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TNP University Ambassador Program

This initiative is designed to foster a mutually beneficial relationship between Texas NP academia leaders and TNP, aimed at promoting leadership growth for faculty and students. By providing a dedicated forum for TX NP academia leaders, we seek to enrich the student/faculty classroom experience, creating an environment where professional development and collaborative learning thrive.

TNP University Ambassador Members

Join these members in this effort to create a dynamic forum where academia leaders can engage, share insights, and collaborate on advancing the nurse practitioner profession.

TNP University Ambassador Benefits

As a University Ambassador, your institution will receive valuable benefits, and you’ll help your students access the connections and resources they need to launch their NP careers.

For Faculty

  • Up to five complimentary annual TNP memberships for faculty members.
  • $25 discount on annual membership for additional faculty.
  • Opportunity to serve on statewide committees, task forces, and advisory groups.
  • Access to a dedicated University Ambassador online community via TNP Connect.
    Plus, complimentary registration for one faculty member to attend TNP’s Annual Capitol Day.

For Students

  • One complimentary registration for Entry Into Practice: From RN to NP online webinar series for the student of your choosing.
  • Discount on sample PAA and Facility Protocols.
  • Discount on registration for Capitol Day.
  • $20 discount on Student Membership.
Plus, the first year of TNP membership is always free for all NP students in Texas!

Policy & Advocacy Updates

  • Waived honorarium for a guest lecture or policy update webinar with TNP’s Director of Government Affairs.
  • Consultation with TNP staff on policy and legislative topics.

Visibility for Your University

  • Recognized as a TNP University Ambassador in Pharmacology and Annual conference programs and TNP Pulse.
  • Promote your university’s news and announcements on TNP’s social media and blog.
  • Direct link to your university from TNP’s website.
  • Opportunity to publish university articles and photos in TNP Pulse (produced quarterly).
  • Eligibility for recognition and awards.
  • 25% discount on advertising in TNP Pulse.

Join TNP's University
Ambassador Program

Interested in joining TNP’s University Ambassador Program? Take the first step by downloading the University Ambassador Program Guide and Agreement. This comprehensive guide provides all the necessary information about the program and outlines the expectations and benefits of joining.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, contact us today by contacting TNP’s University Ambassador program manager, Connie Rentz, at or by phone at (512) 291-6224. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing community of University Ambassadors!


A university registers as a University Ambassador each year. The annual fee is $1,200. Benefits of the program are based on a calendar year beginning on January 1 and ending on December 31.


Program Description

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“Being part of TNP is not just about signing up for a membership; it’s about finding a supportive community.”

Jeffrey Howard, BSN, RN
Family Nurse Practitioner DNP Student, Baylor University; TNP Student Member & Legislative Ambassador