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, November 30, 2020 - 4:20pm
Both the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in nursing, established in the 1960s, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), initiated in the early 2000s, provide doctoral degree programs allowing graduates to address the needs of patients and improve the constantly changing healthcare...
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 4:07pm
Kent State University’s College of Nursing will welcome its first nursing cohort into the revised Ph.D. in Nursing program in the fall 2021 semester. The newly developed, state-of-the-science curriculum was thoughtfully constructed to prepare students to address emerging areas of...
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 1:55pm
Kent State University College of Nursing lecturer Tracy M. Dodson, MSN, RN, was virtually recognized on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, as the 2020 DAISY Faculty Award recipient. Honorable Mentions were also awarded to Kent campus faculty members Debra K. Cifani, DNP, RN, associate...
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 1:36pm
Kent State University College of Nursing, in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Akron General, will offer an Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Certificate program beginning fall 2021. This collaborative program was created to address the regional and national...
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 4:32pm
From November 9 through December 1, 2020, Kent State University will once again participate in Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday serves as a day to reflect on philanthropy in a time of the year often focused on consumerism. As in years past, the College of Nursing will be featured a...
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 3:10pm
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Kent State University to go completely remote midway through the spring 2020 semester, College of Nursing lecturer Sarah Bixler, MSN, RN, knew she would need to get creative with her teaching methods. “I have two school-aged children at home whos...
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 9:54am
Faculty researchers from Kent State University’s College of Nursing were recently funded by the prestigious Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation with a yearlong President’s Grant award totaling $35,000. The goal of their study is to help ensure the...
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 9:32am
Dr. Jo Dowell, Ph.D., APRN, CNP, PNP, FNP-BC, CFNE, serves as Assistant Professor for the Kent State University College of Nursing and examines pediatric asthma and improving health outcomes for children who suffer from this disease.
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 4:02pm
The Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recently awarded a $1.5 million, three-year grant to Kent State University College of Nursing research faculty member Jim Tudhope, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC (principal inves...

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