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.

To learn more about BAMN, you can watch an informational session video.

President: Francisco Cortes-Fontcuberta, cortes-fontcuberta.3@osu.edu
Advisor: Shane Gahn, gahn.8@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.

To learn more about N-SPIRE, you can watch an informational session video.

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

Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health

Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health (NSRH) is a nation-wide organization that supports nurses who see gaps in healthcare and want to fight for progressive change. The Ohio State student chapter is dedicated to bridging the gaps specifically within nursing education and providing students with resources, lectures and workshops that can help support their goals. Topics can include, but are not limited to gender expression and identity, HIV+ patients, transgender care, pregnancy options counseling and contraception. Enrollment is open to current Ohio State nursing students.

To learn more about NSRH, you can watch this video.

President: Anna Martin, martin.3582@buckeyemail.osu.edu
Advisor: Emily Neiman, neiman.3@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.

To learn more about NSC, you can watch an informational session video.

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

Out in Nursing

Out in Nursing is a social organization for LGBTQ student nurses and allies. Their goal is to provide LGBTQ representation, visibility, and a space for student nurses to connect and find support.

President: Logan Sherman, sherman.1420@osu.edu
Treasurer: Patrick Azzari, azzari.1@osu.edu
Advisor: Sinead Yarberry, yarberry.6@osu.edu

Peer Advisor Position -- Application for 2021-22 Academic Year

The Ohio State University College of Nursing's Office of Student Affairs and Success is seeking one undergraduate student to join our team as a Peer Advisor for the 2021-2022 academic year. The College of Nursing Peer Advisor is a current BSN student trained by our undergraduate advising staff to support current and prospective undergraduate students.

We are looking for a rising junior or senior student currently enrolled in the BSN program who has interest and experience in planning events and programs. The ideal candidate has strong communication skills, can work independently and within a team and is excited to share his/her experiences as a BSN student with pre-nursing and other prospective students. You must be reliable, flexible, enthusiastic and able to work 5-10 hours per week.

Benefits include a pay rate of $10 per hour, flexible work schedule around your class and clinical schedule, strengthening leadership and communication skills, gaining valuable experience in advising and mentorship, and the opportunity to develop professional relationships with College of Nursing faculty, staff and students.

Applications will be accepted until Saturday, March 13. If you are interested, please find the posting on Workday under the job requisition number R6844.

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