College of Nursing

Kent State University nursing alumna Linda Q. Everett, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, was featured as a “Leader to Honor” in the October, 2015, edition of Nurse Leader magazine. In the article, Dr. Everett talks extensively about the path she chose to become an influential person in nursing and healthcare, as well as how she developed her leadership...

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 University’s College of Nursing will have the opportunity to practice and...

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 University’s College of Nursing will have the opportunity to practice and...

Laura Manns-James, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Nursing at Kent State University, has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the March of Dimes. The scholarship was one of four awarded to exceptional graduate nursing students specializing in maternal-child nursing. For her dissertation, Manns-James is studying the association between...

Nancy M. Albert will be inducted as a 2015 fellow of the American Academy of Nursing during the academy's annual conference on Oct. 17, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Albert, who received both her master’s and doctorate degrees from the College of Nursing, will join several Kent State alumnae who have recently received this prestigious honor,...

Khaliah Fisher-Grace, a two-time Kent State College of Nursing alumna, assumed the role of president of the Greater Cleveland Nurses Association (GCNA) in March, 2015. Fisher-Grace, who earned an MSN in Nursing & Healthcare Management and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kent State, began her career in University Hospitals Case Medical...

Kent State College of Nursing alumnus Michael Zagger was appointed to the executive team at EndoGastric Solutions, Inc., a leader in incisionless procedural therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), in June. Zagger, a 1985 graduate of Kent State's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, was named Vice President of Sales and Marketing. ...

Six nursing students enter ASCEND nursing diversity program 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...

Six nursing students enter ASCEND nursing diversity program 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...

Scholar of the Month Denice Sheehan Associate Professor of Nursing College of Nursing 2007-present Denice Sheehan is an associate professor in the College of Nursing. Her program of research focuses on adolescents with a parent in hospice. She is especially interested in how adolescents interact with their ill parent and the strategies they use to...