Associate Degree Nursing Department

Fall 2016


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 August 25, 2016 at CEC, EVC and RRC.


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!

  • Monday September 26, 2016 EVC MPH Room 8500- Hosted by Kaplan Review
  • Monday October 24, 2016 EVC Student Panel or Nursing Director will present
  • Monday November 28, 2016 RRC Room TBA – Presentation by a panel of recent ACC nursing graduates who will share their experience of transitioning from graduate to RN


  • New Student Orientation
  • Mentoring/Tutoring
  • Community Involvement Opportunities
  • $300 Scholarship (8 total will be awarded) for ADNSA members
  • Charity donations for each monthly meeting


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.


  • President: Michael Holman EVC
  • Vice Presidents: Mayra Lopez EVC
  • Secretary: Indra Cazares EVC
  • Treasurer: Michelle DeFranco RRC
  • Community Liasion: Jessica Abels CEC

Officer Elects:

  • President Elect: Brittany Brain RRC
  • Vice President Elects: Kelley Pfefferkorn RRC
  • Secretary Elect: Courtney Taylor RRC
  • Treasurer Elect: Amber Kazmir RRC
  • Community Liaison Elect: Deana Hamilton CEC

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

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