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Monday, September 18, 2017

Students, families, members of the College and scholarship donors gathered on Saturday, September 9 at the Hyatt Regency for the College of Nursing's annual Scholarship Brunch to celebrate the academic successes of and scholarships for several undergraduate and graduate students. 

One such student, Heather R. Hollingsworth, received the Sally G. Siebert Scholarship for Nurse Practitioner Students.


Monday, September 18, 2017

Karen Stefaniak, PhD, RN, assistant professor at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, recently presented "Using Appreciative Inquiry to Improve Staff Nurse Engagement" at the 22nd Annual Research Symposium on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at Baptist Health Lexington.


Tuesday, September 12, 2017

KET’s Connections explored efforts to reduce tobacco use among expectant mothers. The guest was Kristin Ashford, an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing who specializes in prenatal care and ways to end tobacco and illicit drug use among pregnant women.


Monday, September 11, 2017

The BREATHE Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) training program is now accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP). The training uses an online platform to deliver twenty-seven hours of self-paced learning over eight weeks. Registration and information is available on our webpage.


Friday, September 1, 2017

This article appeared in the Kentucky Herald-Leader on September 1, 2017.
By Linda Blackford


Friday, August 25, 2017

Public health nurse refresher course knowledge was used in planning for the safety and health of Kentucky residents and the high influx of tourists in the state during the recent total eclipse on August 21, 2017.  Several first-aid stations staffed with local health department nurses were set up in the Hopkinsville area. 


Thursday, August 24, 2017

From left to right: Ava Assef S18 admit, Yuri Maisel pre-nursing, Kayla Anderson Jr nursing major, and Maya Fitzpatrick pre-nursing. 


Friday, August 18, 2017

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


Friday, August 18, 2017

The College of Nursing is excited to welcome back its new and returning students for the 2017-2018 academic year!


Tuesday, August 15, 2017

​The American Academy of Nursing announced Carolyn Williams, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean emeritus of the UK College of Nursing and former president of the Academy, is one of five nurse leaders to receive its highly acclaimed designation of Living Legend.