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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The College of Nursing held its annual Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony and Reception on Tuesday, May 9 at the Hyatt Hotel. Faculty and staff were recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions for the 2016-2017 academic year.


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The College of Nursing held its semiannual Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 5 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Congratulations to all of our graduates!


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The College of Nursing held its annual Pinning Ceremony for the seventy-third baccalaureate graduating class on Friday, May 5 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Congratulations to all of our graduates!


Thursday, May 4, 2017

College of Nursing Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Faculty Affairs Dr. Terry Lennie was among 16 members of the University faculty to be presented with the University Research Professorship Award on Tuesday, May 2. The award recognizes faculty who have demonstrated excellence in research and creative work that addresses scientific, social, cultural, economic and health challenges in our region and around the world.


Monday, May 1, 2017

The College of Nursing will have its annual Pinning Ceremony for the seventy-third baccalaureate graduating class on Friday, May 5 from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. The Hooding Ceremony will immediately follow at the Singletary Center for the Arts at 10:30 a.m.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Delta Psi Chapter inducted a record number of students from the UK College of Nursing at the 40th annual induction ceremony and brunch reception on Sunday, April 23.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The University of Kentucky recognized exceptional faculty and teaching assistants at the Outstanding Teaching Awards at the 2017 University of Kentucky Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 25, in Woodward Hall of the Gatton College of Business and Economics building. Recipients of the inaugural Inclusive Excellence Awards, in partnership with the Office for Institutional Diversity were also recognized.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

It is bitter sweet to announce that after more than 18 years at the University of Kentucky’s College of Nursing, Dr. Patricia Burkhart – Associate Dean of Undergraduate Faculty Affairs and pediatric nurse for 45 years, will be retiring June 30th, 2017. Since her arrival to UK in 1999, Dr. Burkhart has championed a new era of undergraduate nursing education in the Commonwealth. 


Monday, April 24, 2017

Nearly one week before the College of Nursing pinning ceremony, senior nursing student Molly Morris’s husband, Corporal Lee Morris, will be deployed overseas with his Marine Reserve Unit. Designated as Molly’s pinner, Corporal Morris was able to pin his wife before his deployment surrounded by fellow students, faculty, and staff, as well as family and friends at a private Pinning Ceremony held by the College.