Juneteenth is a monumental day in world history that marks slavery’s true end in the United States. It recognizes the June 19th, 1865, date when Union Soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas to declare freedom to those who remained enslaved. Although the Emancipation Proclamation was signed over two years prior to this historic event, slaves who were under Confederate control remained in bondage.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing brought together distinguished nurse leaders from UK and across the state on May 12, 2022, with their Call to Post event to celebrate Kentucky nursing excellence.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing celebrated its Class of Spring 2022 with special Pinning and Hooding graduation ceremonies on May 6, 2022, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.
Nurses have been identified as the backbone of healthcare, supporting, and protecting their patients. During the pandemic nurses have endured an increased workload, short staffing, fear of becoming sick or worse exposing their families to sickness and very ill patients many of whom died with a nurse by their side and with no family members.
It's no secret – Kentucky needs more nurses. In December 2021, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency relating to the nursing shortage in Kentucky. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have been overworked and scarcely available in comparison to the rising number of patients in need.
The news of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s proposal to ban mentholated cigarettes and flavored cigars will save lives.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is excited to welcome Corey Moore EdD (c), MA, BS, as the College’s new assistant dean of academic advising and student success.
Dr. Julianne Ewen is a Doctor of Nursing Practice who specializes in family and primary care. Her clinical expertise is one of the many reasons she's a valuable professor in our DNP program.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is offering a new fellowship for one exceptional Fall 2022 new admission to the College's PhD program.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is proud to celebrate all of our May 2022 graduates. Get details or Pinning, Hooding and Commencement.