College of Nursing News

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News Releases

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 1:49pm
Welcome to the Kent State University College of Nursing. I am honored to work with dedicated faculty who inspire, challenge, and support our students in the classroom and clinical sites to prepare future nurses and scholars as leaders who excel in clinical and research settings....
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 3:04pm
Bonnie Bartos, RN, BSN ’79, MS ’87, LFACHE 2016, dreamed of becoming a nurse from an early age. Reading the complete series of “Cherry Ames” nursing novels, along with every other nursing book she could find during her childhood, she hoped one day to be at the bedside. After begi...
Monday, June 15, 2020 - 4:36pm
Kent State College of Nursing Assistant Professor, Amy Petrinec, Ph.D., RN, recently received a $50,000 two-year grant through the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to research family caregivers who experience a phenomenon called post intensive care syndrome fam...
Monday, June 15, 2020 - 1:21pm
Dana Hansen, Ph.D., APRN, ACHPN, Amy Petrinec, Ph.D., RN, and Tracey Motter, DNP, RN, researchers from Kent State College of Nursing, along with Maureen Keeley, Ph.D., Texas State, have developed a website to offer information, support via blog participation and research opportun...
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 4:16pm
Over the past several days, we have witnessed an entire nation in despair—despair at the pointless deaths of many young black men and women killed for reasons we have difficulty understanding. We bear witness to what happens when people feel hopeless and helpless. It is ironic th...
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 6:53pm
We are committed to the health of our Kent State students and the community. For this reason, effective at 3:00 PM today, March 13, 2020, all College of Nursing (BSN, MSN, DNP, PhD) clinicals are suspended until April 13, 2020 at which time we will re-evaluate.
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 3:48pm
Kent State University’s College of Nursing will welcome its first nursing cohort into the Ph.D. in Nursing revised program in the fall semester 2020. The newly developed, state-of-the-science curriculum was thoughtfully constructed to prepare students to address emerging areas of...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 9:33am
Kent State University College of Nursing recently received a grant totaling $165,000 from Peg’s Foundation, formerly the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, a private grant-making foundation which supports mental health programs in northeast Ohio.