News

Friday, September 18, 2020

 Dr. Ty Borders, University of Kentucky College of Nursing professor and director of the Rural and Underserved Health Research Center, was recently named by the University of Iowa College of Public Health as one of their 2020 Outstanding Alumni.  


Thursday, September 17, 2020

A lack of access to proper care can heavily impact a community’s health. Recent studies have shed light on an area’s socioeconomic status being one of the most impactful social determinants of health in both urban and rural communities throughout Kentucky.


Thursday, September 17, 2020

UK College of Nursing alum and Dean's Advisory Board member Vicki Gorman and her husband Chris, also a UK alum, contribute their personal and professional success, in large part, to the university.


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

With deep gratitude and appreciation for leading change, the UK CON  is proud to honor the first African-American graduates in each of its nursing degree programs.  These “Fabulous 5” graduates are trailblazers at the College of Nursing—each going on to excel and affect change in nursing, healthcare, and beyond.


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is proud to announce a new honor to recognize some of the college’s many outstanding alumni—the Dean’s Puma Award for Alumni Excellence.


Friday, September 11, 2020

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is proud to welcome its 4th Hall of Fame of Class, joining an exemplary group of distinguished and highly-accomplished alumni. 


Thursday, September 10, 2020

The UK College of Nursing is proud to announce the renewal of a scholarship fund in honor of Dr. Juanita Fleming, the college's first African-American faculty member.  


Monday, August 31, 2020

As one of the first Acute Care Nurse Practitioners in the country and a 20-year faculty member at the College of Nursing, Lynn Kelso has been "walking the talk" for years as a leader in acute patient care and instruction.  


Monday, August 31, 2020

To coincide with 2020 being declared the "Year of the Nurse," the UK College of Nursing is excited to honor 14 of its outstanding alumni with a first-of-its-kind virtual celebration this fall.


Thursday, August 13, 2020

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing has been named a 2020 Center of Excellence by the National League of Nursing—a prestigious designation awarded to nursing programs, teaching hospitals and clinical sites across the country for high standards in educational excellence and visionary leadership.