At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Our blog features members of the 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. This is also where we keep you up-to-date on the latest news and upcoming events. Welcome and check back often!
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Frances Elizabeth Kramer, who passed away on January 11, 2021, has left a gift that will benefit future Frontier Nursing University (FNU) students for decades to come. Kramer left a $50,000 bequest to the university to establish the Frances Elizabeth Kramer Scholarship. “We are honored to establish the Frances Elizabeth Kramer Scholarship at Frontier Nursing University,” said FNU Chief … [Read More...]
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by the Great Colleges to Work For® program. The results, released on September 13, 2021, in a special insert of The Chronicle of Higher Education, are based on a survey of 196 colleges and universities. In all, 70 of the 196 institutions achieved “Great College to Work For” … [Read More...]
Frontier Nursing University announced that Khara’ Jefferson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, will be the new Director of the university’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program beginning September 26, 2021. Dr. Jefferson replaces Dr. Jane Houston, DNP, CNM, FACNM, who has served as the DNP Director since 2019. Dr. Jefferson, who is now an assistant professor at Frontier, obtained her DNP from FNU in early … [Read More...]
Since she was young, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) alumnus Kari Reimann, CNM, has always been fascinated with the science of conception, pregnancy, and birth. Now, she is using that passion to fill a significant need in the St. Louis, Mo., birthing community. While the area has many options for home births and birth center births with a certified nurse-midwife (CNM), few options are … [Read More...]
This quarter’s Frontier Nursing University (FNU) featured preceptor is an FNU alumni Renea Price, FNP. Price brings a strong work ethic and immense compassion to the people of Inner Banks, N.C. Growing up in rural North Carolina, Price always had an interest in health care and a heart for improving the health status of her community. She saw the need for care in her community and was … [Read More...]
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