Florida State University has over 750 Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) on campus! Below are some College of Nursing and Healthcare related orgs and honor societies.
For full list of FSU Recognized Student Organizations, visit https://nolecentral.dsa.fsu.edu/organizations
College of Nursing
Faculty-Led Student Organizations
Student Nurses Association (SNA) at FSU strives to assist future 'Nole Nurses with nursing curriculum, community service, networking, and job search. We hope to create memories and friendships that continue well beyond our years at FSU by providing a nursing community that is helpful and inviting. The Florida State University Student Nurses Association is directly affiliated with the Florida Nursing Students Association (FNSA) and National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). We have the pleasure of attending NSNA and FSNA conventions, where we are able to learn and work among colleagues and peers with the same aspirations - to uplift the profession of nursing starting with the nursing student.
Office: Duxbury Hall, Rm104K
The Minority Student Nursing Association (MSNA) garners much of its values and standards by those of the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations. The MSNA strives to broaden the scope of knowledge on diversity in the healthcare field; advocate for positive advancement and innovation in healthcare; demonstrate a standard of excellence in our practice; grow as leaders within our fields; and endorse ethnic minority nurse leadership in areas of health policy, practice, education and research
Sabrina Dickey, PHD, MSN, RN
Office: Duxbury Hall, Rm448
Sigma Theta Tau International, the scholastic honor society of nursing, was established in 1922. The University chapter, Beta Pi, was chartered in 1974. The society promotes health and illness prevention through the advancement of nursing leadership, scholarship, and administration. The society offers scholarships to graduate and undergraduate nursing students and lends partial support for alumni and faculty research and continuing education. Undergraduate nursing students are eligible for consideration once they have completed one-half of the nursing program and must rank in the upper thirty-five percent (35%) of their class, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Graduate students are eligible for consideration once they have completed one-fourth of the graduate nursing program, provided they have a GPA of 3.5 or better.
Kathyrn Keane, MSNm RN, PCCN
Office: Duxbury Hall, Rm438
Seminole NSSRH is an activist club that focuses on promoting sexual health education throughout FSU and surrounding communities. Each meeting will educate students on a different aspect of sexual health, from STDs to consent to human rights issues. Our overarching goal through NSSRH is to raise awareness of the importance of education in our FSU community and, in turn, throughout society by partnering with other organizations to raise awareness and funds for the cause of equitable healthcare for all.
Mandy Bamber, PhD, RN
Office: Duxbury Hall, Rm439
The Seminole Nursing Club involves a collaborative group of current students enrolled in the College of Nursing at Florida State University that exemplify leadership within their cohort. Seminole Nursing works to integrate and improve the relationships of the students within the program and reach out to pre-nursing students within and outside of FSU to enhance their knowledge and engagement in the program. Seminole Nursing Club will coordinate peer tutoring within the College of Nursing and peer mentoring with Pre-Nursing students at FSU. Seminole Nursing will also fundraise for the College of Nursing through the development of and selling of merchandise available to current nursing students and alumni.
Office: Duxbury Hall, Rm 417
Other Healthcare Related
Black Men in Medicine is an organization that serves to uplift black males who have an interest in medicine and to provide them with knowledge and experiences in professional healthcare settings. We strive to drastically increase black male participation in the health-care field in order to fulfill the deficit of black male physicians.
Roxanne M. Simpson
Black Women of Medicine is an organization that strives to provide underrepresented black women with the skill set, knowledge, and experience to successfully emerge in health care fields. We strive to uplift the lives of women in the black community who aspire to obtain an occupation in medicine volunteer opportunities, unity, mentorship, and research. We seek to empower the minds of our future female health professionals through the strategies that we implement. We ensure that black underrepresented women know they are trailblazers in the health field.
The mission of PRIDE in Healthcare (Promoting Recognition of Identity, Dignity, & Equality) at FSU COM is to provide support to LGBTQ students and the community in the following areas:
- Education – increase student and public knowledge of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) healthcare concerns
- Service – volunteer time to organizations committed to advancing the causes of the LGBT community
- Advocacy – promote and campaign for equality in healthcare, employment, and family matters
- Collaboration – work together with LGBT groups in other fields of study to further LGBT issues
- Mentorship – offer support and mentoring to pre-medical students and LGBT youth
- Support – provide supporting events with a welcoming and safe environment for all participants
Jonathan Appelbaum, M.D.
Office: College of Medicine
Kappa Psi Psi Healthcare Sorority, Inc. is a professional Greek letter organization that fosters professionalism, networking, scholarship, and service. Kappa Psi Psi Healthcare Sorority, Inc. achieves these facets through the promotion of health awareness, community service as well as providing seminars on and off campus.
The purpose of Kappa Psi Psi Healthcare Sorority, Inc. is to conduct sisterhood in the organization, advance the health related professions: educationally, sisterly, and socially, as well as instill diligence and high ideals among its members
This organization was established to create more opportunities for Pre-med, nursing, pharmacy, dental, and all other pre-health professions, to gain clinical experience while traveling abroad on a medical mission trip. We aspire to serve underserved populations on both a global and local spectrum as minorities of the future medical field.