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School of Nursing dedicates atrium to former dean Colleen Conway-Welch

June 7, 2019

The atrium in the new $23.6 million Vanderbilt University School of Nursing building has been named after former dean Colleen Conway-Welch, PhD, FAAN, FACNM, who served as dean for 29 years and is credited with transforming nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally. The Colleen Conway-Welch Atrium will serve as the main entrance to the school…

VUSN Alumna and Instructor honored by American College of Nurse-Midwives 2019 awards

June 6, 2019

VUSN alumna Ellen Martin, BSN’69, received the Dorothea M. Lang Pioneer Award and VUSN Instructor in Nursing Tonia L. Moore-Davis received the Teaching Excellence Award recently from the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) and the A.C.N.M. Foundation, Inc.

VUSNPride launches new name, logo and purpose

June 5, 2019

Just in time for Pride Month, VUSN’s LGBTQ+ student organization has announced a new name, logo and leadership. VUSNPride is dedicated to fostering social engagement, networking and sense of belonging for LGBTQ+ students and allies. It provides support and mentorship for VUSN students and applicants, while striving to create a culture of safety and community…

’Doreway on 21st Avenue

June 4, 2019

Set back from 21st Avenue South with an open circular drive, the new Vanderbilt University School of Nursing building seamlessly extends from historic Godchaux Hall to present a wide, welcoming face to the world. Gone is the parking lot that fronted Godchaux, and the magnolia trees that blocked the view of the school have been…

Celebration to remember

May 30, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing threw wide the doors to its new building Jan. 22, 2019, and welcomed donors, health care leaders and other guests for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration that included building tours and demonstrations highlighting its state-of-the-art technology. Photos: Joe Howell and Anne Rayner, Vanderbilt University.

Three School of Nursing faculty named first Valere Potter Distinguished Dean’s Faculty Fellows

May 29, 2019

Assistant Professor Cathy Maxwell, PhD, FAAN, Associate Professor Shelagh Mulvaney, PhD, and Assistant Professor Bethany Rhoten, PhD, have been named the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s first Valere Potter Distinguished Dean’s Faculty Fellows. The new program supports tenure-track faculty in their research and scholarship. The designation includes funding for two fiscal years and is part of an overall Vanderbilt University initiative to expand support for faculty throughout their careers.