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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Vesting ceremony

On April 24, the school hosted a celebration for students and their families marking their vesting. It was all smiles for 130 students and over 250 who attended virtually to see their loved one don the VCU School of Nursing vest, a milestone in their education. What do you think? They look good don’t they?

VCU School of Nursing receives gift from Sentara Healthcare to fund student scholarships

A $250,000 gift will provide tuition support for nursing students The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing received a $250,000 gift made by Sentara Healthcare that will fund tuition and emergency support for currently enrolled in-state students. The gift, made as a part of the Sentara Scholars program, is intended to incentivize participation in nursing […]

Student story: Explore more

What draws students to a nursing education? Grace Nowadly, class of 2023, says it’s that the possibilities are endless For many newcomers to the VCU School of Nursing, the website might be the first glimpse of what a nursing education can offer.“ Even just a quick scan of the faculty interests page shows that the research […]

Student story: All heart

Jasmin Blanco-Vargas, class of 2024, on showing empathy, health equity and showing up for her patients and community As Jasmin Blanco-Vargas, undergraduate nursing student, class of 2024, points out, nurses are on the frontlines of providing quality health care to all types of patients. “Nurses witness firsthand how unfortunate circumstances can lead to detrimental habits […]

Student story: Changing course(s)

Matt Seibert, class of 2024, eyes a new nursing career  The VCU School of Nursing supports students of all walks of life, including those making a career switch like Matt Seibert, class of 2024. Having served as a volunteer emergency medical provider since 1994, Seibert decided the right fit for his skillset and career goals […]

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