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One week in Buguruni… and Tangawiz is tired

An update on her time in Tanzania. The author is Ginger, an accelerated student due to graduate in December with a BS in Nursing: So I am here in a cyber cafe and have a short time to let you know how life has been this week. I have been learning so much and having […]

Sandy Voll Presenting at the 12th International Nursing Learning Resource Centers Conference

This week Sandra K. Voll, MS, APRN, CNM, WHNP-BC, FNP-BC, the director of the Clinical Learning Center at the VCU School of Nursing, is attending the 12th International Nursing Learning Resource Centers Conference in San Jose, CA. She is presenting an hour long oral presentation and a poster regarding simulation and the VCU School of […]

VCU School of Nursing Visits the UK

Dean Nancy Langston and Dr. Rita Pickler have traveled with a delegation from VCU to visit the University of West England School of Nursing (UWE) in Bristol. UWE is among VCU’s international partners and sent representatives to Richmond last September. While visiting UWE, the Dean and Dr. Pickler will discuss potential collaborations, including student and […]

Shelley F. Conroy has been named dean of the College of Health Professions at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

(Savannah, GA, February 4, 2008) Shelley F. Conroy (BS ’77, MS ’84), an experienced educator with more than two decades of knowledge in allied health and medical education, has been named dean of the College of Health Professions at Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU). Conroy assumed her role on February 1.

VCU Alumna writes for

Angela Morrow, N ’02, is writing a web site for on palliative care and hospice. She is a member of the Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association and currently works as an Admission Nurse and Patient/Family Educator for a non-profit hospice organization. You can see Angela’s About site at

A Reason to Celebrate!

On Friday December 7th, the VCU School of Nursing recognized over 230 new graduates. These students all began their schooling with VCU at various points in their lives and careers. Among the many students graduating were those that earned a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, post master’s certificate, or doctoral degree. Congratulations graduates! We are proud […]

Dr. Inez Tuck in the Richmond Times Dispatch

Dr. Inez Tuck is quoted in the Richmond Times Dispatch regarding spiritual healing after cancer. See the full article here.

Congratulations to Dr. McGrath!

Dr. Jacqueline McGrath was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing at the ceremony held on November 10, 2007 in Washington, DC.

Deborah A. Raines, PhD, RN Wins Award From Sigma Theta Tau International

Deborah received the Innovations in Clinical Excellence Award for her project, Preceptor as Connoisseur and Catalyst: An evidence based standard for Nurse Preceptors. The award was announced during the Society’s 39th Convention in Baltimore in early November, 2007.

Tracy Retchin in the Richmond Times Dispatch

Monday’s Richmond Times Dispatch featured an article on singer/songwriter Tracy Retchin. Tracy performed her song “By Your Side” at the School’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on April 27th. Click here to read about Tracy, plus listen to “By Your Side”:

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