College of Nursing

Kent State University alumna Nancy M. Albert, RN, Ph.D., has been selected as the 2013 Distinguished Research Lecturer by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Albert also is an adjunct faculty member in the College of Nursing at Kent State. 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 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...

Michael Zagger, Kent State BSN Graduate and VP of Sales and Marketing at Endogastric Solutions 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. ...

Photo of Kent State nursing students and others (photo courtesy of Nancy Mosca, Akron Children 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...

Photo of Kent State nursing students and others (photo courtesy of Nancy Mosca, Akron Children 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...

Kent State Associate Professor Denice Sheehan meets with her research group in Henderson Hall. Sheehan has been selected as Kent State’s Scholar of the Month. 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...

Kent State Associate Professor Denice Sheehan meets with her research group in Henderson Hall. Sheehan has been selected as Kent State’s Scholar of the Month.   Kent State University nursing and public health students are learning about how faith based organizations play a key role in providing health care around the world. As part of their degree program, 20 students, along with Ken Slenkovich, assistant dean of Kent State’s College of Public Health, attended the World Health Assembly in Geneva,...

Recipients of the 2015 Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award The 9th Annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards Ceremony was held at the Kent State Student Center Ballroom on March 21, 2015. Kent State University’s College of Nursing hosted the event with nearly 200 people in attendance, including award recipients, guests, faculty and staff. This year’s recipients were registered...

Recipients of the 2015 Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award The ninth annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards Ceremony was held at the Kent State University Student Center Ballroom on March 21. Kent State’s College of Nursing hosted the event with nearly 200 people in attendance, including award recipients, faculty, staff and guests. This year’s recipients were registered...

Recipients of the 2015 Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award Kent State University’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health are collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise. The Point of Dispensing Exercise, which involves a mock Anthrax release, triage and treatment site, will take place Tuesday, Apr....