Author: Nancy Wise
Sep. 20, 2018—The American Association of Men in Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an AAMN Best School of Nursing. The honor recognizes a nursing school for significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in the profession.
Sep. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing welcomed 421 new students in August. Incoming master’s, doctor of nursing practice and Ph.D. in nursing science students each named the school’s faculty as one of the reasons they chose to attend.
Aug. 13, 2018—Montana State University's Peter Buerhaus, a former longtime Vanderbilt School of Nursing professor and an internationally recognized health care economist and workforce expert, will give the School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Tuesday, Aug. 28.
Aug. 10, 2018—The largest number of students—370 graduates—in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 108-year history graduated from their academic programs and were celebrated in pinning ceremonies Aug. 5.
Aug. 1, 2018—Virginia Maxwell George, professor of nursing, emerita, and an early champion of nurse practitioners, died July 26 in Nashville. George was founding director of Vanderbilt’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program, one of the first in the Southeast.
Jul. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty in U.S. colleges and universities.
Jun. 28, 2018—Older adults who need advance care plans and power of attorney documents can get them free of charge thanks to a new interprofessional pilot project involving Vanderbilt law and nursing students.
Jun. 21, 2018—Dean Linda Norman recently took a construction update tour of the School of Nursing's new expansion project. The nearly 30,000-square-foot addition is scheduled to open this fall.
Jun. 6, 2018—Pam Jones, senior associate dean of clinical and community partnerships, received the Rebecca Clark Culpepper Education and Mentorship Award given jointly by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nursing during VUMC’s annual Nursing Honors awards ceremony May 25.
Jun. 1, 2018—Two longtime friends of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing were named honorary VUSN nurses, a leading researcher was recognized for service to faculty and students, and outstanding faculty and staff members received awards during the School of Nursing’s spring Faculty/Staff Assembly May 17.
May. 31, 2018— Two longtime friends of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing were named honorary VUSN nurses, a leading researcher was recognized for service to faculty and students, and outstanding faculty and staff received school awards during the School of Nursing’s spring Faculty/Staff Assembly May 17.