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Congratulations Dr. Brenda Binder!

Congratulations to Dr. Brenda Binder who was honored by the Good Samaritan Foundation at a luncheon at the Omni Hotel in Houston.  Dr. Binder was awarded the Gold medal in the category of Nursing Education - Faculty. This is a great honor as she was selected from a large pool of highly qualified nominees.

The Good Samaritan Foundation (GSF) is a fund raising and grant-making organization dedicated solely to Texas nursing. Its mission is to increase the quantity of nurses dedicated to clinical care and to improve the quality of nurse education and training. Established in 1951 by a group of prominent Houstonians, the Foundation's governance today is comprised of a diverse group of leaders in Texas business, healthcare, and philanthropy. Good Samaritan Scholars is the nation’s largest privately-supported scholarship program for nursing, distributing more than $15 million in financial aid to 15,000+ nurses since inception.In addition, three of the Silver medalists honored today are TWU-Houston PhD graduates/students:

  • Ifeoma Ezeobele (graduate 2008) - Nursing Education - Clinician
  • Cynthia Stinson (graduate 2006) - Nursing Education - Faculty
  • Charlie Elliott (current PhD student) - Nursing Administration and Leadership

Nursing Information Session

The College of Nursing will be hosting an information session for prospective bachelor of science nursing students on Friday, Oct. 17th from 10am-12pm at the Dallas CenterLearn more about the info session or register online.

Accreditation Information

The College of Nursing is fully accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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