Alumni

Odette V. Denisa, M.S.N., RN, ACNP-BC, is president of the School of Nursing Alumni Association.

A Message from Alumni Board President

May 12, 2017

Odette V. Denisa, M.S.N., RN, ACNP-BC, president of the School of Nursing Alumni Association, shares an update on the association’s activities and programs.



The Department of Lifelong Learning offers live and online continuing education, hosts three annual conferences, and provides an online RN Refresher Course.

Keep Learning: Department of Lifelong Learning Reaccredited

May 1, 2017

The School of Nursing’s Department of Lifelong Learning offers both live and online continuing education.



Scott Leune, D.D.S., and Cassandra Leune, B.S.D.H., both Class of 2005 in their respective programs, with their children: Sophia, 9; Ethan, 7; Colin, 4; and Christian, 2 months

Alumni Profile: Scott and Cassandra Leune

November 28, 2016

Scott Leune, D.D.S., and Cassandra Leune, B.S.D.H., both Class of 2005, strive to find a healthy balance between their national company and their growing family.



Mario Rapanotti, D.D.S., Class of 1983, and Elva Rapanotti, D.D.S., Class of 1988

Alumni Profile: Mario and Elva Rapanotti

November 28, 2016

Mario Rapanotti, D.D.S., Class of 1983, and Elva Rapanotti, D.D.S., Class of 1988, share a marriage, dental practice, and belief in giving back to the community.



Ray Scott, D.D.S., Class of 1983, and his wife, Kathy Scott

Alumnus Profile: Never Forgetting His Roots

November 28, 2016

Ray Scott, D.D.S., Class of 1983, credits the School of Dentistry for giving him the opportunity to become a dentist. Now he helps current students.



Warren B. Branch, D.D.S., Class of 1981, and his wife, Melissa Branch

Alumnus Profile: Following a Family Tradition

November 28, 2016

Warren B. Branch, D.D.S., Class of 1981, continues his family’s legacy of volunteering locally and globally. He also believes in supporting his alma mater.



Stephani Walsh, J.D., Class of 1977

Generations of extraordinary alumni impact lives

May 18, 2016

  For one of Bexar County’s civil court judges, a nursing education from the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio laid the groundwork and foundation upon which she built her career. Judge Stephani Walsh uses the communication skills she was taught during her first semester at the Health Science Center daily along with […]



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Your legacy, our future

May 18, 2016

“Creating an endowment in our School of Nursing means I can continue to make a difference in the school’s success even after I’m gone. I couldn’t think of a better way to make this happen than through a legacy gift.” —Kay Avant, Ph.D., RN, FNI, FAAN Dr. Kay Avant treasured her career in the Department of […]




Alumni and faculty research improves infant health care

May 17, 2016

At 9 p.m. on a Friday, many young professionals are unwinding, preparing to enjoy the beginning of a weekend away from the office. Not Kelly McGlothen. This is when the 26-year-old nurse comes to life as she heads expeditiously toward the Biobehavioral Research Laboratory in the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In her arms […]




Nurses connect research, resources to ensure patient safety

May 16, 2016

The whir of the ventilators.
The web of wires and tubes that wind across the walls.
The flashing of lights and the constant buzzing and beeping of monitors by the patient’s bedside.
These sights and sounds are standard in any hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU).