Student Involvement Opportunities

Peer Advisor Positions (undergraduate)

The Ohio State University College of Nursing Student Affairs, Equity and Inclusion Office is seeking two undergraduate students to join our team as Peer Advisors for the 2020-2021 academic year. The position will begin in autumn semester, unless candidates are available to work over the summer. The College of Nursing Peer Advisors are current BSN students trained by our undergraduate advising staff to support current and prospective undergraduate students.

Peer Advisors job duties include:

  • Serve as a resource for College of Nursing undergraduate students
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of special programs offered by the Office of Student Affairs, Equity and Inclusion (finals week programming, application overview presentations etc.)
  • Attend Undergraduate Studies committee meetings
  • Plan and attend Dean’s Advisory Council
  • Oversee the Educator of the Year voting process and help with convocation planning
  • Meet with currently enrolled students in the pre-nursing, BSN, pre-HWIH, HWIH, and RN to BSN programs regarding classes, graduation requirements, the application process, and academic policies
  • Meet with prospective pre-nursing and BSN students to provide more information on the program and how to apply
  • Assist with Nursing 1100 (Nursing Survey course)
  • Other projects and special events

What we are looking for:

  • Two rising junior or senior students currently enrolled in the BSN program
  • Interest and experience planning events and programs
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team
  • Students excited to share their experience as a BSN student with pre-nursing and other prospective students
  • Ability to work 10 hours a week
  • Reliable, flexible, and enthusiastic   

Benefits:

  • Pay rate $10.00/hr.
  • Flexible work schedule around your class and clinical schedule
  • Developing professional relationships with College of Nursing faculty, staff and students
  • Strengthen your leadership and communication skills
  • Advising and mentorship experience

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Gina Taff at Taff.6@osu.edu by Monday, March 2, 2020.

Student Ambassadors Program

Student Ambassadors are leaders and role models within the College of Nursing that exemplify the values and mission of the College. They are outgoing individuals excited to share their experiences and to promote the efforts of the College of Nursing. Ambassadors volunteer their time at events throughout the school year as a representative of the current student body.

Advisor: Doug Hettich, hettich.3@osu.edu

Student Leadership: Mikaela Guillen, guillen.271@osu.edu and Jordan Boldt, boldt.24@osu.edu

Buckeye Assembly for Men in Nursing

Buckeye Assembly for Men in Nursing (BAMN) provides support, community and professional guidance to male nursing students. Enrollment in the organization is open to both current and pre-nursing students.

President: Diamonta' Seabron, seabron.1@osu.edu
Advisor: Tim Landers, landers.37@osu.edu

College of Nursing Learning Community

The Nursing Learning Community offers students interested in nursing the opportunity to network and study together. Activities sponsored by the college acquaint students in the program with faculty and staff, as well as critical issues related to the field. Overall, the Nursing Learning Community provides students with the opportunity for academic support, career exploration, and integrated social experiences.

Dean's Student Advisory Council

The Dean's Student Advisory Council is a group of students from all programs offered here at the College of Nursing that meets twice each semester with the Dean of the College of Nursing to discuss relevant student concerns and to serve as student input for issues within the college brought from the Dean.

Student Ombudsperson: Victor Tenorio, tenorio.15s@osu.edu 

N-SPIRE

The mission of N-SPIRE is to raise public awareness and provide education about healthcare inequities and disparities in underserved populations while providing valuable educational experiences for nursing students at Ohio State through outreach and social service. N-SPIRE is built on the concept that health care inequities are inhumane manifestations of structural violence that threaten the health and safety of all individuals in our society. Enrollment in the organization is open for both current and pre-nursing students.

Co-President: Paige Donahue, donahue.209@osu.edu
Co-President: Danielle Herman, herman.363@osu.edu
Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Fitzgerald, fitzgerald.118@osu.edu and Alexis Downing, downing.55@osu.edu

Buckeye Student Nurses Association (BSNA)

This local chapter of the National Student Nurses Association was launched in 2012. Get involved in this professional organization as a student and learn how to network with your peers, prepare for your career and promote the profession. The chapter is actively seeking membership from undergraduate nursing students. Local chapter members must join the national organization at NSNA, and can join the state organization at OhSNA. Watch this video which explains the benefits of joining the NSNA.

President: Kate Fowler, fowler.434@osu.edu
Advisor: Abby Suarez, suarez.22@osu.edu

Student Ombudsperson

The student ombudsperson works as an advocate and provides support to students in the College of Nursing. The ombudsperson is appointed annually by the dean and works to help fellow students identify and resolve common concerns related to their academic program.

Student Ombudsperson: Victor Tenorio, tenorio.15s@osu.edu 
Advisor: Hillary Stanley, stanley.417@osu.edu