College of Nursing

Alumna Lisa Aurilio, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, was recently promoted to Chief Operating Officer at Akron Children’s Hospital. Lisa Aurilio, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, was recently promoted to Chief Operating Officer at Akron Children's Hospital. Aurilio received her master of science in nursing degree from Kent State University College of Nursing in  1999. Aurilio served as the hospital's Chief Nursing Officer for 7 years in which she was responsible for ensuring...

Mary Bacha (right), a lecturer in Kent State University’s College of Nursing, instructs students in the Olga A. Mural Simulation Lab located in Henderson Hall. The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” The use of leading-edge educational technology allows the college’s students to learn and practice the skills needed to become future nurse...

Mary Bacha (right), a lecturer in Kent State University’s College of Nursing, instructs students in the Olga A. Mural Simulation Lab located in Henderson Hall. The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” The use of leading-edge educational technology allows the college’s students to learn and practice the skills needed to become future nurse...

Mary Bacha (right), a lecturer in Kent State University’s College of Nursing, instructs students in the Olga A. Mural Simulation Lab located in Henderson Hall. The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” The use of leading-edge educational technology allows the college’s students to learn and practice the skills needed to become future nurse...

Kent State University College of Nursing seniors, Alyssa Lodi (back, right) and Anna Hunker (front, right), lead a group of middle school students through simple yoga stretches to promote relaxation and mindfulness during the health and wellness fair. Alliance Middle School students are more likely to make healthy lifestyle choices after attending a health and wellness fair presented by a group of senior nursing students from Kent State University College of Nursing. The adolescents rotated through four exhibits which focused on positive self-talk, mindfulness and stress management, the...

Tracy Schwab receiving a cake and flowers from the Delta Xi board in congratulations of her achievement Tracy Schwab, MSN ’17, was recently announced as the 2017 New Member Pillar Award recipient from the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) nursing honor society.   The recipient of this award is chosen from over 500 chapters around the world who are eligible to nominate a new member, according to outgoing Kent State University College of Nursing...

Victoria Harger, Caitlin Flynn, and Jess Paul stand with Akron Children’s Hospital’s Jeffrey Hord, MD, Director, Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Lisa Aurilio, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Patient Services & Chief Nursing Officer Kent State University nursing students collectively raised $4,105 for The Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Akron Children’s Hospital. Kent State University College of Nursing student organizations, KSU-Student Nurses’ Association (SNA), Diversity in Nursing Association (DNA), and Students for Professional...

The 2017 Race into Finals men’s and women’s top finishers pose with their medals outside Henderson Hall. From left: Kellie Janus, Jammie Rhoads, Zach Morris, Eric Asp, and Noah Gurney. More than 150 runners and walkers registered to participated in Kent State University College of Nursing’s 4th Annual Race into Finals 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run this past Saturday. Spirits were high in spite of the morning’s chilly temperature and cold rain. The event began at 9 a.m. The course provided racers with a scenic, albeit wet,...

Kent State University College of Nursing seniors, Alyssa Lodi (back, right) and Anna Hunker (front, right), lead a group of middle school students through simple yoga stretches to promote relaxation and mindfulness during the health and wellness fair. Alliance Middle School students are more likely to make healthy lifestyle choices after attending a health and wellness fair presented by a group of senior nursing students from Kent State University College of Nursing. The adolescents rotated through four exhibits which focused on positive self-talk, mindfulness and stress management, the...

Jason Fisher, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN-CMC, MSN/FNP graduate student, and Suzanna Thiese, BSN student, recently advocated for nursing policy on Capitol Hill. Jason Fisher, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN-CMC, a MSN/FNP graduate student, and Suzanna Thiese, a BSN student, recently attended the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Student Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. The three day conference hosted speakers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), American Association of Colleges of Nursing...