Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 09:29

Bachelor of Science in Nursing applicants interested in applying for Spring 2019 admission can APPLY HERE. If you have questions, please contact us at (804) 627-5300.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:49

Get the latest College of Nursing news; the newest edition of On Track is here!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 12:42

Our 2016-2017 Annual Report is here! We had another successful year at the College and had plenty to share. Check out the Men in Nursing cover story, new scholarship initiatives, and learn what our faculty, staff and students are doing to promote the best in nursing...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 13:59


RICHMOND, Va. (November 27, 2017) – Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing has been approved for an initial grant of institutional accreditation by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) through February 28, 2021. ABHES is approved by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) for...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:22

Congratulations to our newest DAISY, Deanna Allison, MSN, RN (pictured above with Dean Sorbello presenting the Healer's Touch sculpture). An excerpt from her nomination explains why she was selected as our 2017 DAISY Faculty Award winner!

The nomination read: “Deanna is a highly engaged teacher who goes the extra mile to ensure that...

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 13:09

Click here for our statement on BSMCON accreditation. For further information, please visit our accreditation page.

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 11:43

This issue looks back at the last 100 years of nursing education here at Bon Secours. Get familiar with our new faculty and staff, learn more about our Global Outreach initiatives, and see what our alumni are up to!

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 12:08

As previously stated, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced June 15, 2016, its recommendation to deny continuing approval to the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), which provides accreditation to more than 200 colleges and universities nationwide, including Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (BSMCON). On June 23, 2016, this recommendation was considered by the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) which...

Friday, June 17, 2016 - 08:08


The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced June 15, 2016 its recommendation that the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), which provides accreditation to over 200 colleges and universities nationwide, including the Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (BSMCON) and 17 other Virginia schools, lose its status as an accrediting agency. On June 23, 2016 the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) voted to...

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 10:43

Ms. Mikelaites has accomplished so much in the last two years since she joined the College of Nursing. In addition to creating courses, she has been preparing to teach Business of Health Care and Complex Systems this summer. She’s also been a leader and mentor to our students, participating in VNA legislative day. This past...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 13:56

Please join the College of Nursing for a tea to celebrate the Class of 1986 30th reunion on Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 2:00 - 5:00pm at 8550 Magellan Parkway, Richmond, VA 23227. Please RSVP by June 9 to Cindy Gentry Nunnally at 804-781-0785 or nicruncindy@yahoo.com. 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:04

Boca Raton, Fla. – April 14, 2016 — Campus Management Corp., a leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services for higher education, today announced that Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (BSMCON) and St. Mary’s Hospital School of Medical Imaging (SOMI) have selected CampusNexus® Student and CampusNexus CRM to replace their long-standing student information systems.

BSMCON and SOMI strive to offer students a high degree of personalization, but their existing...

Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 22:21

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 13:16

Nurse Journal released their annual rankings and Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing made the grade, coming in at No. 19 for the Eastern Region. To determine their  rankings, they evaluated 1,189 schools and selected 20 metrics, sorting them into five categories: quality, affordability, convenience, satisfaction, and value. For a complete...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 13:56

The DAISY Awards were held Monday, May 18 at Campus Forum. The College had a total of 21 nominees who received recognition, leading up to the announcement of our first DAISY Award winner, Tammy Krukiel. Tammy was praised in her nomination as "a model for the nursing profession." She was recognized for her interactive teaching that helped students better understand patients in her Geriatrics class with simulated exercises that included vision loss...

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 10:59

The DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 by the family of  J. Patrick Barnes who died of complications of the auto-immune disease idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP) at the age of 33. Patrick's family was awestruck by the care and compassion his nurses provided, not only to Pat, but to everyone in his family. They wanted to recognize extraordinary nurses everywhere who make an enormous difference in the lives of so many people by the super-human work they do everyday...

