Category results for: Jean Giddens

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 […]

Jean Giddens reelected to AACN board of directors

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, was reelected to serve a two-year term as a board member at-large of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The 14-member board of directors serves as the governing body for AACN. The national voice for academic nursing, AACN […]

Message from the Dean – Reflecting on social justice reform

June 18, 2020 Dear School of Nursing Community, As an introvert, I spend a great deal of time deep in thought.  I think about and reflect on many things…my family, work, our work family, our students, and current events to name a few.  Thinking and reflecting is my way of processing information, experiences, and emotions […]

Message for alumni and friends

Dear alumni and friends, These past several weeks our nation and the world has faced unprecedented challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. As you already know, VCU and most universities have changed to online delivery of coursework for the rest of the semester. I wanted to make you aware that our school is well prepared […]

VCU School of Nursing dean elected to national nursing association board

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, was elected to serve a two-year term as a board member at-large of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The 11-member board of directors serves as the governing body for AACN. The national voice for academic nursing, AACN is comprised of […]

Dean Jean Giddens recognized as Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair

Virginia Commonwealth University President Michael Rao awarded the VCU Medallion for Endowed Chair Honors to Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the VCU School of Nursing, at an investiture ceremony this week. The award was presented during the School of Nursing’s annual convocation for faculty and staff, held at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Giddens […]

School of Nursing Hands Off Magnet Obelisk to VCUHS

After a two-week period of hosting the VCU Health System Magnet Obelisk at the VCU School of Nursing, Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor, handed it off to the VCU Health System’s Nursing Administration in a ceremony today at the Main Hospital. Since February 2012 the Magnet Obelisk has been handed off and […]