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Alumna Paula Saxby to receive VCU Volunteer Service Award 

VCU School of Nursing alumna Paula Saxby (M.S.’85/N; Ph.D.’92/N), deputy executive director at the Virginia Board of Nursing, will be awarded the MCVAA Outstanding Alumnus Award at the 2016 VCU Alumni Volunteer Service Awards ceremony on Friday, Oct. 28. The VCU Alumni Volunteer Service Awards, celebrated biennially, honor alumni who have worked with particular devotion to […]

Maj. Elizabeth Hoettels awarded VCU Alumni Assoication’s 10 under 10 award

Maj. Elizabeth Hoettels, CCRN, CEN (B.S.’05/N), was recently recognized by VCU Alumni’s 10 Under 10 awards program, which honors alumni who earned their first VCU degree (undergraduate, graduate or professional) within the past 10 years. Hoettels, who has been deployed several times in recent years and received the Bronze Star for her service in Afghanistan, currently works at […]

Student Nurse Association Hosts Extra Life Fundraiser to Benefit Children on October 25

The VCU Student Nurse Association is on a mission to save kids through video games, and we need your help. Each of us has chosen our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital where thousands of children are treated each year, regardless of their family’s ability to pay. These kids are facing scary stuff like cancer, cystic […]

Nancy Jallo, VCU Interdisciplinary Team Selected for Grand Challenges Exploration Grant

Nancy Jallo, Ph.D., RNC, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNS, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, is part of a VCU interdisciplinary team that is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The interdisciplinary team from VCU includes medical experts in HIV and community health […]

Thomas Jefferson HS Volunteer Activity

Angela Starkweather, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Adult Primary and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Programs at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing volunteered her time to provide health assessments for the boys basketball team at Thomas Jefferson High School. “This is a great opportunity to interact with young athletes and help them identify ways […]

WTVR 6 at Fan Free Clinic

VCU School of Nursing students conducted physical exams while Fan Free Clinic staff completed immunizations for children at the free back-to-school day. WTVR 6 interviewed VCU’s Dr. Pickler.

Forty Acts of Caring

The School of Nursing’s Department of Family and Community Health Nursing has been nominated for one of VCU’s 40 Acts of Caring. See “Preparing Children for School Entry” from the 40 Acts of Caring home page.