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Kent State University Giving Tuesday logo On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, Kent State University will once again participate in Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday serves as a day to reflect on philanthropy in a time of the year often focused on consumerism. As in years past, the College of Nursing will be featured as we work to raise additional support for our emergency fund the “Race into...

College of nursing lecturer Ann Marie James, MSN, RN, demonstrates a recurrent wrap. When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Kent State University to go completely remote midway through the spring 2020 semester, College of Nursing lecturer Sarah Bixler, MSN, RN, knew she would need to get creative with her teaching methods. “I have two school-aged children at home whose world was also turned upside down. While I was managing their new...

Kent State University College of Nursing Kent State University College of Nursing faculty researcher Dana Hansen, Ph.D., APRN, ACHPN (Principal Investigator), Tracey Motter, DNP (Co-Investigator), and Jennifer Shanholtzer, MSN, Ph.D. candidate, RN, CHSE (Simulation Director) were recently funded by the prestigious Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation with a year-long...

Kent State University College of Nursing Dr. Jo Dowell, Ph.D., APRN, CNP, PNP, FNP-BC, CFNE, serves as Assistant Professor for the Kent State University College of Nursing and examines pediatric asthma and improving health outcomes for children who suffer from this disease. In a recent national report, Asthma Capitals 2019: The Most Challenging Places to Live with Asthma, the Asthma &...

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Dee Dee Miller “Dee Dee was the ultimate caregiver throughout her life,” recalls her husband, Bill Miller. “She spent her entire life helping others with medical issues and a myriad of life concerns.” Her service to others is one of the reasons Bill and his family, following Dee Dee’s passing in January 2020, wanted to start a scholarship at Kent State...

Photo of Jim Tudhope The Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recently awarded a $1.5 million, three-year grant to Kent State University College of Nursing research faculty member Jim Tudhope, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC (principal investigator) and his team, Wendy Umberger, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate...

Kent Campus Kent State University was recently notified of a security breach at one of our vendors, Blackbaud. Because your privacy and that of our alumni, donors, students, faculty, and staff is very important to us, we felt it necessary to make you aware of this issue, even though it is not KSU’s breach. Blackbaud, which works with many nonprofits to...

Division of Institutional Advancement

Kent Campus Kent State University was recently notified of a security breach at one of our vendors, Blackbaud. Because your privacy and that of our alumni, donors, students, faculty, and staff is very important to us, we felt it necessary to make you aware of this issue, even though it is not KSU’s breach. Blackbaud, which works with many nonprofits to...

Lily of the valley flowers behind the Barbara Donaho Distinguish Leadership in Learning Awards logo Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kent State University College of Nursing was unable to host the 2020 Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award celebration in person this year. In accordance with Ohio’s social distancing recommendations, the outstanding preceptors were notified via email and their awards and nomination remarks were...

Photo of Interim Dean Denice Sheehan outside Henderson Hall Drs. Denice Sheehan (Principal Investigator) and Pamela Stephenson (Co-Investigator) from the College of Nursing and Christopher Was (Co-Investigator) from the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University received a $421,993 grant award on April 30, 2020, from the National Institutes of Health...