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The Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing

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About the Houston Center

The Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center is located in the renowned Texas Medical Center, the world's largest concentration of healthcare academic and research institutions.  The Houston center offers the programs enhanced by clinical and advanced technologies in simulation and online learning.


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Houston Center Programs


As the fourth largest city in the United States and the largest city in Texas, Houston also offers our students a wealth of social, cultural, and entertainment activities.  In 2008, Houston was ranked first by Forbes magazine as Best Cities for College Graduates.  We are glad that you are considering pursuit of your higher education goals with us. Our faculty and staff look forward to ensuring that you achieve your dreams. 


Director of Graduate Nursing: Dr. Brenda Binder, (713) 794-2887
Director of Undergraduate Nursing: Dr. Connie Ayers, (713) 794-2892
PhD Coordinator: Dr. Sandra Cesario, (713) 794-2110
MS Coordinator: Open; contact Ms. Daphane Williams, (713) 794-2096
Baccalaureate Coordinator: Open; contact Ms. Sheila Washington, (713) 794-2101
RN to BS/MS Coordinator: Ms. Connie Jennings, (713) 794- 2449

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Houston Course Rotation (pdf)

Houston Center Building

Houston Center
6700 Fannin
Houston, Texas
(713) 794-2100

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Departmental scholarships for the Houston Nursing Department are offered annually. More about “HOUSTON NURSING DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS”...

Houston Center News

Dr. Sandra Cesario Receives the 2012 Distinguished Professional Service Award

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) presented its highest honor, the Distinguished Professional Service Award, to Sandra Cesario, PhD, MS, RNC, FAAN for her contributions to the field of women's health. Full story...

TWU Nursing Faculty and Students Experience Vietnam

Dr. Vi Ho, Dr. Sandra Cesario and Ms. Mary Laime accompanied 26 students to the Ho Chi Minh City area in southern Vietnam to explore health care and nursing education in that country. Full story...

Open House

Each semester, the TWU College of Nursing offers seminars and open houses to introduce prospective students to our campus. For more information, click here.