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Uche Franklin selected Metropolitan State University Outstanding Student for Spring 2021 graduating class

Posted May 10, 2021

AlsoUche Franklin delivers Outstanding Students reception speech, Spring 2021

Uche Franklin of Burnsville graduates this spring with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree and is chosen Outstanding Graduate Student for Metropolitan State University’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Franklin is one of 10 Metropolitan State students recognized as a President’s Outstanding Student honoree. She and others will be honored at an award reception on May 1, 2021. President’s Outstanding Student Award recipients are nominated by their professors and advisers and selected based on their academic excellence, community service, academic innovation in the educational program and professional achievement. She is one of 1,018 students receiving bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees at Metropolitan State’s 108th commencement exercises, which will be celebrated with an online ceremony on May 8, 2021.

She and others were honored at an award reception on May 1, 2021. President’s Outstanding Student Award recipients are nominated by their professors and advisers and selected based on their academic excellence, community service, academic innovation in the educational program and professional achievement. She is one of 1,018 students receiving bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees at Metropolitan State’s 108th commencement exercises, which will be celebrated with an online ceremony on May 8, 2021.

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences enjoys a long history of providing accredited programs in the areas of nursing and dental hygiene. The college promotes educational advancement through uniquely designed programs, community partnerships, scholarly activities, and academic excellence that are guided by the mission to prepare graduates to enhance the health of under-served and diverse populations. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) prepares nurses for advanced practice.