National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA)
The National Student Nurses' Association is a voluntary organization through which nursing students practice self-governance;
advocate for student rights and the rights of patients; and take collective responsible
action on vital social and political issues.
The NSNA mentors the professional development of future registered nurses and facilitates their entrance into the professions by providing educational resources, leadership opportunities, career guidance and community involvement.
Benefits of being a member of NSNA:
- Your involvement will help you stand to stand out from other nursing applicants for RN positions
- Chances to network with other students, nurses and healthcare professionals
- Opportunities to participate in community service activities throughout local communities
- Opportunity to receive an NSNA honor cord to war at graduations
- Leadership opportunities on the local, state and national level
Come to a Meeting
Tuesdays (9/10,9/24,10/8,10/22,11/5,11/19,12/3) 11:00 am Nursing library, JE 132. All nursing and pre-nursing students are welcome and food will be provided
Fall 2013 Activities
SCSU Day of Service
When: Saturday, September 21 2013, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Adanti Student Center (check-in), will be traveling to various New Haven locations
The NSNA will be organizing a group to participate in SCSU Day of Service.
The Ronald D. Herron Day of Service, now in its 7th year, is a day designated annually for Southern students, faculty, and staff to gather in the local community and work side by side on service projects benefitting New Haven neighborhoods and the greater New Haven community.
Sign-up sheets will be available at NSNA meetings. Contact Jessica Frisco at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to participate but cannot attend meetings.
Conversations with the Commissioner of The Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs
When: Tuesday, October 8 2013, 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Adanti Student Center, Theater
The NSNA will be co-sponsoring the event "Conversations with the Commissioner of The Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs" as part of our school's Joining Forces Initiative to support and honor America's service members and their families. Guest speaker Linda Schwartz will be speaking about caring for veterans. The NSNA will be providing refreshments for the event and need volunteers for set-up/clean-up from 12:00-12:30 and 2:00-3:00. This will count as an event toward NSNA cord requirements for volunteers who set-up/clean-up, not for event attendance alone. Sign-up sheets will be available at NSNA meetings. If you would like to participate but cannot attend meetings, contact Jessica Frisco at email@example.com.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
When: Sunday, October 20 2013, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven, CT
"American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Lighthouse Point Park. Just a few hours of your time at this non-competitive, 5K walk will help save lives."
Sign up sheets will be available at our meetings or contact Jessica Frisco at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to participate but cannot attend meetings.
We will be ordering t-shirts for this event. For order forms, contact Jessica Schmidt at email@example.com.
Pre-Nursing Student Open Session for Study Tips
When: September 17, 11:00am
Nursing Library, JE 132
The NSNA will be holding an open session for pre-nursing students to meet with junior and senior nursing students for advice on taking the TEAS test and applying to the nursing program. All pre-nursing students are welcome. Junior and senior students who wish to participate please contact Jessica Frisco at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact the E-Board
Jessica Frisco, President, email@example.com
Ali Mueller, Vice President, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica Schmidt, Treasure, email@example.com
Jennifer Valle, Secretary, jennifer.a.valle@gmail. com
Dr Bernadette Madara, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Antoinette Towle, email@example.com
Facebook: SCSU NSNA
Collegiatelink: National Student Nurses' Association
National Student Nurses' Association: www.nsna.org