff-Feierstein Innovation Lecture, titled “Innovation in the New Economy: Implications for Health Care,” on Thursday, Oct. 15. Presented by the Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety, the lecture will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the VCU College of […]

Red Cross blood drive and Be the Match Registry on Sept. 10

VCU School of Nursing’s Council for Community Collaborations is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 10, noon to 5 p.m., in Room 2001B at the school, located at 1100 E. Leigh Street in Richmond.  Be the Match – Bone Marrow Transplant Registry information will also be available! Please consider signing up to […]

VCU School of Nursing faculty and students conduct back to school physical exams

VCU School of Nursing faculty and students, along with two senior undergraduate Pioneer students, recently worked with the Richmond City Health District’s Back to School Day.  The team provided 138 school entrance physical exams to Richmond area children so that they would be able to start school on time.  RCHD staff provided required immunizations. Faculty […]

Lana Sargent selected for the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program

Lana Sargent, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was selected to represent the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health as a participant in the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. The program provides qualified health disparities researchers the opportunity to further their research through lectures, seminars and small group […]

School of Nursing Staff Assembly volunteers at the Church Hill House

Several members of VCU School of Nursing’s Staff Assembly recently volunteered during a luncheon for residents at the Church Hill House, one of the school’s Richmond Health and Wellness program partners. Volunteers included Demmie Pennix, human resources administrator; LaToya Blizzard, faculty affairs coordinator; Delores Armstrong, finance and human resources director; Erica Edler, clinical placement coordinator; […]

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 […]

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