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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...

University officals announce spring commencement schedule, similar to that of spring 2021

Zaria Johnson, Editor-in-chief March 16, 2022

University events and protocol officials announced the commencement schedule for the spring 2022 graduating class. In-person ceremonies will be held at Manchester Field, off of Petrarca Drive adjacent...

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...

Angela Spalsbury is the dean and chief administrative officer for Kent State Geauga. 

Kent State Geauga unveils 2022 renovation plan

Olivia Futo Reporter May 3, 2021

A recently approved $1.2 million renovation plan will update the Kent State Geauga regional campus by introducing a new student learning commons area and nursing skills lab.  Earlier this year, Dean...

Kathy Dwinnells is an Associate Professor at Kent State Trumbull and a Trumbull BSN Coordinator. 

Nursing students at regional campuses provided with numerous scholarship opportunities

Olivia Futo Reporter April 21, 2021

The Kent State Nursing program at regional campuses receive thousands of dollars in scholarships each year to assist the diverse group of student nurses in completing their degrees.The nursing program...

Graduation Q & A

Q&A: Spring commencements and ceremonies

Emma Andrus Reporter April 11, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester comes to a close, celebrations for graduating students are soon to be underway. Kent State announced its plans to host optional in-person commencement ceremonies in an email...

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...

Members of the community near the Kent State Ashtabula campus receive their COVID-19 vaccines in the campus gymnasium. 

Kent State Ashtabula helps city health department with COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Olivia Futo Reporter February 26, 2021

Locals of Ashtabula County now have access to COVID-19 vaccines because Kent State Ashtabula opened as a distribution center on Jan. 19. The Ashtabula City Health Department has been planning to work...

COVID-19 offers nursing students unique learning experience

Megan Medfisch Reporter December 13, 2020

Nursing majors receive valuable experience in clinical training as they continue to learn skills during a global pandemic.Lectures have moved online, while labs and clinicals remain in person. Students...

A day in the life of a nursing major

Emelia Sherin February 3, 2018

Students in the College of Nursing are beginning to feel the effects of real-world experience. “I couldn't be happier to have ended up with nursing," sophomore nursing major Jennifer Lachendro said.The...

Fashion School receives $2.5 million from MCM Foundation

Paige Miller May 3, 2017

Kent State’s Fashion School received a $2.5 million donation from the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation to sustain study-away programs and endue a chair for the Fashion School’s director.The Margaret...

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