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HRSA Awards $1.2 Million to School of Nursing for Future Faculty

HRSA Awards $1.2 Million to School of Nursing for Future Faculty

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recently received a $1,221,359 grant to support Doctor of Nursing Practice students who plan to become nursing faculty. The award brings the funds the school has received for the program since 2008 to $7.3 million. The grant is part of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Nurse Faculty Loan…

Hard hats and shovels signal the start of construction for School of Nursing building

Hard hats and shovels signal the start of construction for School of Nursing building

Students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing gathered June 20 for a groundbreaking ceremony officially starting construction on the nursing school’s new $26.3 million expansion. Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente, Board of Trust Trustee Emeritus Dennis Bottorff and School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman spoke at the ceremony, which was held in front of the School of Nursing’s Godchaux and Patricia Champion Frist Halls at 461 21st Ave. S. The new structure will be built on the land where the two buildings intersect.

2017 School of Nursing awards recognize faculty, staff and VUSM’s Bernard

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) presented its annual awards to faculty, staff and a friend of the school during its spring assembly on May 18. VUSN Dean Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, presented Gordon Bernard, M.D., executive vice president for Research and senior associate dean for…

Alumni of famed Student Health Coalition hold panel discussion May 19

Vanderbilt alumni who helped start the paradigm-changing Appalachian Student Health Coalition will present a panel discussion on campus 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…

Vanderbilt honors Bonnie Pilon and Ken Wallston as Faculty Emeriti

Bonita “Bonnie” Pilon, Ph.D., NEA-BC, FAAN, and Kenneth A. Wallston, Ph.D., were recognized as faculty emeriti during Vanderbilt University’s Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 12. The two faculty members were among 32 retiring Vanderbilt professors honored for their years of service and scholarship. Pilon, who joined Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 1989, was named professor…

NPT “Aging Matters” episode features VUSN dean

Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, 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. NPT also shot footage of students in VUSN’s ASN to MSN PreSpecialty program for the show. In the…

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