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University of Texas-Pan American is extending an opportunity for 10 UTB faculty to develop service learning courses and an additional 10 to integrate undergraduate research into the curriculum. Faculty will receive a $500 stipend for participation in the program. The deadline to apply is Feb 6. 
*Student/ Faculty Opportunities/ Employment Opportunities​
Valley Regional Medical Center - (Brownsville, TX) - Seeking RNs with experience
Our facility is a 214 bed hospital, HCA/Valley Regional Medical Center, located in the rapidly developing north side of Brownsville, Texas. We serve Brownsville,  South Padre Island,  and communities north of us including Harlingen. Valley Regional is a Level 3 Trauma Center and offers many sophisticated services such as a Robotic System for Medication Dispensing, and Scanning Bar Code System... Read more​

Current open positions are as follows; NICU RN, ER RN, Med/Surg, PCU RN, ICU RN, Women Care RN, Special Procedure RN, Endoscopy RN

Please forward copy of your resume to ( for review and immediate consideration.
*Student/ Faculty Opportunities/ Employment Opportunities
HRSA Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) provides loan repayment of up to 85% of outstanding student loans to qualified nurses who agree to work in eligible. Annual funding opportunity.
The NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program application is now open.
NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program enables dedicated registered nurses committed to caring for underserved people to serve in hospitals and clinics in some of America's neediest communities, improving the lives of their patients and transforming their own.
Application deadline: Feburary 26, 2015

Application Technical Assistance Conference Calls: January 29, 2pm -4pm ET & Feburary 26,  7:30am -9:30am ET
*Funding Opportunities
Preventive Cardiology Forum XXV: Advances in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
A FREE conference     Credit Designation: CME 5.50 Hours /CNE 4.75 Contact Hours
Broadcast via the internet from: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
When: Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 7:30am – 1:10pm
Where: School of Public Health Building- Brownsville Regional Campus Room N130
*Webinars/ Seminars/ Other Learning Opportunities
Texas Team Advancing Health through Nursing South Texas Regional Strategic Planning & Academic Progression in Nursing (APIN) Meeting
When: February 16, 2015
Where: Corpus Christi, TX
click here to RSVP by February 9, 2015 
Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation - Funding Forum - An informal meeting which will explain the mission of Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation, and an overview of the types of projects that might meet that mission. ...Read more​ 
When: Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 9:30am & 1:00pm
Where: Harlingen Public Library - Harlingen, TX
Please RSVP: by emailing Judy Quisenberry (
*Funding Opportunities​
Texas Board of Nursing Workshop - Protecting Your Patients and Your Practice. 
When: Feb. 19, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Where: Holiday Inn Brownsville, 3777 N. Expressway, Brownsville, Texas 78520
Cost: $109.00
CNE Credits: This workshop has been approved for 7.0 contact hours.
*This workshop meets the 2-Hour CNE requirement for nursing jurisprudence and ethics established during the 2013 Legislative Session
*Webinars/ Seminars/ Other Learning Opportunities

The brief presents projections for the supply and demand of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical/vocational nurses (LPNs) for the entire U.S. in 2025. The brief also includes a summary of the importance of RNs and LPNs in the healthcare delivery system, types of services provided and the settings in which these professionals provide services.
Expanding Enrolllment in APRN Programs in Texas

TAB/Texas Team/TNA/CNAP APRN Legislative Initiative 2015 - TOBGNE Advisory Committee

Texas Team - A message to all Deans and Directors​
Congratulations Nurses for being The Most Ethical Profession for the 13th year in a row and once again topping the list of professions with the highest ethical standards in Gallup's 2014 survey on honesty and ethics.
American Nurses Association Declares 2015 the Year of Ethics​
UTB College of Nursing - Bachelor of Science in Nursing 
Class of 2016 Family Night 
October 23, 2014 at the Student Union El Gran Salon​
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UTHealth from Employee Health Services and Student Health and Counseling ServicesSubject: Seasonal Flu Update​ 
Help your students reserve a seat at UTRGV - Students who are enrolled UT Brownsville for Spring 2015 who are in good academic standing will be automatically admitted to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Read more...
The University Library is offering a series of instructional sessions​ each semester.These sessions serve as information literacy and supplemental instructional technology to assist your students to succeed in your classes. A sign-in sheet is provided for each session which can be sent to you via email if you wish to offer extra credit for your classes. The sessions cover learning the basics of library research, Refworks, Electronic Books (E-Books) and using Google Scholar.​ These sessions will be held at the University Libarary Instruction Lab 1.118

Learning Basic Library Resources for Research (Monday & Tuesday: 10am)
This workshop will teach you the basics of using the library to find information. This session is ideal for those new to college research and new to using the online library.​

Ready for Refworks? (Monday & Tuesday: 2pm)
Do you need to organize your research? Do you want to learn how to create bibliographies and reference pages? Then join us at Ready for Refworks? 

Google Scholar and You! (Wednsday & Thursday: 10am)
This workshop will teach you the basics of Google Scholar and how to use it to personalize and maximize your library research.

E-Books and Your Electronic Devices (Wednsday & Thursday: 2pm)
This session will cover how to download electronic books (E-books) on to your electronic devices. Please bring your tablets and laptops so that we may cover how to retrieve and download the electronic books. 

If you would like to schedule a library instruction session please visit​

For further assistance, feel free to contact
Nurses Lounge - University of Texas at Brownsville has moved.
Nurses Lounge has made some new changes. Please update your bookmarks and login to your profile, you need to update/change your password

When you first login to the new Nurses Lounge site, enter your email address and click on forgot password? and follow the directions to reset your password. You may use your same password as before or change to a new one.

You will receive an email with a link to reset your password to the new Nurses Lounge site. If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Munoz (

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