Monday, February 12, 2018

By Tassy Taylor

The College of Nursing DanceBlue team is proud to announce it raised $20,238.69 For The Kids (FTK) – more than double the amount raised last year.

“Despite the records that were broken, the friendships that were made, and the fun we have had, at the end of the day, all our efforts were for the kids,” says the College’s DanceBlue co-captain and undergraduate BSN student Hannah Thompson. 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Dr. Amanda Fallin-Bennett was recently featured in a video on WLKY news in a push to raise Kentucky's cigarette tax to a dollar a pack.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Dr. Whitney Spear, 2017 graduate of the College of Nursing DNP Program associated with the Norton Healthcare  Academic-Practice Partnership was a participant in a presentation at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Conference on Friday, January 19. 2018.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The College of Nursing is excited to announce that Ana Maria Linares, DNS, RN, IBCLC, associate professor, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar. She is the second faculty member in the College to receive this honor and the first to travel to another country to implement her program of research. 

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Select Medical today announced the first two nursing school graduates resulting from its educational scholarship partnership program with the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Nursing. 

Monday, January 22, 2018

As the College of Nursing’s undergraduate student body grows, so does the challenge to succeed. Between balancing a strenuous course load, working clinicals, studying for exams and maintaining a social life, students often face several stressors during their undergraduate careers.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The College of Nursing will celebrate 30 years of its nationally recognized PhD Program on Thursday, February 8 at the Hilary J. Boone Center at 6:00 pm.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

UK's BREATHE team recently partnered with Youth Empowered Solutions (YES) to host tobacco and youth advocacy training for leadership students of Hazard High School, as well as a training session for adult community advocates from around the state on the importance of youth empowerment and mentorship and how to engage youth in advocacy efforts.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing Veterans Nursing Council and students in Dr. Lexie Dampier's NUR 201 class collected a total of 70,000 bottle caps to raise money for Lady Veterans Connect, a non-profit organization in Lexington, Kentucky, which aims to end homelessness for lady veterans.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

“I grew up in the ’70s, and at the time, most women decided between being a teacher and being a nurse,” says Wanda Lovitz, MSN, RN, APRN, clinical instructor at the College of Nursing. “Now, it’s the best of both worlds. I get to teach students, and I get to practice.”