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Boot Camps Train, Prepare Students for Nursing School
Nursing Students and Faculty Inducted into Honor Society
School of Nursing Earns National Accreditation
Nursing Simulation Lab Leads to Success in the Clinic
Peavys Make Largest Gift in UST History to Name Nursing School
Boot Camps Train, Prepare Students for Nursing School

During the week-long camps held prior to the beginning of the spring semester, Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing  students learned how to adjust to the academic rigors of nursing school, to succeed in the nursing statistics class and to prepare for the Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) exam. Read more

Nursing Students and Faculty Inducted into Honor Society

Friends and family watched as 32 members of the University of St. Thomas School of Nursing were inducted into the University of St. Thomas Honor Society of Nursing (USTHSON). This was the first induction ceremony since the school’s closing, 28 years ago. Read more

School of Nursing Earns National Accreditation

The Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing at the University of St. Thomas in Houston now has nationally accredited baccalaureate nursing program. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, or CNNE, a prestigious national accrediting body for schools that offer baccalaureate and graduate programs in nursing, approved UST's accreditation in November. Read more

Nursing Simulation Lab Leads to Success in the Clinic

In the world of nursing, experience is everything. That is why nursing students in the Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing spend so much time practicing their craft in their basic and advanced simulation labs. Read more

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

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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