“Thank you for believing in me, believing in my purpose, and the change I can make in healthcare. I will continue to serve my patients with grace, humility, and compassion. More importantly with your kind gift, I will continue to advance the nursing profession.”

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The School of Nursing at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is at the forefront of nursing education. We demonstrate excellence in nursing leadership through our innovative teaching, quality research, compassionate care and community service for our South Texas community and beyond.

Philanthropic support from alumni and friends of the School of Nursing is crucial to making innovative advancements in education, patient care and research. Your support has helped the School rank in the top 6 percent for the best Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program in the nation out of 694 schools as well as third in the state according to U.S. News & World Report. The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree is ranked 57th in the country.

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Sculpture Honors Nightingale, Beckons Students to the Future

Nursing Professor Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, and husband, Alexander B. Hamilton, oversaw the design and creation of a bronze sculpture of Florence Nightingale, one of the founders of modern nursing.


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Student Support Center Needs Your Help to Prepare Students

The School of Nursing’s Student Success Center provides students with a full spectrum of academic support beginning with their first semester and continuing through licensure exam preparation.


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Planned Gifts Offer Myriad Ways to Support School

Gift planning provides a unique opportunity to leave a legacy to the School of Nursing through estate plans. In some cases, donors can reduce their income tax and avoid capital gains tax.


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“This scholarship will help me continue my education and focus on my goal of becoming an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. I am excited to be back at the School of Nursing for my graduate degree; I believe I received the best education while working on my BSN. Thank you for committing to support our school and for this opportunity.”

Raul Macchia, BSN Class of 2015, RN
DNP student in School of Nursing

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•  Tuition and fees for nursing students – approximately $10,000 per year

•  Laptop computer bundle and software – approximately $3,000

•  Total expense to obtain a BSN degree – approximately $25,000

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MSN Graduate Treats Patients with COVID-19

Adriana Munoz, MSN, AGACNP, RN

A year after joining University Hospital, Adriana Munoz, MSN, AGACNP, RN, and her hospital medicine team transitioned to caring for COVID-19 patients. Munoz, who is pursuing her PhD at the nursing school, is now performing COVID-related research.



ICU Nurse Finds Her Calling in Third Career Path

Brenda Backlund-Pearson, BSN, RN

Brenda Backlund-Pearson, BSN, RN, started her nursing career during the COVID-19 pandemic. The School of Nursing graduate met the challenges of treating COVID patients in the ICU at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.


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