Published: September 12, 2011
Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Nursing Program Coordinator Hannah Anderson has been selected among the Virginia Nurses Foundation’s (VNF) 40 Under 40 future nursing leaders. Honorees will be recognized on Saturday, September 24 during VNF’s Fourth Annual Gala at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond.
The award recognizes registered nurses throughout Virginia under age 40 for their vision and leadership, innovation and achievement, growth and development and other criteria.
“I am honored to be selected by the Virginia Nurses Foundation to receive this recognition. I recognize it as both an honor and a responsibility,” said Anderson. “I remain committed to nursing education and to advancing the nursing profession and the health of the citizens of the Commonwealth, the Hampton Roads region, and specifically, the Virginia Peninsula.”
Anderson joined TNCC in April and is also an associate professor. She earned both Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Nursing from Norfolk State University and a Master’s degree in Nursing Education from Walden University.
A native of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Suffolk resident, she has an extensive background in higher education having been Director of Nursing Education at ECPI, a Fortis College faculty member and Practical Nursing Program Coordinator at Centura College.
Additionally, she is an instructor at Kaplan University and holds board certification in Medical/Surgical Nursing. She has also worked as a travel nurse and has clinical experience in Coronary Care, Intensive Care, Medical/Surgical and home health settings.
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