News & Events


Nursing graduate, LPGA hopeful returns to frontlines to treat COVID-19 patients

May 7, 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.


May 7, 2020

KCON strives to be a supportive resource for our students and alumni as well as nursing colleagues across our communities. The podcast features three unique perspectives on the realities of our time.

KCON is honoring nurses & you can help!

May 4, 2020

Listen to learn how you can acknowledge nurses this National Nurses Week beginning on Florence Nightingale's birthday, May 6. KCON's Dean McCurren talks with Jennifer Moss on WGVU.

Kirkhof College of Nursing creates campaign for public to thank nurses

April 27, 2020

National Nurses Week is May 6 - 12. The opportunity to thank nurses could not have come at a better time. Get involved and send a card today!

GVSU Family Health Center adds telehealth services

April 16, 2020

The GVSU Family Health Center, operated by the Kirkhof College of Nursing, has established telehealth services to ensure patient needs continue to be met during the COVID-19 pandemic.

KCON faculty & staff send messages of support and best wishes to students!

April 13, 2020

At the Kirkhof College of Nursing, we love our students. Watch our heartfelt personal wishes of support and good health in this new video

How is nursing education at KCON affected by the COVID-19 pandemic?

April 3, 2020

Listen to an interview with Dean Cynthia McCurren on the WGVU Radio Morning Show with Shelley Irwin as she describes how Grand Valley's nursing college is rallying to support students and maintain high-quality nursing education.

Spectrum Health moves beds, equipment into CHS as contingency during COVID-19 pandemic

March 30, 2020

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer toured CHS on March 26, as it may become an alternative care site for Spectrum Health during the COVID-19 pandemic. CHS would be used to treat patients without the virus but in need of low-acuity medical attention.

The Importance of Voice in Nursing

March 25, 2020

To better understand why nurses must move from silence to voice, it is important to consider cultural characteristics of the discipline, the origins of the silence, and how stereotypes help to keep it in place.

Graduate nursing student's empathy for a friend with vision loss leads to research that takes top honors at thesis competition

March 9, 2020

Afokoghene Odhu, a graduate student pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at KCON, entered his research in the 3-Minute Thesis competition, an annual event sponsored by The Graduate School, and won first place and $500.

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