• National Radiology Technology Week (November 5 – 9, 2012)

    On November 8, 1895, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, a German physicist, produced and detected electromagnetic radiations and named them X-Ray (X standing for unknown). By accident, he discovered the possibility of using electromagnetic radiation to create images. This important discovery made it possible to see the inner structure of the body without cutting into the flesh. This achievement earned Röntgen the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901. Today X-Rays are... Read More
  • How to Be a Better Person

    Life can be difficult. People are always looking for an influence, someone to look up to, someone to emulate. You can set the example, be the motivation that can really impact another human being. You can help change the world by changing yourself. Change must come from within, so become an example. Decide what it is that you consider a 'good' person to be. You can do this by observing... Read More
  • SAT Test Taking Tips

    As you prepare to take the SAT test, you probably have a million things running through your mind. If you are worried about how you are going to do, a few SAT test taking tips exist to help you get through it with ease. Browse through some of the following SAT test taking strategies in order to gain peace of mind when preparing for the big day. SAT Test Tips... Read More
  • MBA Open House at Florida National University

    Ms. Mearli Orozco, FNU Valedictorian and Guest Blogger attended the FNU MBA Open House and wrote this blog. [caption id="attachment_6596" align="alignleft" width="300"] MBA orientaton[/caption] I recently graduated with my Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice from Florida National University. One of my goals in life is to continue with my education and obtain a career where I can utilize my previous management experience and skills. One of the fields that have... Read More
  • Meet Ms. Olga Garcia-Quin: an FNU Success Story

      Guest Blogger: Ms. Olga Garcia_Quin [caption id="attachment_6578" align="alignleft" width="150"] Ms. Olga Garcia-Quin, FNU Graduate and Guest Blogger[/caption]                 My name is Olga Garcia-Quin, and I have lived in Medley, Florida since 1989. I completed high school at Miami Springs Senior High School in 1992. I graduated from Florida National University with an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal which has allowed me to work... Read More
  • For Veterans, Use Your GI Bill to Earn a College Degree

    Military recruits typically enlist and serve for one term. They intend to use the military as a starting point rather than pursue as a long-term career. After serving, military personnel return to civilian life and obtain a college education. The GI Bill was designed for military personnel to attend college without paying out of pocket as a reward for their military service. Military Personnel Getting a College Education In searching... Read More
  • How to Choose the Right College

    Choosing a college is one of the pivotal moments in the lives of a student and his or her family. Many families build their dreams and hopes on their child obtaining a solid college education. Students often feel that choosing the right college is extremely confusing. Since there is no set basis for making the decision, it can be overwhelming for the student. How Do I Find the Right College?... Read More
  • How to Prepare for Your College Education

      High school students thinking about college are unsure where to begin. It can seem quite overwhelming, but with a plan in place, the process seems much simpler. Don’t let the thought of college applications overwhelm you all at once; instead, start planning during junior year of high school to make things easier and less complicated. College Checklist for High School Students During junior year of high school, you should... Read More
  • Nursing Pinning Ceremony Honors FNU’s Nursing Graduates

    On Tuesday, September 25, 2012, Florida National University held a Nursing Pinning Ceremony at the Howard Johnson’s Hotel in Hialeah Gardens. Assistant Dean Silvia “Bibi” Borges acted as Mistress of Ceremonies. After welcoming the nurses, their families, and guests, Dean Borges introduced Reverend Jean-Ricot Gay who performed the “Blessing of the Hands”. Shortly after the blessing, Dean Borges introduced Ms. Alicia De Leon-Sanchez, Chief Nursing Officer at Coral Gables Hospital.... Read More
  • FNU Graduate Achievements Highlighted at Fall Commencement Ceremony

    FNU Graduate Achievements Highlighted at FALL Commencement Ceremony By Katherine Concepcion, Distance Learning Advisor, Guest Writer   Florida National University’s FALL 2012 Commencement Ceremony honored the first class of graduating students since the school’s change from college to university. This accolade was celebrated at the James L. Knight Center, one of Miami’s cultural powerhouses. Friends, family, faculty, and staff gathered on Sunday, Sept. 23rd in recognition of the students, many... Read More