Frontier Nursing University Awarded $1,998,000 Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has been awarded the Nursing Workforce Diversity grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant totals $1,998,000 in funding in support of a four-year project that will be led by FNU with assistance from several key partner organizations.   The goal of the Nursing Workforce Diversity program is to increase access...
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Ask the Couriers: Q & A

At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge,...
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FNU Launches New Innovation Center​

  by Anne Z. Cockerham, PhD, CNM, WHNP-BC, CNE Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of History       Building on FNU’s long-standing commitments to teaching excellence and innovation, we launched the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) in early 2017. CITL is a collaborative effort between...
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Couriers: Midterm Recap

The FNU Courier Program held Midterm from Thursday, June 29 - Saturday, July 1, 2017. Midterm is the midway point during the Courier Program where all Couriers come back to Wendover to attend sessions and present community health profiles about the community in which they are serving. This year’s Midterm was special in many ways. The Courier Program welcomed back two former Couriers from...
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FNU attends the 2017 AANP Conference

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) attended the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) National Conference held June 20-25 in Philadelphia. We were excited to see so many FNU students, alumni, faculty, preceptors and friends at this event.   The FNU Exhibit Hall Booth was popular! At the booth we handed out superhero capes to anyone who is a current FNU...
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