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VCU 2020Transfer Admissions News

From VCU Admissions Office:

  • Virtual open house will take place November 9- November 13, 2020.  Prospective students will get a chance to hear from VCU faculty, staff and students. Also, there will be a virtual student resource fair that prospective students can attend. For more information and to register to attend one of our Virtual Open House events, please direct your students to visit
  • VCU Transfer applications for spring 2021 and fall 2021 are now open and students can begin applying today (students can visit to view the transfer application webpage). The application priority deadline for spring 2021 is November 1, 2020. The application priority deadline for fall 2021 is March 15, 2021.


  •  Applicants with less than 30 semester credit hours will not be required to submit SAT or ACT scores when applying for spring or fall 2021 transfer.


  • VCU Office of Admissions is hosting several virtual transfer information sessions for fall 2020. We encourage prospective students to register for one of the virtual transfer information sessions and learn about VCU’s transfer admissions process and resources. Below are the dates for the virtual transfer information sessions:

November 6, 2020

November 21, 2020

December 4, 2020

December 12, 2020

Attention: October 14th: RN to BSN Transfer Event

This session will get you started on understanding the process of transfer into a BSN program.

Recruiters from the following schools:
George Mason | American Public |Mary Washington |Old Dominion| Virginia Commonwealth | James Madison | University of VA | Grand Canyon 

When: Wednesday  October 14th
Time: 12-1

Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Teamwork, Problem Solving & Communication Skills Interactive Workshop

NOVA SySTEMic is offering a Virtual STEM Careers interactive workshop on Teamwork, Problem Solving, and Communication Skills. Participants will learn about the MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) personality inventory to understand their personality type and how understanding personality preferences can assist in better teamwork, communication and problem solving. The workshop will include Q&A, breakout room discussions, and
sharing best practices. Take your interpersonal skills to the next level! 

Join Us! Tuesday, October 13th @11am via Zoom
NOVA SySTEMic is Northern Virginia Community College’s STEM Outreach Program
Register at

Fresenius Medical Care Recruitment

NVCC Session MECnursing

Be a vital part of something bigger. Join us!
As an entry-level nurse with Fresenius Kidney Care, you will
make a difference in patients’ lives every day. Our entry-level
nurse positions offer rewarding, immersive opportunities to
combine your classroom knowledge with hands-on job
training. Grow personally and professionally as a Pre-Licensed
Nurse or Pre-Licensed Staff.

No need to wait until you pass the NCLEX to start your
nursing career. Be a vital part of a leading Healthcare
Company that offers you:
✓ Up to $14k in Bonus Incentives
✓ Career Path Opportunities
✓ Total Rewards & Benefits
Meet us on campus:
Visit us on campus or meet us virtually to learn
how you can put your education to work
helping patients thrive.
Unable to attend an event or have questions?
Contact your Campus Recruiter.

Registration: text the word “nvccnurse” to 781-217-3238

Grand Canyon RN to BSN Information Session

Dear Nursing Student,

Have you considered all of the career benefits and rewards of earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)? Earning your RN to BSN positions you to not only make a greater difference but to mobilize change for improving patient care. Please register to join Grand Canyon University for an information session with Rachael Thornton, University Development Counselor:

DATE: Sep 28, 2020 TIME: 4:00 PM EST

Please click on the link to register:   Registration

Flyer: Commit to Your Career Growth

UVA’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Dear colleagues,

I hope we’ll see you in a few days at our upcoming lunch-and-learn with leaders and program administrators from UVA’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

This webinar is designed specifically for faculty and staff so you can learn more about our bachelor’s degree completion programs, the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) and Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management (BPHM). It’s a wonderful opportunity to ask questions and hear how your students can complete a liberal arts degree from the University of Virginia on a part-time, online basis.

If you’d like to join us, please take a moment to RSVP for our for our upcoming session on Thursday, September 24 from noon to 1 p.m.

Thanks again, we look forward to hearing from you!

Alex Hernandez

CMD Medical Imaging Virtual Career Fair

Students, alumni, and current practitioners at your Medical Imaging program are invited to register for the CMD Medical Imaging Virtual Career Fair, taking place online from Wednesday, August 26 through Saturday, August 29.

Practicing Radiologic Technologists, MRI Technologists, Sonographers, Radiation Therapists, Cardiologic Technologists, Nuclear Medicine Technologists and students currently enrolled in accredited education programs across Virginia will be participating in this exclusive networking event to learn about career opportunities at numerous hospitals, healthcare facilities, and practice groups seeking Medical Imaging Professionals for immediate hire in Virginia and the surrounding region.

Participants may register for this career event on our website at

Starting on the morning of August 26, candidates who have registered in advance will receive login credentials for the virtual fair, so that they may log in at their convenience from their phones, laptops, or tablets. The fair will remain open through midnight on August 29.

Would you please share this invitation with Medical Imaging Professionals at your institution so that they will be aware of this career-planning opportunity?




Please contact me if you or your students have any questions about the Virginia Medical Imaging Virtual Career Fair

HCA Healthcare job Opportunities

Looking for a job?  Check out these two opportunities:

• For less experienced new grads seeking a unit where they can develop and build upon strong foundational nursing skills, we had an opportunity on our Medical Unit arise-

• For new grads seeking higher acuity, but not quite ICU who preferably possess tech or CNA experience, we have an opportunity on our Progressive care Unit-