Welcome to Week 5 of Winter Term!!


Congratulations to Dr. Irma Jordan for her publication:
Substance use disorders: Alcohol; In Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care 2nd ed; Advanced Practice Education Associates; Lafayette, LA (in press)

Welcome Erin Tenney!

Please welcome Erin Tenney.  Erin is a new Course Faculty member beginning on January 31st. She is a Certified Nurse Midwife & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. Her certifications include; Touchpoints Trainer, Birth Doula, Our Whole Lives Comprehensive Sexual Health Education, Childbirth Educator, Child birth Educator Trainer and CPR/NRP. Her awards include; Outstanding Nursing Award, March of Dimes Graduate Scholarship, Kitty Ernst Award for Clinical Excellence & Leadership and Distinguished Alumni Award.

The FNU Fall 2015 Quarterly Bulletin is now available.

Click here to view.  


Have you visited the new FNU blog?

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is excited to announce the launch of our new blog! Our goal is to give a voice to the thousands of students, alumni, preceptors, faculty, administrators and donors who share a deep commitment to caring for women and families. Click on one of our newest stories below to visit:



     2015 FNU Highlights



        FNU Case Days are on the GO!



    The Online Nursing Student's Guide to Survival

Welcome Martha Harvey!

Martha is a Certified Nurse-Midwife, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and Educational Coordinator for Students. Her professional Societies include American College of Nurse Midwives, New York State Association of Licensed Midwives, Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, Council of Certified Childbirth Education Specialist, and Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Delta Chapter.



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 (




Welcome Tanya Belcheff!

Please welcome ,Tanya Belcheff! Her start date is 1/3/2016 as an RCF for Arizona and Northern California.

Tanya has a Masters of Science Nursing degree from the University of New Mexico. Her professional affiliations include the American College of Nurse Midwives and American Association of Birth Center.


Congratulations to the Fall 2015 scholarship recipients


Diego Acero 
Shniqual Adams 
Jessica Blount 
Susan Bradshaw 
Amy DeSorgher 
Carlie Johnson 
Ursula Knight 
Lori Marlia-Larsen 
Melissa Mason 
Robyn McHugh 
Shannon McLaughlin-Carvajal 
Ursula Rocha 
Krista Runyan 
Jennifer Scholz 
Dustin Schumacher 
Amanda Shepperd 
Heather Varney 
Brenda York

Featured Preceptor!!!

We are delighted to honor Ms. Erin Bjork, APRN, CNP, from Melrose, MN, as our featured preceptor this term.  Ms. Bjork has been a preceptor with Frontier since 2011 and has taken on numerous students, with another student slated to begin winter term. To learn more about our featured preceptor, click here

The Winter Booklist is Now Available

To view the booklist click here


Recently, FNU was selected by as the Featured School for FNU's Diversity Initiative PRIDE Program! This is a great way to display FNU PRIDE students and their efforts to contribute to increasing diversity in nurse-midwifery and nurse practitioner healthcare fields. Way to Go PRIDE Students!
Article: Leading the Way with Diversity In Nursing

Update Your FNU Email Signature in 5 Easy Steps

If you would like to update your email signature to include the US News & World Report badge for the #1 nurse-midwifery program ranking, please follow the instructions at the link here.

Here is the new email signature design:


Join the SAGE Network today!

SAGE is a social network designed to assist you in being successful in your academic pursuits by providing encouragement, support, advice on topics like successful transition to distance learning, finding "balance" in responsibilities and obligations, maintaining motivation when graduation seems far away.

The SAGE Network Facebook page is a place to find encouragement when you need it and is also a place to give support to your peers when they need it! Post a funny cartoon, share a joke, talk about your triumphs (big or small!) or seek encouragement after a hard day. The SAGE Network community is here to help you be successful at Frontier and beyond.

Find us on Facebook by searching for "SAGE Network at Frontier Nursing University" or learn more by visiting us here.