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Ecumen Scholars Rural Nursing Program Accepting Applications

Ecumen Scholars, a workforce development initiative created to address the nursing shortage in rural Minnesota, is now accepting applicants to its fellowship and internship programs for Summer 2015. The program is a collaboration of Ecumen and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU).

For Ecumen Scholar Fellowship and Internship Program information, visit, where online applications are being accepted until Midnight on February 28, 2015.


Ecumen Scholars Program To Train Nurses Featured in Mankato Free Press

In today’s Mankato Free Press, Jessica Bies reports on Ecumen’s initiative to address the critical shortage of nurses being trained to care for Minnesota’s rapidly aging population.

Working with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), Ecumen is creating the Ecumen Scholars program to provide educational, vocational and financial opportunities for nursing students to pursue careers in senior health care.


Top Five Blog Posts - September 22

In case you missed out on one of our most popular Changing Aging blog posts, here are the stories Ecumen's online visitors found most interesting last week:

Her Cup Runneth Over: Ecumen Detroit Lakes Chaplain Vicki Marthaler Retires After 19 Years