Congratulations on completing the 2016 Summer Term!

Welcome Kathleen Halcomb!!

Kathleen Halcomb is scheduled to begin working with us on September 12th as a Regional Clinical Faculty member. Kathleen received her Post Grad., Family Nurse Practitioner Certification from Georgia Southern Univeristiy. Her certifications include, Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, American Nurses Association and BCLS: Course C. Kathleen currently provides health care at the White House Rural Community Clinic in Richmond, Kentucky.


Alumni Magazine and Summer 2016 Quarterly Bulletin are now available!

An Alumni Magazine is now available. Click here to view.
The Summer 2016 Quarterly Bulletin is now available. Click here to view.

DNP 19 Final Presentation Schedule

Please join us this week as DNP students in class 19 complete their final presentations, highlighting their DNP Projects. We are very excited to see their work and learn from their experiences. The students have worked incredibly hard to get to this place with help and support from their Chair, Content Expert, Faculty and Family.

Click here to see the schedule for dates, times, student names and project titles, as well as participation information.

Summer 2016 Course Evaluations are now available!

Summer 2016 Course Evaluations are now open in Tk20. Students can access the course evaluations by logging into the FNU Portal page, selecting Tk20 located under APPS. The last day to complete a course evaluation is September 19, 2016. Course evaluation results will be available to faculty on September 20. 

Frontier Nursing University celebrates National Midwifery Week with 2nd Annual Digital Summit

National Midwifery Week is in October, and one of the ways Frontier Nursing University is celebrating is by hosting an exciting Digital Summit dedicated to nurse-midwifery. From October 1-7, the "Let Our Stories Move You to Answer the Call" virtual event will explore the experiences and stories of Certified Nurse-Midwives who are passionate leaders committed to better care for women and families. All sessions are free and easy to join. We hope you’ll join us!

See more information now at

Welcome Jennifer McCourt!!

Meri "Jennifer" McCourt is scheduled to begin working with us on September 12th as a Regional Clinical Faculty member. Jennifer is a Fronter graduate and Family Nurse Practitioner in a Family practice clinical setting. Her affiliations include Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.


Library Beta Website

The beta version of the new library website is now available.
The full site will be available starting Fall term. Please take a look at the new site and let us know what you think!

Student Kudos

On September 28, Alison Tinker, CNEP class 145, will be an oral presenter at The International Marcé Society's Biennial Conference in Melbourne, Australia. The Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health is an international scientific association formed to advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of the mental health of women, their infants and partners around the time of childbirth.

Alison's presentation is on The Effect of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Women During their Childbearing Year.

Here is the link to their website:

Here is the link to the conference:

 Featured Preceptor

Congratulations to Starla Leete, CNM, on being our featured preceptor this summer! Starla is a 2003 graduate of Frontier with certificates in both Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Care. Ms. Leete was nominated by former student, Mandi Lew, with whom she is now partnered with at Health Dimensions Clinic. Please read the full story here


Your 2016 Fall Term Booklist is now available - just click here

Welcome Cathy Cook!

Cathy is scheduled to begin working with us as a Regional Clinical Coordinator on August 17th. She completed her certificate in Nurse-Midwifery through the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing (FSMFN) CNEP curriculum. Concurrently earned an MSN through the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. She was the Student Council Representative at FSMFN and Coordinator of Mi-Amiga mentoring program. Cathy was the recipient of the Kitty Ernst Scholarship at FSMFN. She is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives and Illinois Chapter of the American College of Nurse Midwives.

Welcome Kimberly Sniffen!

Kimberly completed her Post Masters Certificate in Midwifery with Frontier Nursing University in 2003 and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice in 2010. Currently she is a Certified Nurse Midwife at Duke University Medical Center and the Assistant Medical Director at the Hope for Haiti Foundation. Kimberly will begin her employment with Frontier on August 16th. 

Welcome Maria Mock!

Maria received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University. Additional teaching experience includes Preceptor for Frontier Nursing University Midwifery students. Maria will begin her employment with Frontier on August 17th.


Saturday, September 24th    

The Rosen Plaza Hotel - 
Salon 6
9700 International Dr. Orlando, FL

This is a concurrent session with the Florida State ACNM Conference and Gala. Student rate for attending the conference is $45. Keynote speaker Dr. Holly Kennedy Powell. See conference details
There is no cost to attend case day only.

Relax, socialize, and re-energize with Frontier friends!

Experience case presentations!

Great networking opportunity!

Snacks Provided

Your host:

Meghan Garland RCF MSN, CNM
RSVP by September 17th:

Meghan Garland

FNU's Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Do you know about FNU's Institutional Review Board (IRB)?

Click here to learn more about: 

  • Purpose of the IRB
  • Overview of the IRB
  • IRB Members
  •  IRB forms

Update your FNU Email Signature

All students, faculty and staff should follow the instructions at the link below to update your FNU email signature. Thank you in advance for helping us ensure consistency and improved communication across our FNU community.
Instructions to Update Email Signature

Congratulations to the Spring 2016 FNU Scholarship Recipients

Julie Brasel
Anne Brookhyser
Andrea Carr
Shayla Crawford
Kinsey Fisher
Erianna Flores
Rita Gilbert
Monica Hocking
Tess Interlicchia
Elizabeth Kamprath
Madonna Loudermilk
Brooke Raidmae
Samantha Roberts
Marina Roloff
Jennifer Scholz
Emily Zolten

Volunteers Needed!

The library is looking for student volunteers to take part in focus groups about the library website. If you would like to participate, please click here to sign up.

Please watch, Preparation for Clinical Bound and the Clinical Experience

Presented by, Dr. Irma Jordan (FNP) and Dr. Jane Houston (CNM)

Watch the recording to learn more about getting ready for CB and Clinical!

DNP Presentation Dates for 2016

DNP Class 17 - March 15th & 16th

DNP Class 18 - June 14th & 15th

DNP Class 19 - September 13th & 14th

DNP Class 20 - December 13th & 14th

DNP Class 17 Presentation Schedule:


FNU now has an agreement with DREXEL (PHILADELPHIA) for FREE OB SIMULATION labs-

Here are the details: 

Students pay for transportation and accommodations. The lab experiences and breakfast/lunch and snacks are provided for FREE. 
Please contact Dr. Jane Houston for more information (