Carol Rukobo, MSN, RN, CNEn
Clinical Assistant Professor
Nursing Education Instructional Leadership EdD in progress: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
MSN- Nursing Education Texas Woman’s University at Dallas, Denton, Texas.
BSN- Texas Woman’s University at Dallas, Denton, Texas
ADN- El Centro College, Dallas, Texas
Certified Nurse Educator Novice- National League for Nursing
ANA-American Nurses Association
TNA-Texas Nurses Association
NLN-National League of Nursing
Work and Education
Professor Rukobo has taught nursing at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing for two years. Specializing in medical surgical clinical and simulation. She teaches and facilitates students through clinical, laboratory, and simulation settings. Her clinical teaching is supported by many years of professional experience practicing as a bedside nurse. She has clinically practiced within the Baylor Scott & White Healthcare system for over 20 years in the Dallas metropolitan area. Professor Rukobo is completing her Education Doctorate Degree (EdD) in “Nursing Education Instructional Leadership.” Her research interest in clinical competency education instruction and practice readiness will contribute to nursing education which is constantly evolving.
Professor Rukobo continues to serve on Nursing School Committees. These include the Undergraduate Academic Policies, Clinical Track Search Task Force, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committees.
Professor Rukobo contributes to the Global Mission Trips to Africa outside the classroom. She delivered a “Zambia Talk” presentation twice before the nursing students before embarking on their Zambian Mission Trip. In addition, she has presented a talk to HOSA high school students in her community entitled “Why I Chose Nursing as a Career.” Professor Rukobo has shown the ability to forge professional relationships with the clinical facilities where she teaches clinical with students.
Finally, Carol Rukobo is involved in her local community. Aside from spending time with her husband, four sons, and granddaughter, she is a local church member. She has volunteered for Vacation Bible School during the summer. Cooking for her family is one of her favorite things to do regularly. She particularly enjoys making “African Food” for her large extended family. Having roots in Africa, Carol Rukobo hopes to participate in mission trips, especially in Zambia, and serve marginalized communities.