College of Nursing

Photo of Barbara Yoost Kent State College of Nursing faculty member Barbara L. Yoost, M.S.N., 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,” says Yoost. Yoost first taught...

Ashtabula nursing students and faculty hold a Dominican Republic flag Kent State University at Ashtabula nursing students will be traveling to the Dominican Republic in May for an experiential learning opportunity that is the culmination of the "Professional Nursing with a Global Perspective" course being taught this spring. Course professors, Tamra Courey, MSN, and Julie Senita, MSN, will be travelling with eight...

Ashtabula nursing students and faculty hold a Dominican Republic flag Kent State University’s College of Nursing presents “Driving the Future 2013,” an event focused on inspiration and innovation and their roles in the education, science and healthcare of the future. The event will take place on Monday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will feature a series of TED TALK-style presentations. The event will...

Promotional graphic for Driving the Future 2013 Kent State University’s College of Nursing presents “Driving the Future 2013,” an event focused on inspiration and innovation and their roles in the education, science and healthcare of the future. The event will take place on Monday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will feature a series of TED TALK-style presentations. The event will...

College of Nursing

Photo of Cynthia Ackrill, M.D. That will be the topic for a special presentation on Friday, Feb. 15, at Kent State University. Cynthia Ackrill, M.D., noted speaker and president of Wellspark, will speak at 10 a.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva on “Habit Shifting - Why It Is So Hard to Make a Change, and How to Make it Easier; The Neuroscience of Behavior Change.” The...

Photo of Nancy M. Albert The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently selected Kent State University alumna Nancy M. Albert, RN, Ph.D., CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, as its 2013 Distinguished Research Lecturer. Albert is the senior director of nursing research and innovation for the Cleveland Clinic enterprise (nine hospitals in Northeast Ohio and 16...

Photo of Nancy M. Albert Kent State University’s College of Nursing has been selected as a recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award. The awards program recognizes the outstanding work of AACN member schools to re-envision traditional models for nursing education and lead programmatic change. ...

Photo of Nancy M. Albert 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...