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Kent State University’s College of Nursing
Nursing School Overview
Kent State University offers one of the finest Nursing Programs in Ohio. At the College of Nursing, expert faculty and administrators work with students to enhance professional education and success. All of Kent State’s offerings provide a base for professional development.
Our College of Nursing faculty and staff are dedicated to helping each student reach his or her full potential. Learn more about the unique opportunities available through Kent State’s College of Nursing today - from an Associate Degree through a PhD and now including the DNP. Discover your options when you enroll in a top Nursing Program in Ohio.
The baccalaureate and master's programs in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Kent State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.
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News & Announcements
Diana Fleming Named First DAISY Faculty Award Recipient at Kent State
Diana Fleming, MSN, RN, CNE, Associate Lecturer at Kent State’s College of Nursing was named the first DAISY Faculty Award recipient for the college.
KSU Nursing Student Receives First Fathom Education Scholarship
Emma Hill, sophomore nursing student at Kent State University, recently received the Fathom Fund for Purpose-Driven Students, a scholarship from Fathom Education.
Alumna Krause Named CNO of Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Kathie Krause, MSN, RN, was recently named the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN. She is a graduate of Kent State’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and went on to get her MSN from Vanderbilt University.
College of Nursing MSN/MPA Graduate Appointed COO of Health 360 Integrated Clinic
Kerry Kernen, MPA, MSN, RN, was recently appointed as the Chief Operation Officer of the Health 360 Integrated Clinic in Lincoln, Nebraska. Kernen is a 2011 graduate of our combined MSN/MPA degree program, which was designed for nurses who desire to integrate knowledge and skills from nursing with the public sector and public policy.
Visiting Scholar: Alethea Hill on January 8, 2015
Alethea Hill, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC, and assistant professor at the University of South Alabama, will be visiting Kent State University on January 8, 2015. As a Visiting Scholar, she will give a talk titled Diabetes Intervention in the African-American Community, from 12 - 1 p.m. in Kent Hall Annex, Room 102.
IMAGE: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing 2011 Innovation Award Recipient