A&M-Commerce Nursing Program Receives Sizeable Grant

The Department of Nursing at Texas A&M University-Commerce recently received a grant totaling $98,960 from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Nursing Shortage Reduction Program. The program provides grants to professional nursing programs at public and private higher education institutions in order to combat nursing shortages and meet the need for registered nurses in the state of Texas. The university was selected for the award based on enrollment and graduation numbers in the undergraduate nursing program over a two-year period, as reported to THECB by the registrar’s office.