College of Nursing

The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” The use of leading-edge educational technology allows the college’s students to learn and practice the skills needed to become future nurse scientists, educators and practitioners. By maintaining academic excellence, students are equipped for high-acuity situations as critical thinkers, leaders and innovators.

The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” The use of leading-edge educational technology allows the college’s students to learn and practice the skills needed to become future nurse scientists, educators and practitioners. By maintaining academic excellence, students are equipped for high-acuity situations as critical thinkers, leaders and innovators.

The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” 

Alliance Middle School students are more likely to make healthy lifestyle choices after attending a health and wellness fair presented by a group of senior nursing students from Kent State University College of Nursing. The adolescents rotated through four exhibits which focused on positive self-talk, mindfulness and stress management, the importance of sleep, and anti-bullying and building healthy relationships.

Tracy Schwab, MSN ’17, was recently announced as the 2017 New Member Pillar Award recipient from the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) nursing honor society. 

The New Member Pillar award is one of 13 International Awards for Nursing Excellence that will be conferred by the honor society in 2017. Schwab will receive this award in late October at the honor society’s 44th Biennial Convention in Indianapolis, IN.

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Kent State University nursing students collectively raised $4,105 for The Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Akron Children’s Hospital.

More than 150 runners and walkers registered to participated in Kent State University College of Nursing’s 4th Annual Race into Finals 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run this past Saturday. Spirits were high in spite of the morning’s chilly temperature and cold rain. The event began at 9 a.m. The course provided racers with a scenic, albeit wet, tour of Kent State University campus.

Alliance Middle School students are more likely to make healthy lifestyle choices after attending a health and wellness fair presented by a group of senior nursing students from Kent State University College of Nursing. The adolescents rotated through four exhibits which focused on positive self-talk, mindfulness and stress management, the importance of sleep, and anti-bullying and building healthy relationships.

Jason Fisher, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN-CMC, a MSN/FNP graduate student, and Suzanna Thiese, a BSN student, recently attended the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Student Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. The three day conference hosted speakers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), and individuals with past and present policy involvement.

Nearly 30 northeastern Ohio medical professionals, formally known as preceptors, were honored at the Eleventh Annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards on Thursday, March 23. Nominated by nursing students, faculty and staff, the award recognizes exceptional nurses and physicians for generously donating their time to mentor and train Kent State’s nursing students in clinical settings.

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