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

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

Feb. 22, 2024

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.

lana sargeant

VCU School of Nursing names associate dean of practice and community engagement

Feb. 19, 2024

Lana Sargent, Ph.D. to lead the school’s practice and community engagement initiatives

jean giddens

Jean Giddens, dean of VCU School of Nursing, accepts new role at the University of Kansas

Feb. 14, 2024

Following a decade of transformative leadership, nursing dean departs VCU

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

Celebrating Black History Month

Feb. 6, 2024

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

Virginia Call

Nursing Scholarship Honors Former Stuart Circle Hospital Leader

Jan. 26, 2024

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

a v.c.u. nursing student poses in front of an exam room table

VCU School of Nursing set to host spring career fair

Jan. 19, 2024

The school will host students and healthcare employers for a career fair on February 15.

Jane Chung and Lana Sargent

VCU researchers awarded $3M grant to study early signs of dementia

Jan. 2, 2024

The number of older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is expected to double by 2050. By measuring a person’s mobility through wearable devices, the VCU School of Nursing study aims to identify physical precursors for cognitive decline.

michelle edmonds addresses a lecture hall of students

Nursing professor's influence on young nurses endures

Dec. 12, 2023

Michelle Edmonds, D.N.P., RN, associate dean for undergraduate programs and department chair for family and community health at the VCU School of Nursing, is the inaugural holder of the Betsy A. Bampton Professorship.

pia cruz poses in front of the egyptian building on the v.c.u. m.c.v. campus

Class of 2023: With her second degree from VCU, Pia Cruz charts a new course

Dec. 9, 2023

Pandemic inspired School of Business alum to shift to hands-on patient care through the accelerated nursing program.

Daniella Medina

Conway scholarship puts nursing student’s dream within reach

Nov. 16, 2023

Daniella Medina is one of more than 500 students at the VCU School of Nursing who have benefited from Joanne and William Conway Nursing Scholarships since 2019.