Centennial Celebration 1908-2008
From July 2008 to June 2009, the School of Nursing celebrated it's centennial year taking great pride in our accomplishments and deep appreciation for the students, faculty, staff and alumni who have contributed greatly to nursing education and research, and to the profession of nursing. [Centennial website]
Centennial Lecture Series
Clayton M. Christensen, DBA [video]
Congressman Jim Cooper, U.S. House of Representatives [video]
Senator Bill Frist, MD [video]
Martha Hill, RN, PhD, FAAN [video]
Gen Russel Honore’
John P. Howe III, MD [video]
Barbara J. Safriet [video of lecture sponsored by the Patricia Townsend Meador Endowed Fund, presented 09/01/09]
Tom Scully, JD [slides |video of presentation]
Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN [video]
Photos on the timeline were made possible by the assistance from many organizations including the Jane and Alexander Heard Library, Eskind Biomedical Library, Metro Nashville Archives, The Tennessean and many archival and photography resources through Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Honoring Our "Top 100"
A group of 100 School of Nursing alumni and faculty were nominated and selected to be the “100 Leaders: 100 Years.” The selection committee comprised of alumni and faculty felt these 100 people have made a significant contribution to the nursing profession. We delight in honoring this prestigious group of leaders in the world of nursing. [Centennial Gala Program]
- Deans & Director of the School of Nursing
- Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day
- Julia Hereford Society & Centennial Wrap Up Reception
Sharing Our Stories
Book, scarves, ties are still available to purchase from the Vanderbilt Bookstore.