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Kennessa Landry



Coordinator, Junior Level Cohort

Department of Undergraduate Studies

Kennessa Landry, MSN, RN, started her nursing career in 2000 as a Licensed Vocational Nurse from San Jacinto College. Later, she went back to San Jacinto College in 2003 and obtained her Associate Degree in Nursing. In 2007 and 2011, she received her BSN and master’s in Nursing Administration from Texas Tech University Health Science Center. In 2015, she received her post-master’s degree in Nursing Education from Chamberlain School of Nursing.

Landry's experience in nursing includes medical-surgical, operating room, business services, leadership, oncology (head and neck, dermatology, thoracic surgery and radiation) and simulation.

Her passion for teaching stemmed from starting her career in oncology. She was influenced by her nurse educator, who helped her become successful in her learning. From that point, she knew she wanted to help educate and mentor new nurses. Her highest personal satisfaction is being a part of future nurses learning journey and helping them become successful.


The University of Texas Medical Branch
Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing
In progress

Chamberlain School of Nursing
Post-Master Certificate in Nursing Education

Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Master of Science- Nursing Administration

Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

San Jacinto College- South
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing

San Jacinto College- South
Vocational Certificate in Nursing

Clinical/Research Focus

Medical Surgical, Oncology, and Simulation