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Get Involved: Student Orgs

Posted by Ashley Bails on Sep 4, 2013 9:24:00 AM

get invovledWhether you are looking for a challenge, want to make a difference, or are interested in meeting new people, Nebraska Methodist College has a variety of student organizations offering students a number of opportunities.

NMC’s student organizations range in focus, giving students a chance to be involved on campus, gain more knowledge about their chosen career path, or grow their personal faith.

Among their many activities, students involved in these organizations serve the campus community, organize events benefitting local non-profits and attend events focused on profession development.

According to Erika Pritchard, coordinator of Student Leadership Development at NMC, being involved in a student organization is a great way to learn skills outside the classroom that students will take with them into their careers.

“Through student organizations, students learn how to be leaders, work in teams, communicate effectively and make a difference in the lives of others — all highly important skills in the health care field,” says Pritchard.

NMC offers the following student organizations:

  • NMC Sorority is a social and service-oriented sorority open to all NMC students. The sorority promotes personal development and intellectual growth and works to build lasting bonds of friendship among students though community service, chapter meetings and social events.
  • Methodist Allied Health Student Association (MAHSA) is open to all students enrolled in allied health programs. The organization is focused on professional development and community service, and is divided into Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiology, Respiratory and Surgical Technology chapters.
  • Methodist Student Nurses’ Association (MSNA) prepares nursing students for the professional field and offers networking opportunities at the local, state, and national levels. MSNA is open to all nursing students.
  • Campus Crusade for Christ is a Christian interdenominational organization with chapters on college campuses throughout the world. The organization offers bible studies, missionary outreach trips, leadership retreats, joint events with local chapters and other social events.
  • Pathfinders is an opportunity for students to learn about themselves and others through team building activities and projects, including the planning of Carpe Diem — a summer overnight event for new students.
  • Student Government offers leadership opportunities for students interested in serving the NMC student body. Student Government is a medium of communication between the faculty, administration and students. Officers are elected each spring for the following academic year.
  • Student Housing Association promotes a positive environment for students, which encourages the appreciation of individuality and respect for diversity.
  • Ambassadors is a selected group of students who assist Admissions and Developmental Services staff in representing NMC to the public at college functions, recruitment activities, and orientations.

Topics: campus life, student organizations

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