Paul and Veronica Gross believe nursing education needs to be bolstered beyond the pandemic to address the everchanging role and demands of the professional registered nurse and everything that graduates will confront as they enter this new world of professional nursing. That’s what led the couple to establish a nursing lectureship at the VCU School […]
VCU School of Nursing will recognize spring 2021 graduates its first in-person commencement ceremony since the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 protocols will be followed. The ceremony will be live-streamed on Friday, May 14 at 1 p.m. You can view it live at this link https://rvav.com/vcusoncommencement2021.
Today marks National Nurses Day and the start of National Nurses Week, May 6-12. This annual observance recognizes the dedicated and compassionate efforts of nurses in providing outstanding patient care and important contributions to improve health care. More recently the entire month of May has been designated as Nurses Month to honor nurses and support […]
Thinking about going back to school to earn your master’s degree in nursing? There’s still time to apply for fall enrollment in VCU School of Nursing’s top-ranked master’s program, which can now be completed faster for less cost. We have extended the application deadline to May 17 for Nurse Practitioner concentrations in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, […]
The VCU Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety recently held a virtual induction ceremony to welcome four new Affiliate Scholars. The Affiliate Scholars form a network of interprofessional experts from across universities and health systems nationwide that advises the center on its programs and collaborates to address challenges in health care. “The Affiliate […]
Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, FNAP (M.S.’01/N), associate professor and director of the DNP program at the VCU School of Nursing, has been elected as a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP). The National Academies of Practice welcomed Class of 2021 fellows as part of a virtual awards and induction ceremony […]
The VCU School of Nursing is sad to share news of the passing of Betsy Bampton, Ed.D. (B.S.’60/N; Cert.’80/N), an associate professor emerita, alumna and dedicated supporter of our school. Betsy served as a faculty member at our school for 50 years before retiring in 2015. A mentor to many undergraduate students, she was instrumental […]
VCU School of Nursing classes ending in ‘1 or ‘6, grand alumni and St. Philip alumnae are invited to join a virtual celebration of Reunion Weekend, April 16-18! Registration is now open! Though this year will look a little different than past years, you can expect fun and engaging virtual events to reconnect with the […]
Michael Bleich, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, senior professor and director of the Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety, recently shared an update on how the center is positioning itself as a premier resource of health care innovation and collaboration. The virtual presentation is available on the VCU School of Nursing YouTube channel.
Jo Robins, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC, AHN-C, FAANP (M.S.‘91/N, Ph.D.‘99/N), associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing, has been appointed to the American Association of Holistic Nursing Research Committee for a two-year term. The committee promotes awareness of the importance of research for practice and the advancement of holistic nursing as a specialty. Robins is […]