Posts Tagged ‘students’

University announces new vaccine requirements and protocols for masking, gatherings and activities

May 25, 2021

Following revised  CDC recommendations  indicating that fully vaccinated people  no longer need to wear masks or physically distance, Vanderbilt University today announced it is modifying many  COVID-19 protocols surrounding masking, gathering size, off-campus activities and campus visits. Additionally, the university will require all Vanderbilt University–employed faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021–22 academic school year.  The deadline for faculty, staff and postdocs to submit…

Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty volunteer at mass COVID-19 vaccination event

March 25, 2021

More than 60 Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty members helped Nashville’s Metro Public Health Department vaccinate 10,107 community members in a marathon 14-hour event on Sat., March 20. Recipients received the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the drive-through event outdoors at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. Assistant Professor Carrie Plummer organized VUSN’s participation, which drew volunteers…

Hudson appointed assistant dean for student affairs

February 19, 2021

Assistant Professor Tamika Hudson, DNP, MSN’12, APRN, FNP-C, has accepted the position of assistant dean for student affairs. In that role, she serves as the school’s chief liaison with students and directs student activities. Hudson acts as the primary student advocate and referral source in responding directly to nonacademic student matters. Hudson’s experience as faculty and a…

Specialty Block Update 12/14/20

December 15, 2020

Dear students, As we have since March, the School of Nursing leadership has been closely monitoring the status of area COVID-19 cases and local, state and national recommendations for in-person gatherings. As of December, cases in the Middle Tennessee region are rising and it is expected that they will continue to do so into January….

Recent honors and awards for School of Nursing faculty and students

November 18, 2020

Faculty and students in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing are regularly recognized for career accomplishments, research, scholarship and leadership. Recent noteworthy honors include: Professor Susie Adams, PhD, PMC’01, PMC’11, FAANP, FAAN, was inducted into the 2020 University of Kentucky College of Nursing Hall of Fame during virtual ceremonies held in September. Adams was hailed…

Dean Norman’s October 7 Spring Semester Email Announcement

October 7, 2020

The fall semester is half way through, and you and the entire Vanderbilt community have been diligent in fighting COVID-19 by Anchoring Down and Stepping Up. Thank you for your commitment to safety measures, social distancing and putting the health of others first. It is making a difference. VUSN will have a staggered semester start, with MSN specialties beginning classes on Monday, January 4, and MSN PreSpecialty, DNP and PhD classes beginning Monday, January 11. There will not be a spring break this year.