Student Involvement Opportunities

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: Francisco Cortes-Fontcuberta, cortes-fontcuberta.3@osu.edu
Advisor: Tim Landers, landers.37@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: Audrey Lund, lund.65@osu.edu
Advisor: Abby Suarez, suarez.22@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.

Peer Advisor: Taylor Schwein, Schwein.5s@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-Presidents: Brooke Boehmer.34, boehmer.34@osu.edu and Naomi Manaster.2, manaster.2@osu.edu
Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Fitzgerald, fitzgerald.118@osu.edu and Alexis Downing, downing.55@osu.edu

Nursing Students of Color (NSC)

The mission of NSC is to provide guidance to underrepresented pre-nursing and nursing students of color (including people of African, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and/or Asian/Pacific Island descent) at The Ohio State University. Through our unity and the dedicated involvement of our allies, NSC is focused on igniting action and awareness at The Ohio State University College of Nursing regarding the issues faced by both undergraduate and graduate students of underrepresented ethnic groups who are focused on a career in nursing.

President: Chrissy Fears, fears.20@osu.edu
Vice President: Faith Metlock, metlock.1@osu.edu
Advisor: Timiya Nolan, nolan.261@osu.edu

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