Susan O'Conner-Von

School of Nursing

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Graduate and Professional
Section B

, Location 45

Professor O’Conner-Von is a much beloved University of Minnesota “Beacon of Educational Excellence.” Her excellence spreads beyond the boundaries of the School of Nursing, extending brilliant leadership as DGS of interdisciplinary graduate and professional programs of the Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing. Her transformational teaching influences students by nurturing their intellectual, ethical and emotional development. Through her design of powerful, engaging “exquisite” learning environments, she reaches student hearts and there leaves her indelible mark.