Latest News

Six School of Nursing faculty selected as Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

Six School of Nursing faculty selected as Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

Six early career Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members have been named to the Center for Teaching Junior Faculty Fellows program at Vanderbilt University. Instructors Misty Evans, MSN’11; Clint Leonard, MSN’14; Jennifer Ridgway, DNP’17, MSN’14; LeTizia Smith, MSN’07; and Kim Steanson, DNP, MSN’98; and lecturer Brittany Hollibaugh, DNP, MSN’14, were selected for the 2019-2020…

School of Nursing receives $5 million in HRSA grants to increase nurse practitioners in rural, underserved areas

School of Nursing receives $5 million in HRSA grants to increase nurse practitioners in rural, underserved areas

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received two awards totaling more than $5 million from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase the number of nurse practitioners (NP) working in rural and underserved communities where there aren’t enough primary care providers. In response to the growing need for mental health services, both…

School of Nursing pinning ceremonies celebrate achievement and entry into profession

Excellence and accomplishment were the focus of pinning and recognition ceremonies held by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on Sunday, Aug. 4. The school recognized the successful completion of programs by 373 Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Master’s Certificate (PMC) students. The MSN graduates were awarded the VUSN school…

VUSN designated NLN Center of Excellence

The National League for Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an NLN Center of Excellence in recognition of its high standards of educational excellence and visionary leadership. The NLN is the nation’s foremost organization for nursing faculty and leaders in nursing education. Designation as a COE signifies that a nursing school has achieved…

Professor Emerita Joyce Laben has died

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Professor Emerita Joyce Laben has died. A celebration of her life was celebrated on Wednesay, July 10, at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens Funeral Home, 9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221.

Read her obituary in The Tennessean.

VUSN FNP Alumna, Chelsia Harris, named Lipscomb University School of Nursing executive director

VUSN Alumna, Chelsia Harris (FNP 2008), was recently named executive director of Lipscomb University School of Nursing. Dr. Harris commented “Nursing is a divine calling. I am passionate about serving people through the profession, and leading our next generation in providing high-quality compassionate care.” Photo: Lipscomb University

MORE NEWS >

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

Find Your Path To Get Started

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is preparing skilled, experienced advanced practice nurses who are increasing access to quality health care for people everywhere. Find your path below to get started:

RECENT VIDEOS

News from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

VUCast: Vanderbilt's online newscast

What It Takes to be a World Class Nursing School