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QUARTERLY BULLETIN

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here are many ways to stay up to date with the latest news and events from Frontier Nursing University. Please email development@frontier.edu to sign up to receive the monthly e-newsletter. The monthly e-news provides quick updates and announcements, event dates and locations, and more. We also encourage you to “like” Frontier Nursing University on Facebook to read about current students, alumni stories, and other exciting news on a daily basis. Alumni can join the FNU alumni group on Facebook. We also have special social media pages for Wendover, the Couriers of Frontier Nursing, and an FNS Pictorial History page — email us if you need help linking up on social media! Finally, read spotlights and important news at the FNU Blog: https://portal.frontier.edu/web/fnu/blog/. We encourage you to join us online to stay up to date with all the latest news from Frontier Nursing University!

Frontier Nursing University Receives $499,871 in Grant Funding from HRSA Frontier Nursing University has been awarded grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) program in the amount of $350,000 and the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) in the amount of $149,871. The AENT program will allow Frontier to award funding for traineeships to more than 100 students in the 2016-2017 year. This assistance is provided to nurse-midwifery and nurse practitioner students in financial need with priority for students living and planning to work in federally designated rural counties and medically underserved areas. The purpose of NFLP is to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty to facilitate education of the nurses needed to address the nursing workforce shortage. FNU will provide NFLP funds to students who plan to complete the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and wish to work as faculty at an accredited school of 11

Summer 2016 FNU Quarterly Bulletin Volume 91 Number 2  

The official quarterly publication of Frontier Nursing University