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Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 23, 2019

From 6:45 a.m. weights to 6 p.m. practice with a day full of classes in between, Julia Orozco, nursing sophomore, has minimal free time. Being a part of the women's soccer team and preparing to enter the nursing program makes for a busy day. Orozco came all the way from McKinney, Texas where her family...

Update: Health sciences building construction

Update: Health sciences building construction

March 15, 2019

The new health sciences building is scheduled to be up and running Fall 2019. As of now the third floor will be home to the faculty offices and the second will be dedicated to nursing and respiratory care. The first floor will have classrooms and will possibly hold the dental hygiene department. ...

Bridwell Hall to be renovated

Bridwell Hall to be renovated

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Right now it sits in the shadow of the multi-million-dollar Dillard College of Business Administration building, built in 2006, the new $42 million health science building to be opened in 2020, and the shiny McCoy Engineer Building with its copper trim. It's bland. But the Bridwell Hall will soon...

Health Science interim dean is up for permanent position

Health Science interim dean is up for permanent position

Rachel Johnson

January 30, 2018

Jeffrey Killion, interim dean of Gunn College of Health Science & Human Services, stood before his peers in Dillard Room 101, addressing his vision for the department and the goals he has to better the College of HSHS. The word Killion used to sum up his visions and plans as future Dean of the co...

New Health Science building over budget

Justin Marquart, Design Editor

December 20, 2017

The university is using money obtained from a tuition revenue bond, consisting of $58.4 million, to update the campus, a new health science building. Administrators set a budget for this project at $38 million with $2 million in reserves, for as need basis, making $40 million of that bond reserved ...

New health sciences building prepares to break ground

New health sciences building prepares to break ground

Leah Bryce

May 4, 2017

As the mass communication building comes to its final stages of construction, MSU prepares to break ground on a new health sciences building. Two years ago, the university was granted the tuition-revenue bond from the state to pay for these new buildings. “Buildings are a recruiting tool,...

Disciplines work together for ER simulation

Disciplines work together for ER simulation

Brendan Wynne

November 16, 2016

Though hands-on activities are often key components for health science students, very rarely do professors get the opportunity to show students what it’s really like to work in a hectic, hospital environment. Until now, that is.On Friday, Nov. 18, students from the departments of respiratory care, r...

Nursing program: university’s largest

Nursing program: university’s largest

Sabrina Rodriguez

December 7, 2015

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life   When walking around the campus, students can be seen eating, heading to class or enjoying the day. Those students wearing maroon scrubs with an MSU patch on the sleeve and...

Nurse-Family Partnership: preventing child abuse, neglect through education

Nurse-Family Partnership: preventing child abuse, neglect through education

Serah Welborn

April 30, 2015

As April, the National Child Abuse Prevention month, reaches its conclusion, the Nurse-Family Partnership will continue its mission of improved child care outside the spotlight. Clients of the NFP are taught the basic child-care and parenting skills. Nationally, the program exists in 43 stat...

J.S. Bridwell Simulation Center to get an update

Courtney Gilder

January 29, 2015

The Wilson School of Nursing received a $115,317 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board under the Nursing Innovation Grant Program “Building Lab and Simulation Capacity” to the develop the simulation center to maximize on the capacity and use of the simulation center for the nursing...

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