All School Reunion


2023 All School Reunion

Nursing: Voices of Change

McNamara Alumni Center 
200 Oak St SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455


Keynote speaker Amanda V. Peterson, RN, BSN, CCRN

Author of the award winning book “Everybody Just Breathe: A COVID Nurse Memoir of Stamina and Swear Words” and This Nurse Mom.

Thursday, September 28

For week-of registrations, please contact Matthew Opitz at or 612.625.6426.

2023 All School Reunion

Tickets $30, which includes valet parking

4:30 All School Reception

Join us in celebrating milestones:

  • BSN classes of 2013, 1998, 1983, 1973, 1963
  • 50th anniversary of our Nurse-Midwifery Program
  • 40th anniversary of our PhD in Nursing Program

6:00 Dinner and Program

We are excited to announce the addition of ICU nurse and author Amanda Peterson to our program! Amanda’s favorite subject of all time is nursing. She will share how she has seen nurses heal healthcare together with us. Amanda is a fantastic public speaker and the celebrated author of Everybody Just Breathe: A COVID Nurse Memoir of Stamina and Swear Words and the blog This Nurse Mom. 

Friday, September 29

Tours of Health Sciences Education Center
9:00, 10:00 & 11:00 a.m. 
Tours of the Health Sciences Education Center (HSEC), a state-of-the-art facility designed to transform health education in Minnesota. Tours will be led by members of the Minnesota Nursing Student Board (MNSB). Each tour will last approximately 45-50 minutes.

Nursing lectures from School of Nursing faculty 
12:45 - 2:00 p.m. 
Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center
Weaver-Densford Hall, 308 SE Harvard St, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Nursing lectures from School of Nursing faculty. Learn about advances in nursing education and practice, and Wellness and Resilience for Nurses. Minnesota Board of Nursing CEU's will be provided upon request. Light refreshments will be available between sessions.