Traditional Bachelor of Science Nursing Program Enters Third Year at UH at Katy
The fall cohort of future nurses at the University of Houston is primed to enter a profession with challenges, but with much community support. “There are 47 traditional nursing students in our fall Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) Program cohort," said Kathryn Tart, professor and founding dean of the UH College of Nursing.
Nurse-managed Health Clinic Receives Continue Support for Midtown’s Homeless
The UH College of Nursing’s nurse-managed health clinic is receiving a $30,000 grant from the Texas Methodist Foundation to support its work with homeless populations in Houston’s Midtown. “This is a continuation of funding that started with a $60,000 Texas Methodist Foundation grant last year,” said Shainy Varghese, associate professor of nursing, nurse practitioner and clinic director.
Nursing Professors Seek Removal of Bias in Nursing Education
An article by Shermel Edwards-Maddox, University of Houston College of Nursing professor of practice, and Danielle Quintana, clinical assistant professor, explores ethics and implicit bias in nursing education. The article, published in the journal Teaching and Learning, says “nurses possess the responsibility of promoting equality and diversity by treating all pati and colleagues with respect and dignity.”
Nursing Student Credits Parents, UHin4 in Reaching Graduation Goal
The graduation celebration for Maria Espinoza will be a special one that acknowledges her accomplishment and the sacrifices made by her family to help her reach her college dreams. Espinoza, a first-generation student, will be graduating from the UH College of Nursing. She says her parents had little education and worked several jobs to ensure their children had academic opportunities that put them on the road to a better life.
Top Nurses in Houston Includes UH College of Nursing Professor
Shainy Varghese, associate professor and nurse practitioner in the University of Houston College of Nursing, has been selected one of the Top 150 Nurses for this year’s Houston Chronicle Salute to Nurses. The annual recognition occurs during National Nurses Week, May 6-12th, and honors nurses who have made a tangible, positive impact in the nursing community.
Former Energy Secretary Honored by Supply Chain Program, Houston Maritime Center
The UH Supply Chain and Logistics Technology program, alongside the Houston Maritime Center honored former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz for his contributions within the energy transition. Fittingly, Moniz received the Maritime Education in Energy Transition award during CERAWeek, the world’s preeminent discussion of energy industry.