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School of Nursing celebrates accomplishment during August Pinning ceremonies

August 9, 2017

More than 350 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students were recognized at the completion of their programs during Pinning ceremonies held at Langford Auditorium on Sunday, Aug. 6. The 276 Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students received the VUSN pin from their individual specialty directors, while eight Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students…

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

July 17, 2017

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

June 21, 2017

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.

Main entrance to VUSN during construction

June 1, 2017

As of July 5, all visitors to the School of Nursing should enter from 21st Ave. S. via the MRB III ramp and new walkway into Godchaux Hall, where you’ll be welcomed at our new reception desk. Entry is also available from MRB III to the Nursing Annex between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. All other entrances to the School of Nursing require VUSN ID cards.

Nursing graduates ready to begin health care journeys

May 18, 2017

“There is no better time than now to be a nurse. You are in a profession that is highly respected, challenging, fulfilling and innovating.” That’s part of what School of Nursing Dean and Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing Linda Norman, DSN, FAAN, told new graduates during Investiture ceremonies last week. “We look forward to what comes next in your professional journey.”

VUSN 2017 Founder’s Medalist Beverly Padgett honored

May 15, 2017

Beverly Michelle “Shelly” Padgett was honored as the School of Nursing’s 2017 Founder’s Medalist during ceremonies held in Memorial Gym during Commencement May 12. Padgett received her Master of Science in Nursing in Health Care Leadership.