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Friday, November 10, 2017

Established in 2006, the College of Nursing Hall of Fame identifies distinguished graduates and their extraordinary contributions to the nursing profession. The College of Nursing celebrated its five newest Hall of Fame inductees at the 21c Museum Hotel on Friday, November 10 at 7 p.m.


Friday, November 3, 2017

Kristin Ashford, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAAN, and Gwen Moreland, DNP, RN, NE-BC, were awarded the University of Louisville School of Nursing Nightingale Award on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Mellwood Arts Center. 


Friday, November 3, 2017

Prenursing students in the UK Lewis Honors College, Scholars in Nursing Pathway participated in the UK Children's and Shriners Hospitals reverse trick-or-treat for Halloween. Many UK students and employees attended the event and provided treats for children hospitalized during the Halloween season.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The College's 2016-2018 Jonas Scholars, JungHee Kang, BSN, RN, and Stephanie Kehler, PhD, RN, recently attended the 2017 Jonas Scholars Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. on October 29th.


Monday, October 30, 2017

The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center recently announced DNP student Joy Coles, BSN, RN, a recipient of the 2017 Saha Awards.


Monday, October 30, 2017

College of Nursing Dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, was recognized as an inaugural Distinguished Alumni at the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing on Friday, October 27.


Friday, October 20, 2017

The UK College of Nursing and UK HealthCare will host the third annual Nursing Leadership Lecture Series, featuring three prestigious nurse leaders who will examine leadership practices in an evolving health care environment.


Friday, October 20, 2017

College of Nursing students, faculty and staff celebrated the grand opening of the Cultivating Practices for Resilience (CPR) room on Thursday, October 19th.


Monday, October 16, 2017

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association’s Lyman T. Johnson Constituency Group awarded undergraduate nursing student Mia Jackson and DNP student Joy Coles, BSN, RN, the Torch Bearer and Torch of Excellence Awards at its 27thAnnual Homecoming Awards Celebration at the UK Alumni House.


Thursday, October 12, 2017

Representatives from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing recently met with eight Kentucky legislators on Capitol Hill on behalf of Friends of the National Institute for Nursing Research (FNINR), the advocacy arm of the National Institute for Nursing Research (NINR) which is one of 27 institutes of the National Institutes of Health that funds nurse researchers.