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University Hospitals and Kent State University are joining forces to address the ongoing nursing shortage in Northeast Ohio through a new Nursing education initiative that will increase the number of baccalaureate-degreed nurses who enter the workforce each year.

This program will better meet the needs of students, employers and the community and will serve as a model for other communities around the United States who face similar challenges. Specifically, the program will tackle the challenges that nursing students face at every stage of their education and careers by:

A team of Kent State students took first place in the seventh annual Mission: Life international competition on November 12, which took place at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.

A team of investigators at Kent State University College of Nursing are using video teleconferencing technology, known as Project ECHO®, to reduce healthcare disparities and improve access to high quality care.

Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday 2018 broke the million-dollar mark for the second year in a row.

With the launch of its 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign on Nov. 1, Kent State University has again transformed what was just a one-day fundraising initiative into a monthlong giving campaign to support student scholarships, expanded programs, study away initiatives and 21st-century facilities.

Throughout the month of November 2018, alumni and friends of Kent State University have the opportunity to make a tremendous impact on the lives of our students and on Kent State.

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org) granted 10 years accreditation to Kent State University College of Nursing baccalaureate and master’s degree programs, as well as the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and the post-graduate APRN certificate program, extending to December 31, 2028.

John and Fonda Elliot have become the largest donors in Kent State University’s history, providing the largest total outright gift of $10 million as well as a $2 million planned gift, benefiting the College of Architecture and Environmental Design.

Kent State University College of Nursing is proud to announce it has been awarded a new grant of $10,000 from Jonas Philanthropies, a leading national philanthropic funder of graduate nursing education. Matched by $10,000 of its own monies, the grant will fund the scholarship of one doctoral nursing student in 2018.

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