College of Nursing

Kent State University’s College of Nursing today announced approval from the Ohio Board of Regents to offer the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, one of two terminal degrees in nursing. Kent State already offers the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and beginning in Spring 2011 will offer the DNP, which prepares advanced practice nurse...

The American Academy of Nursing recently selected 116 outstanding nurse leaders for induction as Fellows. The induction ceremony was held Nov. 13 during the Academy’s 37th Annual Meeting and Conference that was held in Washington, D.C. Kent State University Professor of Nursing Carol Sedlak, director, nurse educator program, is one of the...

Dr. Susan Taft, associate professor and director of graduate management programs in Kent State University’s College of Nursing, has been awarded a two-year, $410,000 grant from the Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future (PIN) program, led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Northwest Health Foundations (NWHF). Funding is...

Assistant Nursing Professor Lorene Martin recently won one of Kent State University’s Summer Teaching Awards. Martin, who teaches at Kent State University at Salem, is spending the summer developing a student mentoring program known as "Students Helping Students: A Student Nurse Mentoring Program” “Receiving this award is such an honor,”...

Kent State University’s College of Nursing has received funding to award 10 $10,000 scholarships from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) through the RWJF New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program. This is the third consecutive year that Kent State has received the RWJF scholarship assistance, bringing the total amount of funding in three...

Dr. Ratchneewan Ross, an associate professor in Kent State University’s College of Nursing, has received a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and conduct research in Thailand. Ross will teach research methodology to graduate students and doctoral candidates at five universities in Thailand from June to October 2010.  While in Thailand, she also...