Nearly 30 northeastern Ohio medical professionals, formally known as preceptors, were honored at the Eleventh Annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards on Thursday, March 23. Nominated by nursing students, faculty and staff, the award recognizes exceptional nurses and physicians for generously donating their time to mentor and train Kent State’s nursing students in clinical settings.
Barbara Donaho, front center, sits with the 2017 recipients of the Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award.
Kent State University College of Nursing is collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center - Kent campus. The Point of Dispensing Exercise will involve a mock Anthrax release, triage, and treatment site.
This year, Kent State University College of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of nursing education, research and community outreach. To kick-off the year-long celebration, the college hosted a birthday party for students, faculty, staff, alumni and distinguished guests Monday afternoon in Henderson Hall on the Kent campus.
More than 500 guests, including 61 graduating nursing students from Kent State University College of Nursing, gathered in the Kent State Student Center Ballroom on Friday, December 16, for the Fall Undergraduate Convocation ceremony. The event recognized the accomplishments of the graduates and marked their successful transition from nursing student to professional nurse.
Joan Inderhees, 2016-2017 provost’s fellow at Kent State, provided the University welcome message.
Kent State University College of Nursing has received a grant totaling $100,000 from the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, a private grant-making foundation interested in supporting mental health programs in northeast Ohio.
Kent State University College of Nursing is collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, and Thursday, November 17, 2016, from 8:30 - 11 a.m. at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center - Kent campus. The Point of Dispensing Exercise will involve a mock Anthrax release, triage and treatment site.
Each semester, nearly 400 registered nurses and advanced practice nurses at over 100 health care organizations across northeast Ohio volunteer to mentor Kent State University College of Nursing students in a clinical setting. These nursing professionals, known as preceptors, work one-on-one with students sharing their real-world experiences and knowledge to complement curriculum taught in the classroom.
Kent State College of Nursing Delta Xi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), an honor society of nursing, helped celebrate STTI’s annual Founder’s Day on Wednesday, October 5th by collecting and assembling Project Night Night tote bags for children in local homeless shelters.
Tracy Schwab, BSN, RN, left, and Kaishin Sabrina King, senior, assemble a Project Night Night tote bag for local homeless children.
Congratulations to Karen Bankston, Ph.D., MSN, FACHE, '84, M.S.N. '90, associate dean for clinical practice, partnership and community engagement at the College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati. She will be among those who are celebrated at the 2016 Kent State Alumni Awards Ceremony on Friday, September 30 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center. Dr. Bankston will be presented with the 2016 Professional Achievement Award.