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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 219 new graduates


On Saturday, May 10, the School of Nursing gained 219 new alumni! Professor and Dean Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, challenged each graduate to embrace opportunities, individually and collectively, in the field. “This requires becoming involved and engaged within professional organizations and initiatives,” she said. “My dream is for you is to continue the VCU School of Nursing tradition of excellence by making a clear imprint and dramatic influence in the health and well-being of individuals locally, nationally and internationally.”

Recent news

$2.5 million gift to VCU School of Nursing

$2.5 million gift to VCU School of Nursing

VCU School of Nursing has received a commitment of $2.5 million from philanthropists William E. Conway Jr., co-founder and co-executive chair of the Carlyle Group, and his wife, Joanne, to fund need-based scholarships for undergraduate students. Read more.
Thinking about going back to school? Looking for a top-rated online program?

Thinking about going back to school? Looking for a top-rated online program?

It’s not too late to enroll for fall 2019. Ranked among the top 10% of the nation’s graduate nursing programs by U.S. News and World Report, VCU School of Nursing is accepting applications for its DNP and Ph.D. programs. Apply today.
Catch VCU Alumni on the road — next stop, Nashville!

Catch VCU Alumni on the road — next stop, Nashville!

Living in the Nashville area? VCU Alumni is coming to you.

Register for Nashville events.

Save the date: VCU Alumni is heading to Charlottesville, Hampton Roads and Roanoke in July. Check out the full list of events and cities.
SON provides accelerated path to B.S. for community college students

SON provides accelerated path to B.S. for community college students

SON has partnered with Southside Virginia Community College and Rappahannock Community College to offer accelerated coursework to registered nurses who are students at either community college, providing them a faster path to earning a bachelor’s degree. Students will be enrolled concurrently at VCU and their respective community college. Read more.

Get involved

Did you recently get a new job, get married, have a baby or mark another life event? Take a moment to share the latest news and achievements in your life.

Would you like to engage more with the school, fellow alumni and current students?
Next year, we are looking to add more ways to connect alumni to the school and to one another. Opportunities include speaking to current students about your experience as a nurse, helping plan a networking event for alumni, volunteering at a community engagement event or joining our Connector Program. If any of these opportunities interest you or you have ideas for engagement, please contact Amber Yancey, alumni relations and stewardship specialist, at abyancey@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2993.
     

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