Kirkhof College of Nursing
KCON receives federal grant to partner with Dwelling Place to provide integrative primary, mental health services
Kirkhof College of Nursing received a $1.5 million federal grant to provide integrated primary and behavioral health services at housing sites in Grand Rapids' Heartside neighborhood through the GVSU Family Health Center and Dwelling Place.
Jul 29, 2020
A pen-pal friendship became an in-person chance encounter at a hospital when an older man sick with COVID-19 symptoms was greeted by the nursing student with whom he corresponded.
Jul 23, 2020
Working nurses advance their education at KCON, deepen commitment to health care in underserved areas
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, seven working nurses have continued their commitment to serving rural and underserved populations by advancing their education to become nurse practitioners with the help of a federal grant awarded to GVSU's Kirkhof College of Nursing.
Jun 25, 2020
Sarah Hoffman graduated from Grand Valley with a nursing degree in 2013, and said she chose that field because she wanted to help people. In early April, when the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Michigan was rising, Hoffman put away her golf clubs in favor of a face mask and other personal protection equipment to - again - help people.
May 7, 2020
National Nurses Week and the opportunity to thank those frontline workers could not have come at a better time.
Apr 27, 2020
The GVSU Family Health Center has established telehealth services to ensure patient needs continue to be met during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 16, 2020
The annual ceremony recognizes students who have been nominated for top awards, recognizing overall achievements in the classroom and on campus, and students who achieved excellence in every graduate and undergraduate discipline.
Apr 10, 2020
Grand Valley's Standardized Patient Program has launched a virtual component that allows students in the College of Health Professions, Kirkhof College of Nursing and School of Social Work to continue to gain clinical experience.
Apr 3, 2020
Mantella, panelists call for expansion of collaborations, partnerships to aid health care worker shortage
President Philomena V. Mantella and other leaders said collaborations and partnership among health care institutions, K-12 schools, colleges and universities are critical to maintaining and expanding the health care workforce in the region.
Mar 6, 2020
Native of Rwanda on track for nursing degree, establishing project to help other international students
Jackson Byiringiro arrived in Michigan in 2014 from Rwanda thinking he would find a job as a nurse, the same position he held for eight years in his home country.
Mar 4, 2020