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 11:08

Richmond, Va., May 6, 2014—Holly L. Pugh, MSHA, BSN, RN-BC CIN CHSE, Director, Clinical Simulation Center, at Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing has been selected through competitive application for the year-long Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators, the National League for Nursing’s faculty leadership development initiative, designed for those interested in assuming a...

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 13:28

Scarlett Gregory, a senior at Bon Secours St. Mary’s School of Medical Imaging was selected to attend the American Association of Radiologic Technologists’ Leadership Development Program. Scarlett has been serving as an intern with the Virginia Society of Radiological Technologists. She is one of only two imaging students from the state of Virginia selected to attend this prestigious national program. Scarlett’s career interest is in Mammography and we wish her...

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 10:38

Thirteen Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing students have been selected for a 2014 Summer Externship with Bon Secours Richmond hospitals or VCU Health System from a competitive pool of nursing students throughout the region. 

Competition was intense and the application process was rigorous for these paid educational experiences that take place during the summer following the junior year. Externship placements included a variety of nursing units within the Bon Secours...

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 09:50

Director of Student Success, Ashley E. Racine, for Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing has been elected as the Advising Students with Disabilities Chair of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Ms. Racine will assume this leadership role at the end of the NACADA Annual Conference being held in Minneapolis, Minn. in October and serve in this position until October 2016.

The National Academic Advising Association was...

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 15:02

It was a milestone year for our College. Read about our first BSN class, our new Ambassador program, new scholarship winners and more.

Annual Report.

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 13:39

RICHMOND, Va. (February 20, 2014) — Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (BSMCON) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Barbara Sorbello as dean of nursing effective March 10, 2014. Dr. Sorbello joins BSMCON from St. Francis Medical Center, a Bon Secours Richmond Health System facility, where she currently serves as the administrative director for professional development and retention and the Magnet and Pathway to Excellence program director. 


Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:40

Bon Secours Richmond recently announced plans for the Westhampton School property at 5800 Patterson Avenue. The property will be used by Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing and the St. Mary's School of Medical Imaging. The building will be renovated and all attempts will be made to keep as much of the original structure as possible.

The Westhampton School is a historic building that was built in 1917 and served as an elementary school and a high school. Annexed by the City of...

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 14:21

For the thirteenth consecutive year, Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (BSMCON) is sending a team of students, alumni and faculty on a mission trip to provide care to the poor and disenfranchised. The following students, alumni, and faculty have been chosen for the 2013 Mission Team. The team will travel to Haiti May 8 - May 15, 2013.

Allison Brook
Phillip Denny
Nicole Elmore
Jennifer Hawkins
Jenna Nelson
Nicole Simmons
Kathy Faw (Alumni...

Monday, August 27, 2012 - 09:31

Program is designed for working RNs to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing's online RN to BSN completion degree program, which began in fall 2011, has graduated its first three students. The program is designed for working RNs who hold an RN diploma or associate’s degree and seek to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

The online RN to BSN program allows working nurses the flexibility to complete their degree while...

Monday, June 18, 2012 - 09:30

the college received a five-year accreditation, the longest duration a new program can receive

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (BSMCON) is pleased to announce recent accreditation for its BSN and RN to BSN degree completion program by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036. After four years of planning and implementation, the College received a five-year accreditation, the longest duration a new...

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 00:00

the team provided care for nearly 2,000 Haitians.

A team of 11 students, alumni and faculty from Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (BSMCON) returned to Richmond last week after serving a weeklong mission in Haiti. From May 15-22, the team provided care to roughly 2,000 underserved Haitians in the Northern Central Plateau region; these individuals would not have received health care otherwise.

Since 2000, Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing has conducted...

Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 00:00

College transitions to a bachelor of science program

Coinciding with the celebration of National Nurses Week, Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing is proud to announce the graduation exercises for 38 students completing the RN diploma program. These students completed 30 months of intense nursing education, including more than 1,000 hours of clinical training.

The ceremony will be held on May 10, 2012 at 7 p.m. at Grove Avenue Baptist Church in...