Nursing & Health Sciences

Student Opportunities

Clubs, Honor Societies, and Activities

The Nursing Student Association meets monthly for information and socializing. The Association hosts a booth at the Fall Festival, provides hot drinks and snacks for sale at the nursing office, and raises money for specific chosen projects.

Student Employment

The department hires 6 to 8 student employees for the following areas:

  • Clerical work–Data entry, filing , grading, answering phone
  • Skills Lab Assistant–Supervises skills lab in evenings, does skills testing for nursning students, assist in sim lab

Nursing Scholarships

Ellen Gibson Christian Award: given to an AS student nurse with financial need

J. Andrew Crane Award: given to a 3rd year BSN student with financial need

Department Commendation Award: given to an AS student who has demonstrated leadership abilities and a willingness to support peers

Employee of the Year Award: given to an outstanding student employee in the nursing department

Hilary Blount Scholarship: given to an AS student who exhibits professional pride and execellence in practice, demonstrates enthusiasm, solid clinical skills and the personal touch.

David Egwakhe Memorial Scholarship: awarded by the NSA

Ellen Hanks Scholarship: given to an AS student nurse with financial need to purchase textbooks and supplies

Job Resource Center

The nursing department has an AfterCollege job resource center online. AfterCollege helps students and graduates find part-time, internship, and full-time positions in many different areas with numerous organizations and top U.S. employers. The nursing department's resource site lists available nursing positions, and postings change frequently.