UMKC Catalog



Student Nurses Association

Membership in the Student Nurses Association (SNA) is automatic for all students admitted to and enrolled in the School of Nursing's degree programs. Students admitted into pre-nursing are encouraged to attend all meetings. Officers and representatives to the school's standing committees are elected annually. Council meetings and special events are held periodically throughout the academic year.

Sigma Theta Tau International, Lambda Phi Chapter

This international nursing honor organization is designed to recognize and encourage superior scholarship and leadership achievements in nursing. Students are eligible for consideration as junior and senior undergraduate students and as continuing graduate students. Membership, based on integrity and scholarship, is by invitation only. The induction of new members is held each spring.

Nursing Alumni Association

All students at the School of Nursing qualify for membership in the Nursing Alumni Association. Objectives of the alumni association are to provide mentoring to the student body and garner support for the school. Meetings are held periodically and officers are elected each spring by the Nursing Alumni Board.