College of Nursing

Through a matching grant provided by the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA), Kent State University at East Liverpool was able to make more than $70,000 in equipment upgrades to its nursing laboratory. The public was recently invited to view the new equipment in the Kent State East Liverpool nursing laboratory. Students, faculty, staff...

Ann Jacobson and Peggy Doheny at the Portage Hike and Bike Trail Kent State University College of Nursing professors Peggy Doheny, Ph.D., and Ann Jacobson, Ph.D., rode their bicycles to work on Friday, May 18, to mark National Bike to Work Day. Doheny and Jacobson, both in their 60s, rode about 30 miles to work in Kent, Ohio, from Jacobson’s home in South Russell, Ohio. National Bike to Work Day, a yearly...

Clinical Coordinator Janet Peterson shows off Kent State East Liverpools maternal and neonatal birthing simulator. The equipment, which was purchased for the school East Liverpool – Through a matching grant provided by the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA), Kent State University at East Liverpool was able to make more than $70,000 in equipment upgrades to its nursing laboratory. Half of the funding was provided by the state through the Appalachian Regional Commission. The remaining funds were...

Photo of Donna Karan Donna Karan, one of America’s most famous fashion designers, will be at Kent State University on Monday, March 5. Karan will serve as the keynote speaker for the Kent State College of Nursing’s annual Driving the Future conference series. A live webcast of Karan’s presentation at 12:45 p.m. on March 5 will be available at...

Photo of Donna Karan **MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY**MONDAY, MARCH 5, STARTING @ 10:30 A.M. WHAT: Donna Karan, one of the most famous American fashion designers, will be at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, on Monday, March 5. Karan will serve as the keynote speaker for the Kent State College of Nursing’s annual Driving the Future conference series. This...

Photo of Donna Karan Kent State University at Stark will host Nursing Information Sessions for high school seniors who are interested in applying to the program and for current college students who would like to transfer into the program. The bachelor of science in nursing is one of the 16 degrees offered in its entirety at Kent State Stark. Both sessions will be held...

Photo of Susan Taft Associate Professor Susan Taft’s first memory of teaching was as a doctoral graduate student standing in front of a class of students, trying to keep her knees from knocking and her hands from shaking. Now, after enthusiastically teaching at Kent State University for more than two decades, Taft has earned one of the 2011 Distinguished Teaching...

Photo of Susan TaftReceptionist Debby Gesaman created the outfits from felt. The squirrels are on display at Henderson Hall, home of the College of Nursing.  College of Nursing receptionist Debby Gesaman created outfits from felt for the Centennial Squirrels on display at Henderson Hall.

Photo of Lillian Kavishe Kent State University at Salem senior Lillian Kavishe took advantage of the University’s Global Health Immersion class this summer. Kavishe, along with other students from the College of Public Health, spent time in Geneva, Switzerland, where Kent State has an international campus. As part of the class, Kavishe had the opportunity to attend the...

Photo of Lillian Kavishe On Friday, May 6, which is recognized as National Nurses Day, 45 Kent State University at Stark bachelor of science in nursing degree (BSN) graduates will officially begin their professional careers as nurses. Their achievement will be honored at the campus’s annual Nursing Pinning Ceremony, at 2:30 p.m. in First Christian Church, 6900 Market...