Kristine Furtaw 2022 FAPSC Administrator of the Year

Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ,  August, 31, 2022 — Kristine Furtaw of Arizona College of Nursing was named administrator of the year by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC).

“I am thrilled that FAPSC recognized Kristine for her excellent work as an administrator,” said Jason Dunne, DNP, MN, RN, CNE, Vice President, Operations, Arizona College of Nursing. “Kristine is deeply committed to student success and constantly looks for ways to meet their needs and provide support. Her dedication, vision, and leadership ensure we offer a world-class educational experience.”

Kritstine Furtow FacultyKristine Furtaw serves as Executive Director of Academic Operations for Arizona College of Nursing’s Tampa campus. Her responsibilities include managing campus operations, overseeing all faculty and staff, and promoting initiatives that lead to student success. Furtaw has more than 19 years of experience directing regional operations, driving growth initiatives, and cultivating relationships to build teams. She holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from Central Michigan University. She is also pursuing an Ed.D. in Leadership specializing in Organizational Psychology.

The FAPSC Administrator of the Year Award recognizes administrators who demonstrate outstanding performance, provide exemplary support, encourage excellence, and contribute to the attainment of institutional goals. FAPSC was established in 1956 with the mission to provide leadership, support, and advocacy for quality career education in Florida.

About Arizona College of Nursing

Arizona College of Nursing’s purpose is to provide people the opportunity to enhance their lives through education. Arizona College of Nursing offers a three-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  The BSN program is offered at 11 campuses across 8 states and is designed to prepare students for a career as a Registered Nurse (RN). Arizona College of Nursing campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), a U.S. Department of Education-recognized national accrediting agency. For more information, please visit