Kent  Nursing Students Visit Pine Ridge Reservation

Kent Nursing Students Visit Pine Ridge Reservation

It has always been a dream of mine to travel and see the world, so when the opportunity to experience life outside Ohio presented itself, I was all in! I first learned about the Pine Ridge Reservation study away experience from Kent Salem faculty member, Lorene...

Nursing Students Volunteer with Remote Area Medical Clinic

Nursing Students Volunteer with Remote Area Medical Clinic

The Remote Area Medical (RAM) Free Clinic recently came to Youngstown, Ohio’s Covelli Center to provide free access to vision, dental, and healthcare. Volunteers from the community and medical field participated in this amazing event which helped 722 people of the...

The Museum of the Innocent

The Museum of the Innocent

Before our last week in Florence came to an end, we visited the ‘Ospedale degli Innocenti’ or ‘Hospital of the Innocents’ which now houses the ‘Museo degli Innocenti’ or the ‘Museum of the Innocents’. The museum and hospital were built by Filippo Brunelleschi and...

Touring a Mensa Kitchen

Touring a Mensa Kitchen

We had the opportunity to visit the Mensa, a college cafeteria not far from the Kent State University Florence campus. The building was covered in graffiti, had raggedy couches lining the outside walls and seemed to be deserted. We had no idea what to expect. Inside,...

Museo Biomedical in Careggi Hospital

We visited the pathological wax museum, Museo Biomedical in Careggi Hospital, the main hospital in Florence. Michaelangelo’s art students used to assist physicians in understanding the human body by examining corpses, along with fetal specimens, and replicating them...

Long Weekend Adventures

Long Weekend Adventures

While attending the Florence Health Institute, we have enjoyed long weekends every week which has allowed us to travel and explore. Our first weekend in Italy was very eventful! Half of our group traveled to Cinque Terre, while the other half chose to visit Viareggio,...