• Miami-Dade Police Department to Showcase Special Units During FNU’s Criminal Justice Symposium

    The Miami-Dade Police Department’s DUI Mobile Education Center, Static Display Helicopter and Crime Prevention Bus will be on display during Florida National University’s First Annual Criminal Justice Symposium on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014. In addition there will be representatives from various agencies providing information on domestic violence prevention and intervention as well the Missing Children … Continued

  • Florida National University Participates in Hemophilia Walk

    On May 3, 2014, Florida National University (FNU) alumni, current and future students, along with faculty got together at Jungle Island for the Hemophilia Walk. The Walk was a good opportunity for present and future students of FNU’s Respiratory Therapy Program to meet graduates from the same program and talk about the profession and … Continued

  • Blood Moon – Total Lunar Eclipse – Over Miami

    Last night if you were out and about, you would have been treated to a total lunar eclipse or “blood moon”.  However in case you missed it, I went outside at 3 a.m. and I was able to capture this extraterrestrial marvel.  If you want to see a “blood moon” for yourself, you will … Continued

  • Florida National University Participated in the Cystic Fibrosis Walk

    On Sunday, April 6, 2014, students from the Respiratory Therapy program participated in the Annual Cystic Fibrosis Walk on Virginia Beach. Florida National University (FNU) paired with the Pediatric Respiratory Care of South Florida which employs many of the graduates from FNU’s Respiratory Therapy program. Cystic Fibrosis is a hereditary disease that affects children at … Continued

  • Guest Lecture Series Featuring: Ms. Toya Robinson, Pulmonary Care Specialist from Discovery Labs

    On February 10, 2014, the RET program at Florida National University (FNU) hosted a lecture by Ms. Toya Robinson, Pulmonary Care Specialist from Discovery Labs. Ms. Robinson presented information on a new type of surfactant in the market. Surfactant is a substance produced by the lungs that facilitates normal breathing. This substance is at times … Continued

  • Barbados Native Completes FNU’s Respiratory Therapy Review Program

    Ms. Kimberley Cumberbatch, a native from Barbados, recently completed a Respiratory Therapy review program at Florida National University (FNU). In this article, she shares her experiences as an international student and attending Florida National University.   I am an international student from Barbados in the Caribbean enrolled at Florida National University in a first time ever … Continued

  • Florida National University Students Attend Holocaust Memorial

    On February 18th, 2014, Professor Daylen Elosegui took her “Introduction to Ethics” class on a field trip to the Holocaust Memorial at Miami Beach. There the students met Mr. Henry Flescher, a Holocaust survivor. During the activity, students heard Henry’s narrative about his days at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. They were able to ask him questions and … Continued

  • The Gift of Education

    Throughout our lives we receive many gifts. Some gifts can make us feel happy, some can make us feel grateful, and others, like the gift of education, can fill us with pride and make a huge impact in our lives. Ever since I was a little girl, I always wanted to study because I thought … Continued

  • Florida National University Celebrates Radiology Week: November 4 – 8, 2013

    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 this electromagnetic radiation to create images. This achievement made Röntgen commendable for the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901. This discovery made it … Continued

  • Florida National University Respiratory Therapy Students Participated in the Harry Kapp Symposium

    On October 26, 2013, as part of the activities for National Respiratory Therapy Week, Florida National University (FNU) students were invited by Ms. Michele A. Grassi, MHA, BS, RRT, Pulmonary Clinical Specialist at South Miami Hospital to participate in the 21st Annual Harry Kapp Symposium.   This year, FNU respiratory therapy students participated in the symposium … Continued