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Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing

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Peavys Make Largest Gift in UST History to Name Nursing School
Dean, Student Recognized in Salute to Nurses
Nursing Students Diagnose, Treat a Community
Nursing Graduates Continue Pinning Tradition
UST Awards $400,000 to Nursing Students
Peavys Make Largest Gift in UST History to Name Nursing School

During the University of St. Thomas commencement ceremony Saturday at Reliant Arena, President Robert Ivany announced the largest gift in the University’s history.  The University intends to recognize Odis Peavy and his wife Carol’s generosity by naming the nursing school in their honor. Read more

Dean, Student Recognized in Salute to Nurses

Poldi Tschirch, dean of the UST School of Nursing, and Juanita Hardy, a junior nursing student, were recognized in a special “Salute to Nurses” feature in the Houston Chronicle on May 11. Tschirch was named one of the Top 10 Nurses, and Hardy received one of three available scholarships. Read more

Nursing Students Diagnose, Treat a Community

The historic Addicks United Methodist Church was given a grim diagnosis, but thanks to an assessment by UST nursing students and a high-tech social media shot in the arm, the prognosis is good. A collaborative outreach project created and executed by 15 nursing students boosted AUMCs attendance by 15 percent. Read more

Nursing Graduates Continue Pinning Tradition

In a long-standing tradition of welcoming graduating nursing students into the nursing profession, the Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing held the Nursing Pinning Ceremony on May 14. The event recognized UST’s first class of nurses to graduate since the nursing school reopened in 2012 after a 26-year hiatus. Read more

UST Awards $400,000 to Nursing Students

More than $400,000 in scholarships was awarded to nursing students during the University of St. Thomas Nursing Scholarship Luncheon on April 22. With about 140 people in attendance in Scanlan Room, the Scholarship Luncheon connected 52 nursing students with the benefactors who made their scholarships possible. Read more

Located just minutes from the Texas Medical Center, the Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing offers students a great education and proximity to innovative medical facilities. A four-year program, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) incorporates UST’s core curriculum, specific pre-nursing courses and courses in the nursing major. The curriculum focuses on patient-centered nursing using a newly developed curriculum based on a construct of healing and holistic care. This major prepares students for initial RN licensure and entry into the workforce.

Students must first be accepted to the University in order to be eligible for admission to the nursing program. Students will apply for admission to the nursing major offered during the junior and senior years.

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For questions about specific nursing pre-requisites, the nursing admission process and other specific program questions please contact us at: nursing@stthom.edu, 713-525-2163

Faculty
Poldi Tschirch, Ph.D., RN, BC, Dean and Professor
tschirp@stthom.edu
713-525-7280

Angelina N. Chambers, Ph.D., RN, CNM
Lucindra Campbell-Law, Ph.D., ANP, PMHNP, BC
Claudine Dufrene, Ph.D., RN-BC, GNP-BC
Pamela J. Hodges, Ph.D., RN
Kristina L. Leyden, MSN, FNP-BC
Christen D. Sadler, MSN, CNM, LCCE
Kelly S. Vandenberg, RN, MSN, Ph.D.

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Tour Hours: Thursday at 9am and Friday at 1pm. (Tours by reservation only)

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