FNU Diversity PRIDE Visits Kentucky State University
The annual Kentucky State University (KSU) Career Fair was held in Frankfort KY, on March 29, 2017 with hundreds of undergraduate students from KSU. FNU Student Ambassadors Nichole Jackson and James Johnson represented FNU and the Diversity PRIDE program, along with Mandy Hancock, the Program Coordinator of the Courier Internship Program at Frontier Nursing University. Read the full story.
FNU Diversity PRIDE Visits the University of Louisville for the Annual KYANNA Nurses Conference
The annual KYANNA Black Nurses Scholarship & Leadership Conference held in Louisville KY, on April 8, 2017, brought in attendees from across the state. FNU PRIDE Student Ambassadors, Whitney Graves and Nichole Jackson represented Frontier Nursing University and the Diversity PRIDE Program, on the Belknap campus of the University of Louisville.Read the full story.
FNU Diversity PRIDE Student Ambassadors Attend Minority Health Conference 2017 in Chapel Hill, NC
The 38th annual Minority Health Conference and exhibit was held in Chapel Hill NC, on February 24, 2017 with over 500 attendees. The conference focused on the role of public health and systems of power, which examined the connection of public health and health equity. It highlighted opportunities to raise awareness around health disparities and bring together students, academics, and community members to discuss solutions to address disparities related to social inequities and to prioritize minority health and fostering inclusive strategies for change.
Frontier Nursing University’s Diversity PRIDE Student Ambassadors, Tianna Dean and Pamela Smith, attended the conference and represented the university with information on FNU’s distance education learning and specialty tracks. Read the full story.
PRIDE Student Ambassadors & Essay Contest Winners for 2016!
Congratulations to all of the PRIDE Student Ambassadors for 2016! Students represented FNU and the Diversity PRIDE program at national nursing conferences across the country. FNU’s Diversity PRIDE Program also hosted four essay contests this year. The annual essay contest is an initiative aimed at fostering student-leadership retention, professional networking and continued nursing education. PRIDE Student Ambassadors attended the following conferences this year:
American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) - essay contest winners!
The 41th American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) annual meeting and exhibit was held in Miami FL, on September 22-24, 2016. Julian Williams (pictured right) and Thomas George (pictured left) represented FNU and the Diversity PRIDE program. The overall conference goal of AAMN focused on supporting the professional growth of men in nursing. The theme centered on promoting diversity and inclusivity to increase gender diversity, where currently male nurses make up 9% of the overall nursing profession…Read more.
To view the AAMN video summary click here.
American Association of Birthing Centers (AABC)
The 10th annual American Association of Birthing Centers (AABC) conference and exhibit was held in Pittsburgh, PA on September 22-25th, with hundreds of attendees from all over the country. Frontier Nursing University student, Javonne Woodland (pictured left, far left) represented FNU and the diversity program. This year, AABC focused on “Building Bridges to Communities” with sessions that explored the role of community support in birth outcomes and successes. This includes working within an integrated system of care to identify low-risk and high-risk patients, vulnerable populations, LGBT pregnancies, medications in pregnancy, environmental influences, and cesarean surgeries.... Read more.
To view the AABC video summary click here.
National Black Nurses Association (NBNA)
The 45th anniversary & 44th annual conference for the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) convened in Memphis TN with thousands of attendees. Frontier Nursing University’s Diversity PRIDE Program Coordinator, Wilvena Bernard, along with PRIDE Student Ambassadors Essence Williams and Homecia St.Clair, attended the conference and represented the University with information on FNU’s distance education and specialty tracks. The conference theme focused on, “The Changing Face of Nursing” which focused on multifaceted opportunities in nursing and healthcare, along with advocacy for a diverse and inclusive workforce to improve the health of citizens living in diverse communities…Read more.
To view the NBNA video summary click here.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)
The 41st National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) annual meeting & exhibition was held in Chicago IL, July 12-15, 2016. The Diversity PRIDE Program Coordinator, Wilvena Bernard, along with PRIDE Student Ambassador, Adriana Hernandez, attended the conference to represent the University and the PRIDE program. The conference theme focused on, “The E’s of Excellence: Encouragement, Empowerment, Elevation”, which embraced the overall goals that NAHN strives to bring in efforts to provide a supportive and inclusive atmosphere among Hispanic nurses...Read more.
To view the NAHN video summary click here.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
The 31st annual American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) conference and exhibit was held in San Antonio, TX on June 21-26, 2016 with attendees from across the country. FNU students, Elena Prendergast and Rachel Koransky-Matson, represented FNU and the diversity program. The overall conference goal of AANP encouraged opportunity for FNU students to enhance their skills, and also experience the clinical side of providing innovative care to patients…Read more.
To view the AANP video summary click here.
American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
The 61st annual American College of Nurse Midwifery ACNM) conference and exhibit was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico on May 21-26, 2016 with hundreds of attendees from all over the country. FNU students, Michelle Gragg and Ximena Rossato-Bennett represented FNU and the diversity program. The overall conference goal of ACNM encouraged opportunity for FNU students to enhance their skills, and also experience the restorative side of caring for themselves as well as their patients…Read more.
To view the ACNM video summary click here.
to FNU’s Diversity PRIDE GRADUATES for 2016!
The Diversity PRIDE Program is very PROUD of your dedication to accomplish your program at Frontier Nursing University! We look forward to hearing and reading of your professional journey to continue to impact the world as global leaders and thinkers, in quality healthcare and service to culturally diverse patients in your communities and abroad!
|Family Nurse Practitioner||Nurse Midwifery||Women's Health|
|Cori Abrams||Cori Gilkey||Laura Willis|
|Diego Acero||Adriana Hernandez||Alneader Woodard|
|Jenifer Angeles||Marjani Jean Philippe||Shannon Thornbrugh|
|Dalisa Barquero||Toni King|
|Lisa Biancalana-Marsh||Janice Ledford||Doctor of Nursing Practice|
|Coral Bruss||Stephynia Limongello||Robin Tucker|
|Rebecca Chavez||Ashley Loane||Rebecca Wagschal|
|Amy Daily||Rachel Matson||Linda Wenger|
|Andrea Dameron||Melaine Mosier||Holly Westbrook|
|Ashley Devarajan||Nickcole Munoz||Melissa Wiesenhahn|
|Valerie Floro||Brandi Pearson|
|Heather Foresman||Susan Penney|