Nursing/Health Sciences

Harris College hosts homecoming event for nursing alumni on Oct. 17

The Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences in holding a special homecoming happy hour for nursing alumni on Friday, Oct. 17 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the new Annie Richardson Bass Building atrium. For a $10 entry fee, guests can enjoy hors d’ouevres and purple margaritas. Significant others and family members are also invited to… Read more »

Updated classrooms introduced in Bass Building

Via TCU360 By Lena Blietz The new addition to the Annie Richardson Bass Building brings new elements of creative learning to students in the Harris College of Nursing and Health Services. “We wanted to facilitate teaching strategies of the future,” Jimmie Borum, assistant professor of professional practice, said. The building opened this fall and features… Read more »

New technology makes simulation look like reality

Via TCU360 By Israel Cano The final phase of the Annie Richardson Bass Building will have new high-tech simulations to give nursing students the feeling they are working in the emergency room. “We have a birthing mannequin that actually delivers a baby and you can make it deliver the baby in different positions,” said Dr…. Read more »

TCU debuts new national advertising campaign

The TCU Marketing & Communication division has unveiled a new multi-channel advertising campaign that celebrates the university’s doers, dreamers and trailblazers. Coinciding with the beginning of the 2014/15 academic year, the campaign integrates TCU’s brand into a focused message that highlights TCU’s difference and competitive advantages. “At TCU, our mission is to educate individuals to… Read more »

Solving global health problems

Delicious chocolate. Wartime neutrality. Skiing down the scenic Alps. That’s what most people think of when they imagine Switzerland. But Lindsey Patton, a TCU graduate nursing students Sharon Gunn, a recent Doctor of Nursing Practice graduate, see Switzerland as the place where they experienced once-in-a-lifetime internships at two of world’s most prestigious health research organizations…. Read more »

Dr. Weeks inducted into National Academies of Practice

Dr. Susan Weeks, acting dean of Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, has been elected as a distinguished fellow and practitioner member of the National Academies of Practice (NAP). She was formally inducted at the April 5 gala membership banquet in Alexandria, VA. Founded in 1981, NAP is an interdisciplinary non-profit organization that advises governmental… Read more »

Construction update: Bass Building addition nears final stages

Construction on the Annie Richardson Bass Building is right on schedule, with the new atrium and addition expected to open on time for Fall 2014 classes. Drywall is up, décor has been selected and painting has begun in many spaces. The new addition will contain a variety of exciting new features, including a health profession… Read more »

New faculty members join Harris College team

Harris College is pleased to introduce seven new faculty members to TCU in the 2013-2014 academic year.   Lisa Bashore Assistant Professor, Doctor of Nursing Practice and Graduate Nursing Program Bashore earned her bachelor’s in nursing at Messiah College in Pennsylvania, her master’s in child health nursing at the State University of New York, and… Read more »