ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo.
- Oct. 20, 2016
-- Lew graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing degree with a nurse-midwifery specialty. Graduation ceremonies will be held on the historical FNU campus in Hyden, Ky., on Oct. 22, 2016.
Frontier Nursing University, a graduate school of nursing and midwifery, offers distance-learning programs, with a mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to provide primary care for women and families residing in all areas, with a focus on rural and underserved communities. Founded by Mary Breckinridge in 1939 in the mountains of southeastern Kentucky, FNU has been dedicated to its mission for more than 75 years.
"We are so proud of our new graduates who will join thousands of other FNU nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners across the world who are delivering care to deserving families. Today we are carrying on Mary Breckinridge's mission and vision, while preparing our graduates to continue making an impact on healthcare nationwide and around the globe," says Dr. Susan Stone, FNU President.
Lew finished her degree late last year and was board certified in early January. During her time at FNU, Lew was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Chi Pi Chapter and was able to graduate with honors. Lew received her undergraduate from University of Wyoming and her Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree from Western Wyoming Community College. A lifelong member of her community she is excited to be providing care to the women of her community with her mentor Starla Leete, CNM. They are currently practicing at Health Dimensions Clinic.
For more information, contact Brittney Edwards, Director of Marketing and Communications, at 859-899-2515
or visit the Frontier Nursing University web site at www.frontier.edu
Frontier Nursing University's programs are consistently ranked among the top in the nation. FNU's family nurse practitioner program currently ranks in the Top 15 by U.S. News & World Report. Our Master of Science in Nursing ranks in the Top 30 online graduate nursing programs by U.S. News and as the #3 online MSN program in the country by BestColleges.com. Our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is ranked No. 10 in Best Medical Degrees' "50 Best Value Online DNP Degree Programs." FNU's nurse-midwifery program was ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.