National Nurses Day

On Friday, May 6, which is recognized as National Nurses Day, 45 Kent State University at Stark bachelor of science in nursing degree (BSN) graduates will officially begin their professional careers as nurses. Their achievement will be honored at the campus’s annual Nursing Pinning Ceremony, at 2:30 p.m. in First Christian Church, 6900 Market Avenue in North Canton. National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6 through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The pinning ceremony rite of passage, signifying the transition from nursing student ...