Author: Nancy Wise
Aug. 9, 2017—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized more than 350 students for the completion of their programs with pinning ceremonies held at Langford Auditorium Aug. 6. Pinning is a tradition unique to nursing that signifies entry into the profession.
Jul. 31, 2017—The National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence has named Cathy Maxwell, assistant professor of nursing, its 2017 Innovation Award recipient. The award recognizes and celebrates innovative programs and projects that highlight excellence in gerontological nursing.
Jul. 19, 2017—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.2 million grant to support doctor of nursing practice students who plan to become nursing faculty. The grant is part of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Nurse Faculty Loan Program.
Jun. 22, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman celebrated the groundbreaking for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new building June 20.
Jun. 21, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman celebrated the groundbreaking for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new building June 20.
Jun. 1, 2017—Fencing around the new School of Nursing expansion project construction area was put up Wednesday, May 31.
May. 18, 2017—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) and Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, told the Class of 2017 during Investiture ceremonies last week that they have chosen to become nurses at the best point in history.
May. 17, 2017—Alumni who helped start the paradigm-changing Appalachian Student Health Coalition will present a panel discussion from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 19, in the Heard Library Community Room. The coalition was founded by Vanderbilt medical, law, nursing and undergraduate students in 1970 to reach out to medically underserved communities in upper East Tennessee, Eastern Kentucky and Southwest Virginia.
May. 4, 2017—Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, Dr.Ph., R.N., dean of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, will deliver the spring 2017 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Thursday, May 11, at 2 p.m. in Godchaux Nursing Annex room 161.
May. 2, 2017—Nilda Peragallo Montano, dean of the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will speak on culturally appropriate ways for practitioners and researchers to reach out to and work with Latino subjects. The lecture will be Thursday, May 11, at 2 p.m. in Godchaux Nursing Annex, Room 161.
Apr. 24, 2017—Linda Norman, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, talks about the aging health care workforce during a new episode of Nashville Public Television’s "Aging Matters" on Thursday, April 27, at 8 p.m.
Apr. 19, 2017—Rumay Alexander, interim chief diversity officer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present a lunchtime lecture on Wednesday, May 3.