News

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.


Friday, April 21, 2017

The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy marked 10 years recognizing smoke-free advocates and policy influencers across the state at its annual conference April 18.


Thursday, April 20, 2017

An interdisciplinary team of health care providers presented early signs of success treating pregnant women with opioid use disorders through the PATHways program during the National Rx Abuse and Heroin Summit on April 18.


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Ellen J. Hahn, director of BREATHE and Marcia A. Dake professor of nursing at the UK College of Nursing, discusses the impacts of tobacco use and how to prevent them on Kentucky Educational Television (KET) with Dr. Tuckson.