Linda Norman Archives
School of Nursing kicks off strategic planning process
Jul. 31, 2014—Nearly 200 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members took part in a special planning retreat last weekend, kicking off a six-month process to develop the school’s strategic vision.
VUSN’s gerontological nursing efforts recognized
Jun. 12, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been awarded membership in the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) in recognition of the highest level of commitment to the field of gerontological nursing.
Nursing graduates embrace chance to improve health care
May. 15, 2014—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, told graduates during Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week that “this is the most exciting time to be a new master’s or doctorally prepared nurse because nursing is more appreciated than ever.
Photo: VUSN Pinning
Dec. 19, 2013—School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., awarded a VUSN pin to 16 students at Sunday’s pinning ceremony at Benton Chapel.
School of Nursing receives renewal of HRSA grants
Sep. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $427,499 award from the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) for 2013-14, marking the 10th consecutive year that VUSN has received the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
VUSN students pursue varied paths
Aug. 29, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is welcoming 452 new students who are pursuing either a Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nurse Practice or Ph.D. in Nursing Science degree.
Nursing School gains renewal of HHS grants
Aug. 22, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $427,499 award from the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grants for 2013-14, marking the 10th consecutive year that VUSN has received the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Pinning ceremony celebrates VUSN students
Aug. 8, 2013—Nearly 300 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students received their professional pins of Nursing at a ceremony held Sunday at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in downtown Nashville.
New deans in place at three Vanderbilt schools as fall semester approaches
Jun. 27, 2013—Three of Vanderbilt’s graduate and professional schools have new deans effective July 1.
Norman named dean of School of Nursing
Jun. 7, 2013—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., who for 22 years has spearheaded curricular innovations at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), will become the school’s new dean pending Board of Trust approval, effective July 1.
Conway-Welch to step down as School of Nursing dean
Nov. 12, 2012—After serving more than 28 years as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), and as the second longest sitting dean of any U.S. nursing school, Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., CNM, the Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing and a national leader in nursing education, will retire from this role at the end...
Event celebrates Vanderbilt endowed chair holders
Aug. 30, 2012—Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members were honored for extraordinary contributions to their respective fields during an Aug. 28 celebration of endowed chair holders at the Student Life Center.