How Community Engagement Initiatives Are Creating a Healthier Richmond community

Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

VCU’s School of Nursing will host a virtual event to discuss community engagement initiatives. Join two of the school’s faculty members, Pam Parsons, Ph.D., School of Nursing associate dean for practice and community engagement, and Kimberly Battle, Ph.D., FNP-BC, as they discuss continuous efforts to create healthier communities in the Richmond area by bringing accessible health care resources to residents. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact TaLees Owens at or (804) 828-5548 or visit

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation Informational Session

Tuesday, Sep. 7, 2021 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Join faculty and staff from the VCU School of Nursing and VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation to learn about a new graduate certificate program that will make it simpler for those with an interest in innovation to develop products and solutions to challenges facing the health care industry. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Lloyd Young at or visit

A faculty member at the School of Nursing has created a new course for fall 2021 about mental illness and how it is conceptualized in Western culture!


Using Technology to Help Seniors Age in Place

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m.

Jane Chung, Ph.D., RN, an assistant professor in the VCU School of Nursing’s Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, will present her research, “Using Technology to Help Seniors Age in Place.” The discussion is part of the Discovery Dialogues Series hosted by VCU’s C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research. The series, open to all, is a regular event that bridges the divide between science, health research and the public. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Pam Dillon, Pharm.D., research liaison, at or visit

Diversity Career Fair

VCU Career Services is hosting a Diversity Career Fair on Wednesday, October 7th. Of the 76 employers registered, about 14  are seeking students either in health professions coursework or related fields – including radiation sciences and nursing.

Students can view the list of these specific employers here.

Register for the fair and sign up for sessions with these employers here. NOTE:  You must sign up for sessions in order to connect with the employers during this virtual event.

Discover Nursing Virtual Fair

Register now to attend the Discover Nursing Virtual Fair on Wed. Oct. 7th (10am-8pm EST). Learn more about the nursing profession and top nursing programs nationwide by chatting with admissions teams, faculty, and students at this live, FREE, online event.

During the fair, prospective students will be able to:

  • Connect with multiple schools at once
  • Explore which nursing school is a right fit for them
  • Use this opportunity to ask questions about the nursing profession, admission requirements, prerequisites, elements of a strong application, and more

AACN encourages all prospective students to register and attend! Questions? Send an email to

VCU Health Sciences Pipeline Programs

VCU Health Sciences Pipeline Programs applications are now OPEN! Students who complete the programs are given opportunities for incredible experiential learning and the ability to build social capital by connecting with admissions faculty in the various health professions programs.

For Juniors, Seniors, and Post-Baccalaureate Students, they have SAEP (Summer Academic Enrichment Program)

For Freshman – Seniors they have ACHE (Allied Health Career Exploration) and Pharmacy Preview Day. Check out an awesome video from their AHCE program last Summer: AHCE Video.

For more information and to apply, please visit  If you have any questions, please reach out to Lorayah Lenore at

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