Nursing Archives

Prevent Lyme disease

June 15, 2010

It’s that time of year again. The sun is shining, children are playing soccer or baseball, and families are spending more time outdoors. Weekend visits to favorite parks, lakes or other grassy, wooded areas occur more frequently. But be careful – all of these activities put outdoor lovers at risk for the tick-borne illness called Lyme disease.

HSC hosts spring commencement ceremonies

May 17, 2010

The Texas A&M Health Science Center will host commencement ceremonies for the College of Nursing on Friday, May 21, the College of Medicine and School of Rural Public Health on Saturday, May 22 and the Baylor College of Dentistry on Thursday, May 27. The inaugural commencement for the Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy in Kingsville occurred Saturday (May 15).

Students partner to reduce medication errors

May 7, 2010

HSC and Texas A&M University collaborated during the spring semester in a student competition designed to protect patient health and safety.

Nursing receives approval from board

April 23, 2010

Preparing to graduate its second class next month, the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing reached another milestone Thursday (April 22) with a change in approval status of its undergraduate degree program from “initial” to “full” by the Texas Board of Nursing.

Quinlan family begins scholarship at CON

March 10, 2010

The children of Edmund Francis and Willie Mae Quinlan have made a $105,000 gift to create an endowed scholarship that honors their parents and benefits a student in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing.

Support pledged for Round Rock campus

February 11, 2010

In support of the recently opened TAMHSC Round Rock campus, the Seton Medical Center Williamson has pledged $600,000 toward development of the TAMHSC’s nursing program in Williamson County. The St. David’s Foundation also has given $250,000 to support overall development of the campus.

Nursing receives accreditation

October 9, 2009

As it prepares to graduate its first class in December, the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing has been awarded full five-year accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Board.

Wilkerson approved as dean of nursing

July 17, 2009

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Friday approved Sharon Wilkerson, Ph.D., R.N., as the dean of the TAMHSC College of Nursing. Dr. Wilkerson has been acting dean and professor in the college since its July 2008 inception.

State provides funding to support COM

June 22, 2009

The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) will receive continued funding from the state for expansion of the TAMHSC-College of Medicine at its campuses in Bryan-College Station, Temple and Round Rock and additional support for creation of a biosecurity initiative in the Rio Grande Valley following the signing of legislation by Gov. Rick Perry.