Celebrating 50 Years as a School of Nursing
The Nursing Advisory Council (NAC) is founded.
The graduate program in Nursing Administration is developed, giving students the opportunity to develop into nurse leaders.
Nursing Advisory Council
A huge need for critical care nurses is filled by the School of Nursing’s critical care track, one of the first in the country.
The first ROTC cadet enrolls in the School of Nursing.
The School of Nursing’s first study abroad program takes three students, Bernadette Pawelek (BSN, ’87), Yolanda Jimenz (BSN, ’86), and Sheila Weiss (MSN, ’86) and faculty member, Ruth Stewart, MSN, RNC, to Australia.
Patty L. Hawken, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is voted President-Elect for the National League for Nursing. Her two-year term as President to commence at the 1989 NLN Convention in Seattle, Washington.
A Ph.D. program in clinical research is approved by the UT Board of Regents.
A new program enables eligible students to earn a bachelor’s degree while earning a Masters of Science in Nursing.