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Former Dean Colleen Conway-Welch has died

Former Dean Colleen Conway-Welch has died

Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.N.M., who during her 29 years as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing transformed nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally, died Oct. 12 following a courageous battle with cancer. “Colleen Conway-Welch was a prescient leader at Vanderbilt who had a tremendous positive impact on our university and on…

School of Nursing launches redesigned MSN programs in informatics, leadership

School of Nursing launches redesigned MSN programs in informatics, leadership

  Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has redesigned two of its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) specialty programs and relaunched them with revised curricula, educational formats and degree requirements. The programs, Nursing Informatics (NI) and Nursing and Health Care Leadership (NHCL), are now accepting applications for admission in fall 2019. “Nursing, perhaps above all…

Diversity in Action calendar for October available

Looking for events and activities relating to diversity and inclusion? Check October 2018’s Diversity in Action for VUSN, Vanderbilt and local cultural events, along with listings of nursing conferences with a diversity and inclusion emphasis. More

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…

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