Student Nurses Association

The purpose of the JSCC SNA shall be:

  • To assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education through leadership development and political activism in an attempt to provide for the highest quality of health care;
  • To provide programs representative of the fundamental and current professional interest and concerns;
  • To aid in the holistic development of the individual in his/her professional role, including his/her responsibility for the health care of people in all walks of life;

The functions of the JSCC SNA shall be:

  • To promote and encourage participation in community affairs and activities towards improving health care and resolving related issues;
  • To represent nursing students to the health care consumer, institutions, and other professional organizations;
  • To promote and encourage student participation in interdisciplinary activities;
  • To promote and encourage recruitment efforts, participation in student activities, and educational opportunities, regardless of a person's race, color, creed, sex, lifestyle, national origin, age, or economic status.


Photo of Belinda HigginsBelinda Higgins
Associate Professor of Nursing