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Giving Day 2024: Give. Go. Help. Share.

Giving Day 2024: Give. Go. Help. Share.

All members of the School of Nursing community are invited to take part in Vanderbilt’s Giving Day 2024, a 24-hour giving fest filled with matching challenges, power hours and participation goals happening on Thursday, April 11. Gifts given to VUSN directly support: Critical student scholarships that ensure VUSN attracts the most talented and promising students,…

VUMC welcomes first RNs from Nurse Scholars Program

VUMC welcomes first RNs from Nurse Scholars Program

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is welcoming the first graduates of the Nurse Scholars Program, which pays for up to four semesters of nursing school tuition at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) or Cumberland University in return for a work commitment to VUMC. The welcoming of the graduates comes as the latest group of nursing scholars were recently accepted into the program, which began accepting scholars in 2023. The program will pay up to $7,500 in tuition per semester, which is applied after grants and other scholarships.

Nominations for 2024 VUSN Alumni Awards sought

Nominations are now open for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing 2024 Alumni Board Awards. These awards honor alumni and friends of the school for leadership, clinical excellence, career accomplishments and service. Recipients are honored during Reunion at a special in-person and virtual ceremony November 8 at the School of Nursing. Nominations are welcome from alumni,…

School of Nursing and Center for Spiritual and Religious Life team up on project to prepare students to work with diverse religious populations

A grant awarded to Vanderbilt University by Interfaith America, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to building bridges among religions, has resulted in courses to help School of Nursing students better serve patients of diverse faith traditions. The School of Nursing and Vanderbilt’s Center for Spiritual and Religious Life are collaborating on curriculum for a series of…

Allison honored with student-voted Dean Colleen Conway-Welch Award

Terri Allison, DNP, FAANP, director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and assistant dean for academics, DNP, recently received Vanderbilt’s Dean Colleen Conway-Welch Award. The student-selected recognition is bestowed upon a DNP faculty member who demonstrates noteworthy contributions to student learning, either through course instruction or by serving as a supportive advisor or mentor….

Comments sought for accreditation of Master of Nursing program

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will be reviewed for accreditation April 3-5, 2024, by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This will be an evaluation of its Master of Nursing (MN) program. Interested parties may submit written comments concerning Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s qualifications for accreditation. Written third-party comments will be received by…

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