By Teresa Webb Program Mentor, College of Health Professions As a mentor of graduate nursing studens, I have found that many of the traits necessary to performing as a professionally competent nurse are the same traits required to be a successful WGU student who thrives in our self-paced, competency-based educational
Nursing graduate Christopher Ray took charge of his life and his destiny, going from laid-off truck driver to ER charge nurse in a level one designated trauma hospital.
If you want to know how you can have job security right now in Texas, ask a nurse.
Each year, across Texas and our nation, we pay tribute to one of the most challenging and rewarding professions—nursing.
Thirty-three-year-old WGU Texas graduate Yovaletta Sullivan experienced multiple life-changing events in just a few years. Yovaletta was working as a nurse in Houston and wanted a second degree to help her advance in her career. As a wife and a mother of a six-year-old daughter who has special needs, Yovaletta
Thirty-six-year-old WGU Texas graduate Lesley Poole lives in Victoria. As a small-town hub in south Texas, situated two hours from San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi and Houston, it's no wonder, Lesley said, that "we call Victoria the crossroads." Victoria is growing, but not in a metropolitan kind of way, where
This month at WGU Texas, we’re highlighting our College of Health Professions and recognizing our amazing nurses—the lifeblood of Texas’ healthcare system. Today’s spotlight is on Robbie Murphy, a distinguished nursing professor at San Jacinto College, one of our community college partners. Robbie received her M.S. Nursing—Education in 2012 from
On Saturday, April 12, WGU Texas recognized the hard work of two cohorts of prelicensure B.S. in Nursing students from Dallas and Houston, in a pinning ceremony that traces its roots back more than 130 years to Florence Nightingale. Since the early days of Nightingale's "Training School for Nurses," it
On Wednesday, February 12, a group of WGU Texas nursing students and alumni, Chancellor Ray Martinez, Community Relations Manager Wendi Prater, and WGU’s Chief Nursing Officer Jan Jones-Schenk, gathered at the Hilton Hotel in Dallas, Texas for the Promise of Nursing for Texas Gala . This exclusive event, hosted by
Happy National Nurses Week! This week across the U.S. we join to celebrate the hard working professionals we rely on for our health and well-being: nurses. At WGU Texas, our College of Health Professions provides state-of-the-art training and instruction to our nursing students working on the BSN and MSN degrees.