Posts Tagged ‘VUSN’

Mary Ann Jessee receives top writing award from Journal of Nursing Education

September 21, 2018

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

September 21, 2018

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

September 21, 2018

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…

Construction to close 21st Ave. S sidewalk through Sept. 28

September 20, 2018

The sidewalk in front of the School of Nursing will be closed through Friday, Sept. 28, from the steps between Frist Hall and the Heard Library to the entrance of Godchaux Hall by MRB III. It should reopen Monday, Oct. 3. Pedestrians should use the Wesley Place/University School of Nashville side of 21st Avenue S….

Vanderbilt School of Nursing pins record-breaking number of graduates

August 10, 2018

The largest number of students — 370 graduates — in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 108-year history graduated from their academic programs and were celebrated in pinning ceremonies Sunday, Aug. 5, at Langford Auditorium. The 276 Master of Science in Nursing students in attendance received the VUSN pin signifying their entrance into the advanced…

Virginia George, longtime faculty and originator of VUSN’s family nurse practitioner program, dies

August 1, 2018

Virginia Maxwell George, BSN’47, MS’72, CFNC, professor of nursing, emerita, and an early champion of nurse practitioners, died of natural causes on July 26 in Nashville, Tennessee. She was 94. George was founding director of Vanderbilt’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program, one of the first in the Southeast. A 1947 VUSN graduate, she taught at Vanderbilt…