As Frontier Nursing University has settled into its campus in Versailles, Kentucky, the university has become an active entity within the local community, including Versailles and Woodford County. Here are some ways Frontier has grown connections in the Woodford County community:
Staff members Te’sia Carter (financial aid officer), Jelena Djuricic (enrollment coordinator), and Quincy Fuehne (social media and communications manager) were selected to participate in the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce’s first-ever Woodford Leadership Academy in 2023. The Leadership Academy focuses on taking individuals 18-25 years old in a skill based hands on leadership learning environment that will enhance and prepare the leaders of tomorrow.
FNU is a sponsor of and frequent presenter in the monthly Woodford County Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Round Table. Past presenters have included FNU President Dr. Susan Stone, CNM, DNSc, FAAN, FACNM; FNU Program Director for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Dr. Khara’ Jefferson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CHC; Assistant Professor Dr. Kendra Faucett, DNP, CNM, CNE, FACNM; and FNU Assistant Professor Dr. Joshua Faucett, DNP, MBA, FNPBC, CNE.
Faculty member Dr. Kendra Faucett, DNP, CNM, CNE, FACNM presented “Midwifery by the Numbers” during the American Association of University Women Bluegrass Central, Ky January Chapter (AAUW) meeting at the Woodford County Public Library. This presentation focuses on midwifery in the United States and Kentucky.