College of Nursing

Students from the associate degree in nursing (ADN) program at Kent State University at East Liverpool recently performed 113 blood pressures in three hours as part of Southern Local High School’s District Showcase, an annual community-wide festival that provides educational information to the public. In addition, numerous fundraisers for various...

  WHEN? Saturday, April 16th, 2011 6:00 p.m.   WHERE? Kent State University Student Center Ballroom   Barbara A. Donaho List of 2011 Recipients

Morris Beverage, Susan Stocker, and Mary Ogrinc at Lake Health’s TriPoint Medical Center. Kent State University at Ashtabula is partnering with Lake Health and Lakeland Community College to expand educational opportunities for nurses in Northeast Ohio. The new arrangement allows registered nurses with an associate degree to obtain a bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.) degree from Kent State by attending classes at Lake Health’s...

Ed Dailey of the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy program leads a class of Kent State nursing students. The notion of a partnership between Kent State University and fashion mogul Donna Karan isn’t such a strange thing to imagine. Kent State’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising is recognized as one of the top fashion schools in the country. So it may come as surprising to learn that the new collaboration between Kent State and Karan...

Ed Dailey of the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy program leads a class of Kent State nursing students. 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...

Photo of Carol Sedlak 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...

Photo of Susan Taft 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...

Photo of Susan Taft 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,”...

Photo of Susan Taft 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...

Photo of Ratchneewan Ross 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...