Barbara Donaho

Nearly 30 northeastern Ohio medical professionals, formally known as preceptors, were honored at the Eleventh Annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards on Thursday, March 23. Nominated by nursing students, faculty and staff, the award recognizes exceptional nurses and physicians for generously donating their time to mentor and train Kent State’s nursing students in clinical settings. “Precepting is an enormous responsibility taken on by individuals who wish to encourage and guide the next generation of nursing professionals,” said Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dea...

Barbara Donaho, front center, sits with the 2016 recipients of the Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award.

The Tenth Annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards Ceremony was held at the Kent State Student Center Ballroom on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Kent State University’s College of Nursing hosted the Diamond Anniversary Celebration with nearly 200 people in attendance, including award recipients, guests, faculty and staff. The recipients, or “preceptors,” were from 25 northeast Ohio hospitals, clinics, health networks, private medical practices, and public health agencies. These individuals were nominated by Kent State nursing students, faculty and staff. The award recognize...