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Dean’s Letter

Dean’s Message

Dear alumni, colleagues and supporters: The cover of Vanderbilt Nurse beautifully captures the combination of the Collegiate Gothic style of Godchaux Hall with the contemporary glass expanse of our new four-story atrium. Together they form the entrance to the new School of Nursing building, which opened with great celebration on Jan. 22. It is a…

Posted in Dean's Column, Dean's Letter, Issue, News Around the School, Spring 2019, Vanderbilt Nurse News |


Dean’s Message

Dear alumni, colleagues and supporters, A few weeks ago, we welcomed a wonderful and excited group of new students to the Vanderbilt School of Nursing and said “welcome back” to an equally wonderful and enthusiastic group of returning MSN, Post-Master’s, DNP and PhD students. Altogether, more than 800 students selected VUSN for their nursing education…

Posted in Dean's Column, Dean's Letter, Fall 2018, Vanderbilt Nurse News |


Dean’s Message

Dear alumni, colleagues and supporters, How do you define a community? Is it the people you interact with day to day? Is it your physical building or the neighborhoods surrounding the place you live and work? Is it a town, a city, a region or even a state? The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing defines…

Posted in Dean's Column, Dean's Letter, Issue, Spring 2018, Vanderbilt Nurse News |


Dean’s Message

Dear Alumni, Colleagues and Supporters, As dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), I have the opportunity to make a lot of announcements and speeches. I speak at Commencement and pinning ceremonies; address prospective students at our fall and spring open houses; talk at receptions for alumni, students and visitors; deliver remarks to…

Posted in Dean's Column, Dean's Letter, Issue, Summer 2017, Vanderbilt Nurse News |


Dean’s Message

Dear Alumni, Colleagues and Supporters, Each autumn, I deliver a State-of-the-School presentation to alumni at Reunion. The presentation includes facts and figures — how many students, in which specialties, current NCLEX-RN pass rates — and so on. I discuss research growth, clinical practice and strategic goals. I also share news and achievements. In some ways,…

Posted in Dean's Column, Dean's Letter, Departments, Issue, Vanderbilt Nurse News, Winter 2017 |


Dean’s Letter

January 2015 Dear Alumni and friends, Welcome to the first installment of a monthly electronic communication aimed to update you about the most relevant activities and news from the School of Nursing. As we start the New Year, we are starting our transition from reporting to the Vice Chancellor of the Medical Center to reporting…

Posted in Dean's Letter, Vanderbilt Nurse News |



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