Chancellor Welcome

Welcome to the Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences website. Trinity College is a private, single-purpose institution of higher education with a rich history of preparing individuals for careers in nursing and the health sciences. Trinity College faculty has had a presence in the Quad Cities for over 122 years and we take pride in our heritage of graduating health professionals who are well prepared both academically and clinically. The faculty of Trinity College have expertise as educators and practitioners within their chosen disciplines.

The Mission, Vision, and Values of our institution provide the framework for all educational endeavors at Trinity College. It is the mission of Trinity College to incorporate innovative teaching and learning strategies in the development of our students. A Trinity College education emphasizes best practices, clinical reasoning, the artful delivery of culturally competent health care, and lifelong learning. Since Trinity is a small College, our faculty and staff strive to provide personal attention in a caring atmosphere. This approach promotes creativity and fosters high levels of student learning and personal growth. Trinity College faculty, students, and staff work together, creating an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect. This provides an environment where students are successful in achieving their educational goals and go on to have successful health care careers. At Trinity College we strive to work outside the boundaries of the traditional classroom to achieve outcomes in the areas of knowledge, proficiency, and culture care values. Trinity College values service to the community, both locally and nationally.

Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences is affiliated with UnityPoint Health - Trinity, a bi-state, four campus hospital system in Muscatine and the Quad Cities. This affiliation offers access to state-of-the-art facilities, the ability to work with outstanding staff, and an environment where students can learn within a variety of health care settings.

Thank you for exploring our Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences website. If you do not find the information you are looking for, please reach out to someone on our College staff or through the "Contact Us/Email Us link at the bottom of each page of our website.

Tracy L. Poelvoorde, PhD, RN
Chancellor