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Monday, November 19, 2018

Dec. 2018 Pinning Ceremony

Join us for our annual Pinning Ceremony to celebrate the 76th baccalaureate graduating class at the Singletary Center for the Arts on Friday, December 14, 2018.


Monday, November 19, 2018

The College of Nursing Advisory Board was created in 2007 and provides advice and counsel to the dean on matters for which external advice is critical.

The board meets twice each year and considers a variety of topics that may include long-range planning and philanthropic endeavors. Its members also advise on achieving the College’s goals for national and international prominence in teaching, service and research.


Thursday, November 15, 2018

The role of the nurse practitioner (NP) will be showcased November 11–17, 2018, as NPs across the country celebrate more than 50 years of practice during National NP Week. In the United States, this distinguished group of health care professionals number approximately 248,000 strong, with an additional 23,000 NP students graduating each year.


Thursday, November 15, 2018

Last week, University of Kentucky graduate and undergraduate students competed in the final rounds of the 5-Minute Fast Track Research Competition and the 3-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT). 


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Leslie Scott, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, CDE, MLDE, associate professor, recently received the 2018 Florence Nightingale Award Nursing Excellence on November 8, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky, for her outstanding contributions to advance health and wellness with diabetic youth at Camp Hendon, a week-long summer camp in rural Kentucky that annually impacts over 150 children ages 8-17 with type 1 diabetes.


Monday, November 12, 2018

Jean Edward, PhD, RN, CHPE, assistant professor, was recently selected as an awardee of the UK College of Nursing Office of Nursing Research (ONR) Pilot Funding Program.


Monday, November 12, 2018

Martha Biddle, PhD, APRN, CCNS, FAHA, associate professor, was recently selected as an awardee of the UK College of Nursing Office of Nursing Research (ONR) Pilot Funding Program.


Monday, November 12, 2018

When Shannon Beebe began working on her CNA as a 16-year-old high school student in Virginia, her ambition was to someday become a nurse. This past May, the 41-year-old mother of five reached that milestone as one of the first two graduates of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing’s MedVet-BSN Option.


Thursday, November 8, 2018

Bethany Wilson's doctors told her family it was time to say goodbye. In 2014, after three years of active addiction and a heart valve replacement to treat endocarditis, there was nothing more they could do.


Monday, November 5, 2018

Deborah Reed, PhD, MSPH, RN, FAAOHN, FAAN, Distinguished Service Professor and Good Samaritan Endowed Chair, was honored with the Edge Runner Award from the American Academy of Nursing for her work educating farmers about occupational health, safety and disease prevention on farms.