Health care professionals interested in advancing their careers can now choose from a variety of fully-online degree programs from Eastern Kentucky University, which has been educating leaders in the field for more than 40 years.
Dr. Beverly Hart has earned Eastern Kentucky University’s highest honor for teaching excellence.
The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing have received reaffirmation of accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The CCNE’s Board of Commissioners granted a 10-year accreditation, extending the programs’ continuing accreditation to Dec. 31, 2021.
Addressing a large crowd that had gathered at grand opening ceremonies for Eastern Kentucky University’s new Somerset campus, Terri Reynolds could hardly contain her excitement.
“Finally, Somerset has its first four-year, state-sponsored university,” beamed Reynolds, coordinator for the campus. “The Lake Cumberland area has long awaited this morning.”
Led by a 24th-place national ranking among graduate programs in Occupational Therapy, four graduate programs at Eastern Kentucky University have earned placement in the 2012 edition of Best Graduate Schools, published by U.S. News Media Group.
Dr. Judy Short, Foundation Professor of Nursing and chair of Department of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing at Eastern Kentucky University, has been named to the Board of Directors of Central Baptist Hospital.
Beverly Hart, professor of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing and RN-BSN Coordinator at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed to an Emergency Nurses Association committee that will examine national issues related to emergency nursing practices, emergency care and matters of the Association.