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Fall Forum 2014

In celebration of TWU College of Nursing's 60th Anniversary, the Nelda C.Stark College of Nursing Houston Center and Beta Beta-Houston Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International will present FALL FORUM 2014.  Dr. Cindy Zolnierek, Executive Director of the Texas Nurses Association will present "Speak To Be Heard: Effective Advocacy".  Please register for the Fall Forum by October 1, 2014.  Click here for complete details and registration information.

60th Anniversary Celebration "Come and Go" Reception

A reception will be held at the Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing Houston Center on Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  All are welcome to come and tour the facilities and see the classrooms and labs in action.  There will be a display of TWU Nursing history throughout the last 60 years.  Please RSVP by October 6, 2014 by calling (713) 794-2100 or email to

Houston Nursing Information Session

The College of Nursing will be hosting an information session for prospective nursing students on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 pm in Room 1120 at the Houston campusPlease note that there is no academic advising or registering for classes at this session.  Click here to register online.

The Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing

APRN Clinical Faculty Needed for GNE Demonstration Project

View more information about the GNE Demonstration Project.

About the Houston Center

The Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center is located in the renowned Texas Medical Center, the world's largest concentration of healthcare academic and research institutions.  The Houston center offers the programs enhanced by clinical and advanced technologies in simulation and online learning.


View the Houston Center faculty directory.

Houston Center Programs


As the fourth largest city in the United States and the largest city in Texas, Houston also offers our students a wealth of social, cultural, and entertainment activities.  In 2008, Houston was ranked first by Forbes magazine as Best Cities for College Graduates.  We are glad that you are considering pursuit of your higher education goals with us. Our faculty and staff look forward to ensuring that you achieve your dreams. 


Director of Graduate Nursing: Dr. Brenda Binder, (713) 794-2100
PhD/DNP Coordinator: Dr. Sandra Cesario, (713) 794-2110
APRN Coordinator: Dr. Michael Mistric (713) 794-2196
ACE Coordinator: Dr. Susan Mellott (713) 794-2148)
BS Nursing Coordinator: Teresa Maharaj (713) 794-2162
RN to BS/MS Coordinator: Barb Baudler, (713) 794- 2889

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Houston Center Building

Houston Center
6700 Fannin
Houston, Texas
(713) 794-2100

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Departmental scholarships for the Houston Nursing Department are offered annually. More about “HOUSTON NURSING DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS”...

Houston Center News

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TWU Nursing Faculty and Students Experience Vietnam

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Open House

Each semester, the TWU College of Nursing offers seminars and open houses to introduce prospective students to our campus. For more information, click here.