Posted: June 7, 2022
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 event, held on Florence Nightingale's birthday, marked the College's first return to in-person celebrations (outside of graduation) since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020.
'The event was held at the Campbell House in Lexington, Ky. and the evening's program featured a who's who of Kentucky nurse leaders, including:
Marsha Hughes-Rease, MSN, MSOD, PCC
Executive Coach, Quo Vadis Coaching and Consulting, LLC
Linda B. Gorton, BSN, RN
Mayor of Lexington, Kentucky
Gwen Moreland, DNP, RN, NE-BC
Chief Nurse Executive, UK HealthCare
Monica Kennison, EdD, MSN, RN
Chair of the Nursing Department, Berea College
Delanor Manson, MA, BSN, RN
CEO, Kentucky Nurses Association
Patricia K. Howard, PhD, RN, CEN, CPEN, NE-BC, FAEN, FAAN
Enterprise Director of Emergency Services, UK HealthCare
Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing, UK College of Nursing
The program also featured a special video highlighting the College's important impacts under the leadership of Dean Janie Heath and how the school is well-positioned for further, future success.
Below are a selection of photos from the evening.