College of Nursing

Photo of Dean Barbara BroomeAs a two-time alumna of this great institution, Kent State University College of Nursing holds a special place in my heart. For more than 50 years, Kent State College of Nursing has prepared the next generation of nurse leaders and what an exciting year 2017 was for us! Here are some of the highlights:

Please join us in congratulating the following individuals on their recent recognitions and publications.

To support faculty and student research at the College of Nursing, the Center for Nursing Research (CNR) provides a full range of services to encourage, facilitate, and promote nursing research.

Dear students, faculty, alumni, friends, and other constituents:

Kent State University College of Nursing will host an accreditation visit by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) from Mar. 14 to 16, 2018. CCNE will be conducting an on-site evaluation of our baccalaureate in nursing, master's in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs.

Paul Bassett, BSN ’11, Boston, MA, loves adventure. His most recent quest - hiking Japan's Mount Fuji in July 2017 with 19 teammates, six of whom were cancer patients. The expedition was made possible by the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation’s (MMRF) initiative, Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma. This program provides support for teams of doctors, researchers, nurses, patients, and loved ones to raise awareness and funding for new research programs.

A day in the life of a nurse is a dynamic experience. Containing both bright and dark moments, a nurse must sort through an emotional roller-coaster daily. These sensitive moments and memories are tangible elements in Kent State University College of Nursing’s new poem, Some Days, an interdepartmental collaborative project between the college, Kent State University Wick Poetry Center and Kent, OH, design firm, Each + Every.

For the first time, Kent State University College of Nursing has been awarded the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program grant. The grant will fund an estimated $1.1 million over four years as faculty work to expand the behavioral health workforce in rural and underserved areas and develop the workforce with team-based integrated care competencies.

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