Associate Degree Nursing Department
ADNSA

Spring 2017

Mission:

The mission of the Austin Community College Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (ADNSA) is to serve as a pre-professional organization for future nurses. The ADNSA strives to involve students in program and community activities, as well as, local, state, and national professional nursing issues.

Bylaws: PDF (updated 5-1-15)

New Student Orientation:

  • We will be selling memberships, gently used scrubs (discounted), pocket clipboards for clinical, T-shirts and other great items at the Level 1 Orientation on January 12, 2017 at CEC, EVC and RRC.

Meetings:

Free lunch is served at each General Meeting at 12:30 p.m. Meetings start at 1:00 p.m. and will last about an hour. Memberships and other ADNSA items will be sold at each meeting. We will also be raffling off door prizes! This is a great opportunity to network and learn about career opportunities.

  • Monday, January 30, 2017 -- EVC MPH Room 8500, 1230-1400
  • Monday, February 27, 2017 -- RRC Room TBA 1230-1400
  • Monday, March 6, 2017 -- EVC MPH Room 8500, 1100-1500; Austin and surrounding area Health Care Employers will be represented to allow students to compare and seek employment opportunities. There will be door prizes and the fair is open to all levels of ADN students.
  • April 10, 2017 -- EVC MPH Room 8500, 1230-1400

Projects:

  • New Student Orientation
  • Mentoring/Tutoring
  • Community Involvement Opportunities
    • Special Olympics, February 5, 2017; Sunday 12-3 p.m. Bowling
    • Ronald McDonald House, March 19th, 2017; Sunday 11-1 p.m. Preparing a meal
    • American Cancer Society, April 29th, 2017; Saturday 6-midnight Relay for Life
  • $300 Scholarship (8 total will be awarded) for ADNSA members
  • Charity donations for each monthly meeting

Membership:

Membership in the local chapter of the Nursing Students' Association is available to all students enrolled in ACC's ADN Program for a one-time membership fee of $15.00. Benefits include:

  • Networking
  • Support
  • Community Service
  • Fun
  • Fellowship and Lunch
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Mentoring
  • Clipboards, t-shirts, gently used uniforms, and other great items are sold at each meeting (discouts for members!)

Click here for local membership application and instructions.

Membership in the State/National chapter of the National Student Nurses Association is available to all students enrolled in ACC's ADN Program. Membership in NSNA is either a one or two-year membership beginning the day you become a member.

New Member: $40   Renewal: $45    Two-Year: $80

Benefits of becoming a member of NSNA include:

  • Delegate representation in the annual House of Delegates at both the TNSA and NSNA convention.
  • Eligible to submit resolutions to the TNSA and NSNA House of Delegates
  • Eligible for contests, awards, and scholarships at the local, state and national level.
  • Affiliated with the largest nursing student association in the United States and the largest state association.
  • Networking opportunities with students across the state and country along with nursing leaders and specialty nurses.
  • A year's subscription to Imprint, the only magazine published by nursing students for nursing students.
  • Eligible to attend Council of Schools and State Convention.

Click here for state/national membership application and instructions.

Officers:

  • President: Brittany Brain RRC
  • Vice Presidents: Leanne Cowles CEC; Stacy Ammon RRC; Caitlin Spicer EVC
  • Secretary: Shanelle Patterson CEC
  • Treasurer: Amber Kazmir RRC
  • Community Liasion: Deana Hamilton CEC; Cherryl Allen RRC

Officer Elects:

  • President Elect: Michelle DiFranco RRC
  • Vice President Elects: Ytzayana Macias EVC; Marissa Watson RRC; CEC VP Elect OPEN
  • Secretary Elect: Hannah Hudson EVC
  • Treasurer Elect: Tarry Sallas EVC
  • Community Liaison Elect: Nancy Quiroz EVC

If you have any questions or would be interested in an officer position please contact Jennifer Soria

Faculty Advisors:

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If you have any questions, please contact us at acc.adnsa@gmail.com