College of Nursing News

Media Contact:
Mariah Gibbons, Public Relations and Media Specialist for the College of Nursing
330-672-8756 - mgibbon2@kent.edu

News Releases

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 4:50pm
Cheryl Swinehart Dariushnia graduated from the Kent State School of Nursing (as it was referred to at the time) in 1977. As was the case for many students of her generation, Cheryl’s journey to become a nurse was not always easy. With limited scholarships available, she was force...
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 3:50pm
Giving Tuesday provides a great opportunity for the College of Nursing community to help bolster the Kent State University College of Nursing Emergency Fund. This fund provides immediate and flexible support for students in need and allows our future nurses to focus more on the c...
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:32pm
Two-time Kent State University alumnus John Mastrojohn III, MSN ‘96, MBA ‘01, RN, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Hospice of the Western Reserve (HWR), credits Kent State for helping him to create a future he had not previously imagined. “My life and car...
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:39am
Kent State selected a national leader as the new Dean of the College of Nursing. Dr. Versie Johnson-Mallard is a researcher, academician, clinician, and executive leader in nursing and higher education and most recently served as Associate Dean at the College of Nursing in the He...
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:23pm
With the start of the Fall semester, three new full-time faculty members are contributing their knowledge and expertise to College of Nursing research endeavors. Dr. Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., RN, APRN, FAANP, FAAN, joins the College of Nursing as Dean, Professor, and Henders...
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 4:00pm
Please join us in congratulating the following individuals on their recent recognitions, publications, presentations, and awards. Faculty   Recognitions Mary K. Anthony, PhD, RN, has been elected to serve as President for the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Foundation. S...
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:34pm
Although widely acknowledged that greater diversity among nurses reduces health disparities and improves quality of care, the U.S. nursing workforce does not mirror the nation’s increasingly diverse population. According to the most recent Ohio Workforce Data Summary Report from...
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:28pm
Allie Rodriguez was a senior nursing student in her community rotation at Kent State University College of Nursing when the Kent State Field House was designated as a mass COVID-19 vaccination site clinic for Portage County and the surrounding areas. She and her classmates were a...
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:47pm
Janet Reed, MSN, RN, CMSRN, Associate Lecturer at Kent State University Stark, always enjoys incorporating new creative ideas in her classroom. After observing her undergraduate nursing students struggle with heightened anxiety during traditional simulations over the years, she d...
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:52am
Two-time Kent State University alumni Curtis Good, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Operations & Student Services for Kent State College of Nursing, was presented with the Kent Academic Support and Advising Association (K.A.S.A.D.A.) Academic Advising Administrator of the Year Award...

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