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UMN Crookston Senior Accepted to Master of Nursing; Receives $12,000 Scholarship

By Cassandra Morthera on
Friday, March 1, 2019

University of Minnesota Crookston Senior Brent Reed has been accepted into the highly competitive Master of Nursing (MN) program at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Reed will join a cohort of 64 students on the Twin Cities campus this fall for the intensive sixteen month graduate-level program for students with undergraduate degrees in a non-nursing field. Upon completion, Brent will be prepared to take the national licensure exam and become a registered nurse. He was awarded $12,000 in scholarship funding thanks to generous friends and alumni of the School of Nursing.   

About UMN Crookston

One of five campuses that comprise the University of Minnesota System, the University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 35 bachelor's degree programs and 25 minors on campus as well as 16 degree programs entirely online. These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology. With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree. Visit

About UMN

The University of Minnesota System, with campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities, is driven by a singular vision of excellence. We are proud of our land-grant mission of world-class education, groundbreaking research, and community-engaged outreach, and we are unified in our drive to serve Minnesota.


Cassandra Morthera

University Relations


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