Ashley Kennedy, EdD, RN
Ashley Kennedy is a faculty member at Bryan College of Health Sciences. She has served in many nursing roles including staff nurse, charge nurse and nurse educator. She is currently certified as a medical-surgical nurse. She is passionate about mentoring new nurses to the profession and facilitating their success by assuring the preparedness of their preceptors. She created and implemented a blueprint guide for nursing preceptors in acute care, which is used across the organization. She developed an organizational-wide preceptor web page that serves as a valuable resource for staff nurses who precept nursing students and for faculty who need to monitor student progress. Ashley volunteers in Special Olympics, Bryan Health’s Run to Overcome, Boo at the Zoo, Bryan Health Indoor Triathlon, Kloefkorn Elementary, and the Lincoln Marathon. She holds active memberships in number professional nursing organizations. Dr. Kennedy was nominated by Leslie Cosgriff of Lincoln.