Alumni and Donors

We are RAMily

VCU School of Nursing alumni are at the forefront of the profession, providing compassionate care to patients and communities, advocating for policies that improve outcomes, and leading innovative research that advances nursing practice. We want to hear from you, celebrate your personal and professional achievements, and explore ways we can continue to collaborate with you. Your insights, experiences and support are invaluable in shaping the future of nursing education and practice.

Your Support Matters

We depend on the support of donors to provide opportunities to make important and innovative contributions to the nursing profession, health and health care. From student scholarships and faculty support to community outreach efforts, donors like you make it all possible.

Ways to Give

Stay Connected

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Update Your Info

Send your personal, professional, and change of address updates so we can recognize your accomplishments and stay in touch.

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Connections Magazine

Read the official magazine for the School of Nursing.

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Alumni and Friends Newsletter

Check out all the latest and greatest news and events from the school.

Get Involved

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Serve as a Preceptor

Are you a licensed RN, NP, PA or MD with at least one year of applicable experience in your field? Interested in precepting senior undergraduate nursing students or graduate-level family, acute and/or psych nurse practitioner students? Contact one of our clinical placement specialists to learn more.

Other Alumni Resources

Guaranteed Admission

All VCU School of Nursing alumni with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree are guaranteed admission to any VCU nursing graduate program provided they meet the admission requirements and there's space availability. Browse our graduate programs to learn more.

Form Requests

Need a graduate education verification and/or licensure form? Contact us at

Alumni and Donor Contacts

Pamela Lowe
Senior Director of Development
(804) 827-0020

pamela lowe

Jess Lee Sorensen
Director of Development
(804) 615-5877

jessica sorensen

Laura Keller
Leadership Annual Giving Officer
(804) 828-3881

laura keller

Marianne Johnson
Alumni Engagement Officer
(719) 322-6896

marianne johnson

Katharine Stein
Scholarship and Stewardship Specialist
(804) 628-7419

katharine stein

Alumni News

charlotte pollard in a photo from 1958 where she is dressed in a nurse uniform in front of a no parking sign in a parking lot

Feb. 22, 2024

With poise and grace, VCU’s first Black nursing graduate charted a path – and even schooled the faculty on a memorable day

Two archival documents capture the essence of Charlotte Anne Wynn Pollard and the challenging era she navigated with courage and empathy – traits that her family still celebrates today.

st. phillips nursing students in capes pose on the school's steps

Feb. 6, 2024

Celebrating Black History Month

The VCU School of Nursing and College of Health Professions celebrate Black History Month with two important events.

Virginia Call

Jan. 26, 2024

Nursing Scholarship Honors Former Stuart Circle Hospital Leader

A son honors his mother's nursing legacy with a scholarship at VCU School of Nursing.