College of Nursing News

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Mariah Gibbons, Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator for the College of Nursing
330-672-8756 - mgibbon2@kent.edu

News Releases

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 4:39pm
Peg’s Foundation recently recognized Kent State University College of Nursing as the recipient of the 2021 Morgan Impact Award for Excellence in Education for its work in leading change in mental health care service delivery. James K.
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 4:20pm
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 3:56pm
Kent State University at Trumbull Professor and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Coordinator Gina Severino DNP, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, recently earned the Ohio Nurses Association’s (ONA) Excellence in Political Action Award.  Dr. Severino has been an ONA member for the past 36 yea...
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 11:21am
Driving through Ohio’s farmland to meet my students, I felt a calm simplicity. Bright white laundry swung in the breeze. Corn was as it should be knee-high by the fourth of July. Women in their clean, simple, self-made dresses wore their plain, solid colors pinned or buttoned clo...
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 9:33am
The American Academy of Nursing recently announced that Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., APRN-BC, FAAN, FAANP, Kent State University College of Nursing Dean, professor and Henderson Endowed Chair, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors until 2024. In this role Johnson-...
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...

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