Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

VUSN celebrates 2022 Reunion in person

August 25, 2022

After a two-year, pandemic-induced break, the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will hold an in-person Reunion October 6-7, in coordination with the Vanderbilt University Reunion celebration, which continues through October 9. All classes originally scheduled for a reunion in 2020, 2021 or 2022 are invited to attend.  The School of Nursing will welcome back alumni,…

School of Nursing celebrates program completion with formal pinning ceremony

August 25, 2022

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice students for the completion of their educational programs at two pinning ceremonies August 7, 2022, at Langford Auditorium. The School of Nursing celebrated 326 MSN, 17 Post-Master’s Certificate and 20 DNP students across 10 specialties. Family and friends were…

We’re celebrating Nurses Month!

April 28, 2022

This May, the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing celebrates Nurses Month by commemorating all the good that nurses do and their importance to the many people and organizations they serve. Using the American Nurses Association’s 2022 theme of Nurses Make a Difference, the school is encouraging alumni, students, staff, faculty and friends to celebrate, recognize…

Colleen Moss named Neonatal Nurse Practitioner academic director

December 15, 2021

Assistant Professor Colleen Reilly Moss, BS’00, MSN’01, DNP, NNP-BC, has been named academic director for the neonatal nurse practitioner specialty at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Moss had been interim co-director with assistant professor Patricia Scott, DNP, NNP-BC, C-NPT. “Colleen has a passion for teaching and mentoring new neonatal providers,” said Mavis Schorn, PhD, CNM,…

Once a Nurse: Community of Nurses Continues in Retirement

November 30, 2021

At a retirement center nestled in the hills of Nashville, a cadre of Vanderbilt nurses have built a community within a community. No single career experience connects them—they’ve been war nurses, flight nurses, ER nurses and floor nurses, as well as teachers, researchers and administrators. Their relationships are woven through their vast web of experience, with their love of nursing at the hub. “Nurses always find each other,” says Charlotte Covington, BSN’69, MSN’89, associate professor of nursing, emerita.

Class Notes

November 23, 2021

70s Brenda Thomas Harris, BSN’73, received the 2020 Tennessee Governor’s Volunteer Star Award in recognition of her volunteer work at the Monroe County Animal Shelter, Monroe County Friends of Animals and the Cherokee National Forest. Rumay Harrell Alexander, MSN’77, was selected to be an American Nurses Association Scholar-In-Residence, dedicated to addressing systemic racism in the…