Evelyn Parrish, PhD, APRN-BC, associate professor, director of Accreditation & Strategic Outcomes and DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Track co-coordinator, met Dr. Damon A. Williams, author of the best-selling books “Strategic Diversity Leadership: Activating Change and Transformation in Higher Education” and “The Chief Diversity Officer: Strategy, Structure and Change Management” as well as the monograph “The Role of the Chief Diversity Officers in Academic Medicine" on June 11.
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin appointed Jessica Wilson, PhD, APRN, assistant professor and RN-BSN track coordinator, to a four-year term on the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Board of Directors as well as its Education Committee effective June 30th.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing gladly welcomes Israa Desokey Mansour, a second year nursing student from the British University in Egypt.
In 2016, May 2018 BSN graduate Maya Husayni biked a thousand miles with her family to raise more than $17,000 for Syrian Refugees. Fast forward two years; she just completed a hike to Everest Base Camp, this time honoring Shayn Elexendere, a former student who passed away before he could graduate with Husayni's class.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently awarded Sharon Lock, PhD, APRN, FNAP, FAANP, professor and assistant dean of Faculty Practice, and Dianna Inman, DNP, RN, APRN, CPNP, PMHS, PMHNP, assistant professor, a $1.7 million award entitled "Enhancing the Role of the Parimary Care Registered Nurse in Rural Kentucky."
When Heather Robertson, MPA, saw how her daughter was flourishing at the University of Kentucky (UK), she recognized that a big part of the reason was the university’s Living Learning Program (LLP). The program, which enables students with similar interests or backgrounds to live in a residence hall together, offered her daughter support and a sense of belonging as she juggled a challenging schedule and adjusted to college life.
The College of Nursing held its first annual Circle of Remembrance Gathering to recognize those held in our thoughts and prayers this past academic year on Thursday, May 10, in the new Cultivating Practices for Resilience (CPR) room.
The RICH Heart Research Team held a one week intensive writing retreat to provide writing time and assistance with the completion of a manuscript project for CON faculty members. RICH Heart faculty and volunteers were available to provide consultations on a variety of topics related to manuscript development, preparation, submission, and revision.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) visited the Polk-Dalton Clinic on Monday, May 7, to speak with PATHways staff about the comprehensive opioid maintenance treatment program for pregnant women recovering from addiction.
College of Nursing faculty, staff and students gathered on Tuesday, May 8, for the annual Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony and Reception, where they were recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions for the 2017-2018 academic year.