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 pmdillon@vcu.edu or visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEscOiuqTsuG9CCNsqHfPGWwjN4EELf1hfU.

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 aacn@careereco.com.

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 dhsd.vcu.edu.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Lorayah Lenore at ltlenore@vcu.edu

VCU School of Nursing Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registry Set

Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2019 from noon to 5 p.m.

VCU’s School of Nursing and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive and bone marrow registry. The event will be held in Room 2001B, Sadie Heath Cabaniss Hall, 1100 E. Leigh St. Sign up to donate blood at the following URL. Representatives from Be the Match Bone Marrow registry will also be available. For more information, contact Genevieve Beaird at gbeaird@vcu.edu or visit http://redcrossblood.org.

Discover Medicine in Argentina

The Global Education Office will be offering Discover Medicine in Argentina , a medical shadowing program led by Dr. Antonia Abbate during winter break 2019.

Interested students are encouraged to attend their information session on Monday, October 29th, from 4PM-4:30PM
Location: Global Education Office 912 W. Grace St. 4th Floor