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Kent Wired

A group of nursing students at their clinicals. (from left to right) Hannah Schweier, Reese McCrann, Hannah Stark, Alex Harris, Leah Krajewski, Emily Lippe, Chloe Sickman, Nicole Cannon

Kent State University’s nursing program focuses on self-care

Sydney Pendergast, Reporter June 17, 2022

The Kent State nursing program is the highest-ranked program in northern Ohio. Even after the pandemic, both students and professors continue to keep morale and retention up. The program focuses on...

Online Master’s in Nursing Program Ranks 68 of 179 in U.S. News

Jordan Bryski, Reporter March 8, 2022

Kent State’s online Master’s in Nursing Program was ranked in the top half of public institutions by the U.S. News Best Online Programs of 2022.   The online MSN has several concentrations, including...

Sculpted concrete bookcases in the Beck Family Gardens on the east side of Merrill Hall. 

College of Nursing and iSchool collaborate for a $100,000 childhood development grant

Mateo Martin Reporter September 29, 2021

The Supporting Healthy Infant Early Learning and Development project, or Project SHIELD, is a study led by three professors focused on gaining research on how children ages zero to 24 months could benefit...

Madeline Sterling is a junior nursing major at Kent State and she was able to participate in a research study last summer as a part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program.

SURE program funds student researchers to conduct faculty-supervised research projects

Morgan Boyd Reporter April 28, 2021

Last summer in the summer research program, junior nursing major Madeline Sterling had the opportunity to participate in a research study involving how environmental factors relate to the emergency room....

Caitlin Woodward is a junior nursing major at Kent State University. 

Kent State student’s research into the Careol project impacts her perspective on nursing

Morgan Boyd Reporter March 31, 2021

Last semester, as a part of her honors course work in the nursing program, senior Caitlin Woodward had to collaborate with a faculty member to conduct research. Originally hoping to find a study based...

Senior nursing major Aniara Callipo has worked with COVID-19 patients as a patient care nursing assistant during the span of the pandemic. She graduates in August and is ready to jump in as a nurse.

Nursing students reflect on experiences in field during pandemic, share future plans

Kelly Krabill Reporter March 24, 2021

Wearing layers of personal protection equipment and sterilizing each instrument after treating COVID-19 patients became a normal part of senior nursing major Aniara Callipo’s shift at Cleveland Clinic...

USG Election results: Chazzlyn Jackson is the new USG president

Blake Westover Reporter March 21, 2021

The USG election concluded Wednesday with over 600 ballots cast. The election featured nineteen elected positions; all but five of the positions were uncontested. The contested positions were Senator for...

Meet the USG Candidates

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Undergraduate student government elections for the 2021-22 school year will be held on March 16 and 17. Twenty-three candidates filed their petitions to campaign for open positions. The candidates began...

Amy Petrinec, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing at Kent State. 

Kent State assistant professor’s research study links family caregivers, psychological health struggles

Morgan Boyd Reporter February 5, 2021

A Kent State assistant professor’s research study on post-intensive care syndrome has linked family caregivers of intensive care unit patients as the unidentified population who suffer from unanticipated...

Kevin Pospichel, a senior IT user support analyst at the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, wears a shield mask prototype. Pospichel manages the makerspace in the Architecture Building and has experience with 3D modeling. He helped create the PPE prototypes, alongside Ferdig and Kennedy. 

Kent State faculty aim to help first responders in light of personal protective equipment shortage

When nurse Tracy Dodson interacts with a patient experiencing respiratory issues, she wears goggles, gloves, a mask and a gown. She usually puts the equipment in a trash bin when she leaves the room. But...

Vaping, Health Risks Associated

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 1, 2019

Vaping illnesses and deaths have spiked across the country since the beginning of 2019.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 805 lung injury cases were reportedly associated with...

The process in selecting and deciding if and when the program receives CCNE accreditation. The cycle repeats every 10 years.

College of Nursing Granted 10-year Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accreditation

Lexi Marco November 28, 2018

Hard work, time, effort and a strong-willed passion drive Kent State’s College of Nursing to its success each year. This year, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) granted Kent State’s...

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