College of Nursing

Anita O Anita W. O'Toole, professor emerita of nursing, Kent State University, has been named as one of the first recipients of the Alumni Legacy Leaders award by Indiana University School of Nursing. The Top 100 Alumni Legacy Leaders were honored on June 21, 2014, as part of IU’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Weekend in Indianapolis, IN. O’Toole...

Dr. Mary Anthony Mary K. Anthony, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for research at Kent State University’s College of Nursing, recently returned from a month-long visit to Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.   Anthony was a special visiting researcher with the Graduate Nursing Program and Nursing Department at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, from April...

A Top Social Media Friendly Nursing SchoolKent State University College of Nursing was named as a Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing School by NurseJournal.org. The College of Nursing has received this distinction both times the list has been released, first in 2012 and now in 2014. To connect with us on social media, check out our Social Media Portal by clicking here.

A Top Social Media Friendly Nursing School Kent State University’s College of Nursing graduated 352 nursing students at Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 9-10 in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) on the Kent Campus. Held during National Nurses Week, the 195 bachelor of science in nursing degree (BSN) and 157 Master of Science in Nursing  (MSN) degree graduates...

A Top Social Media Friendly Nursing School Kent State at Salem held its annual nursing convocation and pinning ceremony on May 7 at Avian on the Water in Canfield, during which 48 students received their nursing pins and recited the nursing pledge. All are receiving degrees this year through the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program on the Salem campus. Dr. Mary Lou Ferranto, coordinator...

A Top Social Media Friendly Nursing School Prior to the end of the semester, Kent State University at East Liverpool held its annual pinning ceremony at The Georgetown in Boardman, during which 59 students received nursing pins signifying their hard work and dedication to their schoolwork and future profession. Registered nurses provide care to individual patients to attain, restore and...

A Top Social Media Friendly Nursing School Two Kent State University College of Nursing students recently received scholarships at the Nurses Choice Awards and Scholarship Luncheon, held at the Blackwell Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. Sponsored by the Ohio Nurses Foundation, the annual fundraiser awards notable nurses and future nurses with grants and scholarships....

Delta Xi Induction Ceremony Nearly 70 students and 3 community members were inducted into the Delta XI chapter of Sigma Theta Tau nursing honors society on April 27th, 2014 at the Kent Student Center KIVA.  Kent State University College of Nursing Dean Barbara Broome was the keynote speaker and Delta XI Chapter President Connie Stopper gave an overview of the history and...

Delta Xi Induction Ceremony On Saturday, April 26, 2014, the Kent State Student Ambassadors gathered at the Kent Student Center for The 31st Annual Induction & Awards Luncheon. The College of Nursing is honored to have five of its students serving as Student Ambassadors at various events on campus.  Nursing students Kaitlyn Evans, Emily Nighswander and Samantha Rhoades,...

Delta Xi Induction Ceremony The National Hospice and Palliative Organization announced on April 2, 2014 that Senior Vice President of Access, Education and Philanthropy John Mastrojohn III has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the organization. Mastrojohn is an alumnus of Kent State University's College of Nursing, where he received his...