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Nursing clinicals: What happens when students are not eligible?

John Engoglia, Reporter February 15, 2024

Editor's note: Information about the number of students who do not continue as a nursing major and the description of alternative steps for those who do not meet originally the acceptance criteria were...

Nursing students huddled together in the College of Nursing, located in Henderson Hall.

The power of nursing and the individuals in it

Sarah Petrovich, Reporter December 3, 2023

At 11 years old, Dino Campisi, a freshman nursing major at Kent State, faced hardship when his father got into a motorcycle accident, leaving him paralyzed. He was in the hospital for roughly six months...

Photo by Chania Crawford.

New initiatives in College of Nursing welcome incoming freshmen

Chania Crawford, Reporter April 21, 2023

To prepare for the incoming freshmen class, the College of Nursing is launching initiatives to ensure the success of these incoming freshmen, with a special focus on first-generation students and students...

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...

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