All Articles: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

April Taylor, Angelica Walton and Anna Robinson

Three nursing students were named recipients of the President’s Student Leadership and Service Award for their exceptional leadership and service to the University of Minnesota and the surrounding community.

DNP students Courtney Kenefick and Veronica Callaghan

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students Courtney Kenefick, BSN, RN, CPN, and Veronica Callaghan, BSN, RN, were named recipients of the Sandra R. Edwardson Award for Excellence in Post-Baccalaureate DNP Scholarly Project.

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing celebrated the graduation of 133 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students, 128 Doctor of Nursing Practice students and five PhD in Nursing students at a commencement ceremony May 13.

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The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has re-accredited all of the University of Minnesota’s programs eligible for CCNE accreditation, including the school’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate certificate programs.

Nursing students rated their remote learning experience at the University of Minnesota highly, after classes pivoted to an online platform because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The 2017 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings published by US News and World Report today ranked the University of Minnesota’s School of Nursing 12th in the nation among schools offering the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, the highest-level practice degree for nurses.