College of Nursing

Elan Caruso, a 2016 graduate of the College of Nursing, recently received the Ohio Nurses Association Summit and Portage District Senior Leadership Award for $1,000. Elan Caruso, a 2016 graduate of Kent State College of Nursing from Youngstown, OH, recently received the Ohio Nurses Association Summit & Portage District's Senior Leadership Award for $1,000 from The Foundation of the Ohio Nurses Association. This award illustrates Caruso’s dedication to working on a team and her willingness to go above and...

Cover of the June 2016 edition of Faces of Care in Cleveland Magazine, featuring Dean Barbara Broome Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of Kent State College of Nursing, joined an elite group of healthcare professionals featured in the 2016 “Faces of Care,” a Greater Cleveland Nurses Association (GCNA) supplement to Cleveland Magazine. Faces of Care honors area nurses who have made significant contributions to the community. By sharing...

Cover of the June 2016 edition of Faces of Care in Cleveland Magazine, featuring Dean Barbara Broome On Friday, May 13, Kent State College of Nursing held its spring undergraduate convocation ceremony at the Kent State Student Center Ballroom. More than 750 guests, including 121 graduates, family members, friends, faculty and staff attended. Kenneth Burhanna, MLIS, assistant dean for Engagement and Outreach, and 2015-2016 Provost’s Fellow,...

Cindy Wilk, MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN, CNE, coordinator of the Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist concentration, left, hugs Erica Stahl after presenting her with a certificate and pin. Kent State College of Nursing held its annual Graduate Convocation ceremony during National Nurses Week on Tuesday, May 10, at the Kent State Student Center Ballroom. Nearly 300 guests, including 65 graduates, family members, friends, faculty and staff attended.   “The presentation of a nursing pin has been a symbolic and long-standing...

Dean Barbara Broome, second from the right, takes a break with student athletes from left to right: Kristen Bergmeyer, Morgan Bing, Brittney Jakscht, Isaiah Conkle and Larissa Lurken.  Kent State College of Nursing student athletes were honored at the Judith K. Devine Athletic Academic Honors Dinner and Starner Distinguished Speaker Series on Sunday, April 24, 2016, in the Kent State Student Center Ballroom. The 16 students, one freshman, five sophomores, four juniors and six seniors, were recognized for performing at a high...

Dean Barbara Broome, second from the right, takes a break with student athletes from left to right: Kristen Bergmeyer, Morgan Bing, Brittney Jakscht, Isaiah Conkle and Larissa Lurken.  The 10th annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards Ceremony was held at the Kent Student Center Ballroom on 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...

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...

Cynthia Roller speaks during the Kent State College of Nursing’s Spring 2014 Graduate Convocation Ceremony held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Cynthia Roller, Ph.D., R.N., CNP, CNM, was a passionate nurse practitioner and researcher who passed away suddenly on Feb. 28, 2016, after a tragic accident. Earlier this year, she was selected by Kent State University’s College of Nursing as our Scholar of the Month for April. As a way to honor her and her research, the college and her family...

College of Nursing & College of Public Health Students are trained by disaster experts Kent State University College of Nursing is collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise on Tuesday, April 12, and Thursday, April 14, from 8:30 - 11 a.m. at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center - Kent campus. The Point of Dispensing Exercise will...

Father hugging children with sad expression 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 which covers most expenses, including the week-long workshop.      ...