Nursing/Health Sciences

Harris College instructors recognized for professional excellence

Kinesiology department chair recognized by Chancellor for distinguished achievement Dr. Joel Mitchell, kinesiology department chair, was the Harris College nominee for The Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Achievement as a Creative Teacher and Scholar at TCU for 2013. Every year, each college within the University nominates one tenured faculty member for the award and the winner is… Read more »

A Q&A with the first Master of Social Work cohort

The newest addition to the Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Master of Social Work (MSW) program, just took off last fall. And so far, students have clocked numerous hours of community service and taken courses like “Diversity and Social Justice.” To uncover the experiences of the first cohort, communications intern Vicky Wang… Read more »

Study abroad students explore Irish health care system

Over spring break, a group of 10 Harris College students traveled to Ireland as part of the course Global Perspectives in Health. The trip allowed them to gain interdisciplinary exposure and interact with professionals on a global level, fitting with TCU’s mission “to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens… Read more »

Pinwheel project casts light on child abuse

By Rick Waters TCU Magazine The blue and silver blades twirled with every breeze, and on this gusty April afternoon, the pinwheels were seemingly in perpetual motion. Each one representing one child abused last year in Tarrant County. Five thousand six hundred and eighty-nine in all. Child deaths, sexual assaults, siblings fighting off abusers to… Read more »

Pinwheel Project coming up April 7-8

Part of the TCU campus will be covered in thousands blue and white pinwheels during Alliance for Children’s Pinwheel Project on April 7-8, 2014. The TCU College of Education, Department of Social Work and Institute of Child Development have joined with Alliance For Children to raise awareness about child abuse and other crimes against children…. Read more »

Alumnus elected president of leading national nursing association

Les Rodriguez, a graduate of TCU’s Master of Science in Nursing program, has been elected to serve as the President of the 2014-2015 National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) Board of Directors. Currently, Rodriguez is the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Pain Management at Arlington Oaks Medical Clinics in Arlington, Texas. He earned his master’s degree from the… Read more »

Online graduate nursing program ranked among nation’s best

The results are in: Once again, U.S. News & World Report has ranked TCU’s graduate nursing program among the top in the nation. Rankings are published in the magazine’s 2015 “Best Online Programs” edition, which was released online March 11 and will hit newsstands April 8. TCU comes in at No. 23, up several spots… Read more »