College of Nursing News

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Mariah Gibbons, Public Relations and Media Specialist for the College of Nursing
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News Releases

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 11:48am
Two Kent State College of Nursing professors have been accepted to participate in the 2016 Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Workshop on Research Methods in Supportive Oncology in Boston, MA February 21-26. The workshop is funded by a grant from the National Cancer Institute w...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 11:57am
Kent, Ohio – Ya-Fen Wang, Ph.D., RN, MSN, assistant professor in Kent State University’s College of Nursing, has received a $10,000 grant from the Lake Health Foundation in northeast Ohio. Dr.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 9:58am
Kent State University College of Nursing students, John Wolfe, Erika Homrighausen, Kristin Miceli and Hunter Stein, were each awarded a one-year scholarship in the amount of $5,000 from The Hammerstrom Scholarship Fun
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 9:58am
Hospitals around the country are implementing smart-pump IV technology to help prevent medication errors which claim the lives of some 400,000 people each year according to a study in the Journal of Patient Safety. With funding from a $14,000 grant, students at Kent State Univers...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 12:14pm
This summer, six students from Kent State University’s College of Nursing will work as full-time interns at Akron Children’s Hospital as part of the “Assuring Success with a Commitment to Enhance Nurse Diversity,” or ASCEND program. The ASCEND program, which is in its initial yea...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 9:39am
The 9th Annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards Ceremony was held at the Kent State Student Center Ballroom on March 21, 2015. Kent State University’s College of Nursing hosted the event with nearly 200 people in attendance, including award recipients, g...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 3:55pm
Man’s best friend helped turn the stress of Finals Week into smiles, selfies and solace at Kent State University. Twenty-two pooches from Dogs on Campus Pet Therapy Program® filled the library for students to enjoy.  
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:56am
Cathy Fluharty, BSN, MSN, has been accepted into the 2014-2015 Harvard Medical School program in Palliative Care Education and Practice (PCEP). Fluharty, a Kent State University College of Nursing alumna, earned a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree in 2009 and is currently...
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 4:34pm
Ruth E. Ludwick, Ph.D., CNS, RN.C, Kent State University alumna and professor emerita at the university’s College of Nursing, has been selected as one of 168 nurse leaders to be inducted as fellows into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) during the academy’s “2014 Transforming...
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 4:33pm
Mary K. Anthony, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for research at Kent State University’s College of Nursing, recently returned from a month-long visit to Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.