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School of Nursing names new assistant dean of diversity and inclusion

School of Nursing names new assistant dean of diversity and inclusion

Rolanda Johnson, PhD, MSN, assistant dean for academics and associate professor of nursing, has been named assistant dean for diversity and inclusion for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She replaces Assistant Professor Jana Lauderdale, who returned to her faculty role. As assistant dean for diversity and inclusion, Johnson oversees VUSN’s efforts to support and foster…

School of Nursing named AAMN Best School for Men

School of Nursing named AAMN Best School for Men

The American Association of Men in Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an AAMN Best School of Nursing. The honor recognizes a nursing school for significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in the nursing profession. In informing VUSN of the honor, the AAMN wrote: The Recognition Review Committee has completed the review…

Mary Ann Jessee receives top writing award from Journal of Nursing Education

An article written by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Assistant Professor and PreSpecialty Level Academic Director Mary Ann Jessee, PhD, RN, has won the Christine A. Tanner Scholarly Teaching Award given by the Journal of Nursing Education. Jessee’s article, “Pursuing Improvement in Clinical Reasoning: The Integrated Clinical Education Theory,” was selected from all the major…

Memorial service for longtime faculty Virginia George set for Oct. 8

A memorial service for Virginia Maxwell George, BSN’47, MS’72, CFNC,  will be Monday, Oct. 8, at the School of Nursing. The memorial in celebration of her life will be at 4:30 p.m. in the Nursing Annex, Room 155. Attendees are encouraged to bring photographs or remembrances to share.  RSVP George, professor of nursing, emerita, and…

New Vanderbilt Bass Military Scholars Program supports veterans at School of Nursing

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is one of five Vanderbilt graduate schools to participate in the new Bass Military Scholars Program, an initiative that will provide financial aid and programming support for honorably discharged U.S. military veterans. The program is funded by a new $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation and…

Construction to close 21st Ave. S sidewalk through Sept. 28

The sidewalk in front of the School of Nursing will be closed through Friday, Sept. 28, from the steps between Frist Hall and the Heard Library to the entrance of Godchaux Hall by MRB III. It should reopen Monday, Oct. 3. Pedestrians should use the Wesley Place/University School of Nashville side of 21st Avenue S….

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