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TWU College Of Nursing
Celebrates 50 Years
DENTON — The
Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing will celebrate
its 50th anniversary with a conference and banquet on April 16 during
The conference, titled
“Nursing Values, Patient Needs and Political Realities: Contradictions
& Confluence,” will take place on TWU’s Denton campus
from 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The goal of the conference is to provide
a forum for participants to consider how nursing values continue
to offer a foundation upon which to approach present and future
issues and challenges.
Presenters include Dr.
Patsy Keyser, TWU professor emerita; Dr. Cheryl Taylor, director
of the office of nursing, Southern University and A&M College
School of Nursing; and Dr. Lynn Wieck, president, Texas Nurses Association.
Registration is $50 before
April 5 by calling the TWU Office of Lifelong Learning at (940)
898-3408. After April 5, the conference cost is $60. A boxed lunch
is available for $10. TWU has applied to the Texas Nurses Association
for six continuing education credits for conference participants.
Following the conference,
an anniversary reception will take place in Hubbard Hall, also on
TWU’s Denton campus. At 6 p.m. the banquet will begin in Hubbard
Dr. Carolyn Gunning,
former dean of the College of Nursing and interim provost at TWU,
will be the banquet’s featured speaker. Banquet tickets are
$30 per person and are available by calling Lifelong Learning at
(940) 898-3408 by April 5.
The Texas State College
for Women, now TWU, established a baccalaureate nursing degree program
that replaced the Parkland Hospital School Nursing in 1954. In 1960,
at the request of the Texas Medical Center, the program was expanded
to Houston. Today, Texas Woman’s University has the largest
nursing program in the state of Texas, offering bachelors, masters
and doctoral degrees.
will take place on TWU’s Dallas and Houston campuses in October
and November, respectively.
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Tel: (940) 898-3456