• Wecome to the FNU Academic Advising Blog!

      Welcome to the Florida National University Academic Advising Center Blog! The primary purpose of the Academic Advising Center is advising new and current students in the development of meaningful educational plans that are compatible with their life goals. No matter if you're a new student, a transfer student, or a returning student, you're already made one of the biggest decisions of your life by deciding to attend FNU. This... Read More
  • Florida National University has a new Library Director!

    As of last week, the FNU Library has a new face – Aleksandra Pitner, our new Library Director. Aleksandra will lead the team of librarians at both the Hialeah Library and the South Campus Resource Room. She is excited to be a part of Florida National University family! Aleksandra says “the library is more than just a place with books – stop by for a tour and you’ll see why!”... Read More
  • National Blood Donor Month

    Fellow students, As you may have noticed, January is our Blood Donor Month. I believe there are several myths about blood donation that need to be cleared up in order to encourage more of us to donate blood and help save lives. I found this short FAQs http://www.givelife2.org/sponsor/quickfacts.asp article that will answer most of our questions about donating blood. Remember, it does not hurt more than just a mosquito bite... Read More
  • New to the Blogosphere!

    It is a great pleasure to be part of this blogosphere and provide you all with some tips and information from my own academic experience that you may find useful and help you avoid common mistakes that students make while attending higher education institutions. Why “ aperpetualstudent”? Well, for several reasons including a firm belief in constant learning and education; I have been a higher education student for many years.... Read More
  • Campus Voices

    I'm proud to announce a new ally in the FNU blogosphere: "aperpetualstudent". In an effort to keep our blog content fresh, innovative, and relevant to our students, a fellow blogger (and FNU student) will be contributing to the FNU Student Services blog. Our new blogger looks forward to your questions and comments, so stay tuned (i.e. subscribe to the blog) for posts from a student perspective. I would also like... Read More
  • Student Applause Winner Jesus Diaz

    The Student Applause Award was first introduced in June 2008(http://fncstudentservices.wordpress.com/2008/06/11/introducing-the-student-applause-award/). Although the majority of our students are still learning about this recognition opportunity, one South Campus teacher inspired reams of support from his students. Yes, I mean that literally . . . well almost. We received quite an impressive stack of nominations for Mr. Diaz, ESL instrutor at the South Campus. However, as per our selection criteria, it was not... Read More
  • Winner of the Student Handbook Scavenger Hunt

    [The Office of Student services delayed the publication of this story, hoping the Hialeah winner would stop by to collect the prize. Since the individual has failed to return our calls, a new winner will be drawn.] Halloween Scavenger Hunt Throughout the month of October, the student services department ran a fun activity for the student body in the Training Center, Hialeah, and South Campus. The Halloween Scavenger Hunt encouraged... Read More
  • Defining Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving. If we approach the word from the perspective of Virginia Woolf, we could talk about the connotations and denotation of a word so steeped with tradition that it has expanded far beyond the borders of simple definition. What images come to your mind when you hear the word Thanksgiving: food, family, parades, anticipated sales events? Do you envision pilgrims and the Mayflower of 1621, or the relief of a... Read More
  • Una Definicion para “Thanksgiving”

    "Thanksgiving" (Accion de dar Gracias/Accion de Gracias). Si nos aproximamos a la palabra desde la perspectiva de Virginia Woolf, podriamos hablar de las connotaciones y denotacion de una palabra tan impregnada de tradicion que se ha expandido muy por encima de las fronteras de la simple definicion. Que imagenes vienen a su mente cuando oye la palabra "Dar Gracias": comida, familia, desfiles, eventos de ventas anticipadas? Puede usted ver los... Read More
  • Job Fair