College of Nursing and Health Sciences News

Islander Alumna Heather Sherman Leal Recognized as First ROTC Graduate to Earn Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

Army Nurse Captain Heather Sherman Leal, a 2004 ROTC graduate of the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and first member of the ROTC Islander Battalion to graduate with a nursing degree, has earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in Nurse Anesthesia from Northeastern University School of Nursing.

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500

Health Fair Offered Free Screenings to Military Veterans and their Families

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CONHS) and the Student Nursing Association hosted a free health fair for military veterans and their immediate family members. The fair was held July 11, at VFW Post 2397, on Ayers St.

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500

eIslander Takes the Distance out of Distance Education for Nursing Students

On Tuesday, July 2, The College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CONHS) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi held a demonstration of its eIslander technology, a teaching tool that uses multiple iPads to help online classes and clinical skills become more engaging and accessible to students from all backgrounds and situations.

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500

Islander Alumna Perseveres through Cancer Diagnosis to Obtain Two Bachelor’s Degrees

Islander Alumna Lauren Graham always knew she wanted to go into the medical field. Her mother is a nurse, and her father works in a hospital, so it was natural that she would find herself in medicine, though her path is distinct, as she has journeyed through a devastating diagnosis to receive two different degrees from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0500

The CONHS is accepting applications for faculty positions to start Fall 2015. Apply at Islander Jobs:


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The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Current Updates and New Information

Texas A& M University at Corpus Christi College of Nursing will be hosting  an accreditation visit site visit for the Baccalaureate and Masters programs by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) October 19-21, 2015.  CCNE policy requires that institutions provide an opportunity for the program’s identified communities of interest including students, faculty and the practice community including potential employers to provide written input into the deliberations of the evaluation team. Written and signed third-party comments will be accepted by CCNE up to 21 days (September 28th, 2015) prior to the start of the accreditation visit.  All comments should be directed to:

Commission on Collegiate

Nursing Education

Attn: Third-Party Comments

1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530

Washington, DC 20036