50th Anniversary Events

Thank you for celebrating the 50th anniversary with us throughout 2017. Relive the experience by exploring the stories below.

Alumni representing 50 years of Kent nursing (1971 - 2017) pose for a photo following the "Nursing 50 Years Strong" reception.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:20pm
Kent State University College of Nursing had a strong presence at this year’s homecoming festivities. Alumni, students, and faculty walked in the 2017 Homecoming parade and celebrated at a “Nursing 50 Years Strong” reception in Henderson Hall.
David Hassler, director of the Kent State University Wick Poetry Center, unveils 'Some Days' during the 'Nursing 50 Years Strong' reception
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 9:12am
A day in the life of a nurse is a dynamic experience. Containing both bright and dark moments, a nurse must sort through an emotional roller-coaster daily. These sensitive moments and memories are tangible elements in Kent State University College of Nursing’s new poem, Some Days...
Kent State University College of Nursing celebrates 50 years of nursing excellence
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:36am
Throughout 2017, Kent State University College of Nursing has been celebrating 50 years of nursing education, research and community outreach. Upcoming Events Homecoming 2017 Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to take part in multiple Homecoming events in celebra...
Handwriting on a piece of paper
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 8:57am
In honor of the College’s 50th anniversary, The Wick Poetry Center hosted “Healing Stanzas” workshops. During the workshop, students were asked to write their own poetry reflecting on various aspects of the nursing profession and their experiences thus far. The poems will be edit...
Kent State University President Beverly Warren (right) and Dean Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, blow out candles at the College of Nursing’s 50th birthday party Monday afternoon.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 11:38am
This year, Kent State University College of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of nursing education, research and community outreach. To kick-off the year-long celebration, the college hosted a birthday party for students, faculty, staff, alumni and distinguished guests Monday after...