Announcements

Yvonne Smith Yvonne Smith, current undergraduate and graduate faculty member and former assistant dean of Kent State University College of Nursing, has successfully defended her dissertation for a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction. Smith’s dissertation, titled Using A Qualitative Approach to Explore Nursing Faculty Perceptions of Teaching Online, explores...

Anita O Anita W. O'Toole, professor emerita of nursing, Kent State University, has been named as one of the first recipients of the Alumni Legacy Leaders award by Indiana University School of Nursing. The Top 100 Alumni Legacy Leaders were honored on June 21, 2014, as part of IU’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Weekend in Indianapolis, IN. O’Toole...

A Top Social Media Friendly Nursing SchoolKent State University College of Nursing was named as a Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing School by NurseJournal.org. The College of Nursing has received this distinction both times the list has been released, first in 2012 and now in 2014. To connect with us on social media, check out our Social Media Portal by clicking here.

Delta Xi Induction Ceremony Nearly 70 students and 3 community members were inducted into the Delta XI chapter of Sigma Theta Tau nursing honors society on April 27th, 2014 at the Kent Student Center KIVA.  Kent State University College of Nursing Dean Barbara Broome was the keynote speaker and Delta XI Chapter President Connie Stopper gave an overview of the history and...

Delta Xi Induction Ceremony On Saturday, April 26, 2014, the Kent State Student Ambassadors gathered at the Kent Student Center for The 31st Annual Induction & Awards Luncheon. The College of Nursing is honored to have five of its students serving as Student Ambassadors at various events on campus.  Nursing students Kaitlyn Evans, Emily Nighswander and Samantha Rhoades,...

Delta Xi Induction Ceremony The National Hospice and Palliative Organization announced on April 2, 2014 that Senior Vice President of Access, Education and Philanthropy John Mastrojohn III has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the organization. Mastrojohn is an alumnus of Kent State University's College of Nursing, where he received his...

Pamel Rafferty-Semon On April 10th, 2014, Pamela Rafferty-Semon received the Showcase of Excellence in Action Award in recognition for the efforts she provided with the Portage County Board of Health and the College of Nursing. The College of Nursing was awarded a grant from the Experimental Education department this past spring to hold a disaster simulation with the...