College of Nursing

Photo of Tana Henley with her app on an iPad What do you get when you cross a passion for crossword puzzles with a student enrolled in the accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Kent State University? You get a medical terminology crossword puzzle app on your favorite iOS device. Having already earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology from Kent State, Tana...

Ruth Ann Mullen reviews breastfeeding information with her student, Leah Wilson, holding her son, Maddox. Wilson is a student in the BSN program at Kent State Salem who is able to use the accommodations provided on campus for breastfeeding moms. Ruth Ann Mullen, RN, MSN, IBCLC, is an assistant professor of nursing and an internationally certified lactation consultant. She explained that Kent Salem was one of only 11 Ohio businesses to receive this award. “Our breastfeeding initiatives give mothers the support, confidence and skills to successfully breastfeed their babies while working or...

Scholar of the Month Ann Jacobson Professor College of Nursing 1995-present Ann Jacobson is a professor in the College of Nursing and a nationally recognized nursing scholar. Her program of research represents an integration of theories from a variety of disciplines and focuses on testing cognitive-behavioral and complementary therapies for people...

East Liverpool students and faculty volunteer at Canfield Fair Two faculty members and eight students from the nursing program at Kent State University at East Liverpool volunteered their time during the recent Canfield Fair by conducting free blood pressure screenings at a booth sponsored by the Ohio Nurses Association, District Three, in the fair’s Medical Building.  The volunteer effort was initiated...

East Liverpool students and faculty volunteer at Canfield Fair Kent State University’s College of Nursing was one of several university departments to purchase a Centennial Black Squirrel in 2010. The College of Nursing began promoting the squirrel’s sense of style when it launched its social media campaign in October 2012.Deborah Gesaman, receptionist at the College of Nursing and creative mind and...

East Liverpool students and faculty volunteer at Canfield Fair Kent State University has named Susan Stocker, Ph.D., interim dean of the College of Nursing. Stocker currently serves as dean of Kent State University at Ashtabula. The announcement was made today by Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and Provost. Stocker will begin serving as interim dean of Kent State’s...

East Liverpool students and faculty volunteer at Canfield Fair Margaret O’Bryan Doheny, professor emeritus who was on the Kent State University College of Nursing faculty for 35 years, will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing on Oct. 19, in Washington, D.C. There are more than 2,000 nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy and research who are members of the American Academy of...

Students at the 2013 Salem BSN Convocation Salem  – Kent State University at Salem recently held its convocation and pinning ceremony for its 2013 nursing graduates.  The ceremony was held at The Lake Club in Poland and helped recognize the students’ hard work and dedication to the nursing profession.  Dr. Mary Lou Ferranto, director of the nursing program at Kent Salem, recognized...

East Liverpool nursing class of 2013 at pinning ceremony Prior to the end of the semester, Kent State University at East Liverpool held its annual pinning ceremony at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort for the 2013 graduating class. Forty-seven students received nursing pins signifying their hard work and dedication to their schoolwork and future profession.  The following students were honored at...

East Liverpool nursing class of 2013 at pinning ceremony Kent State University College of Nursing faculty member Barbara L. Yoost, MSN, RN, CNS, CNE, ANEF, received the Distinguished Honors Faculty Award for 2013 for her work with nursing honors students. “I was shocked and humbled to have been named the university’s Distinguished Honors Faculty Award recipient this year,” Yoost said. A resident...