Student Organizations

Bellin College prides itself in attracting highly engaged students that through education and experience, develop themselves into future leaders in the healthcare professions. One way students can gain opportunities for involvement is by joining any one of the College’s student organizations.

Bellin College students may also participate in social and extracurricular activities on the campus where they are enrolled for general education courses.

Student organizations offer activities, fundraisers, meetings and events that are open to all students to attend.

Student Activities Calendar    Activity and Fundraiser Request Form


001Ambassador Club

The Ambassador Club is a select group of students who work with various College departments such as admissions, marketing, advancement, office of the president and Student Services to promote the College. Ambassadors assist with College-wide events, such as information sessions, campus visits, summer camps, commencement and other designated College and community functions.

Want to be a Student Ambassador? Contact Matt Rentmeester at matt.rentmeester@bellincollege.edu or at (920) 433-6657


AAMNAmerican Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN)

The Bellin chapter of the American Assembly for Men in Nursing (BAAMN) functions to provide resources, knowledge and opportunities for individuals interested in gender equality and advocating for men in nursing. The chapter provides a framework for students and professional nurses to meet, discuss and influence factors which affect men as nurses. This includes equitable treatment of nurses of all diverse backgrounds. While the focus is on men and men’s health, the AAMN promotes equality in all aspects in nursing.

If you are interested in promoting gender equality in nursing, no matter what your gender is, come join this new and exciting organization on campus. 

For more information, please contact:
Chad Dall at chad.dall@bellincollege.edu or (920) 433-6691.


Bellin College InterVarsity (BCIV)

BCIV is a Christian-based group that focuses on learning how to incorporate spirituality into the care of our patients as well as continue to develop our own personal relationship with God. The group is open to all Bellin students and faculty, meeting weekly for bible study as well as for monthly THRIVE meetings featuring speakers on different spirituality topics.  BCIV also reaches out to the community in service opportunities.

For more information, please contact Susan Poppele at susan.poppele@bellincollege.edu, or (920) 433-6673.


BSNABellin Student Nurses Association (BSNA)

The Bellin Student Nurses Association (BSNA) is a pre-professional organization for Bellin student nurses. The organization participates in community service activities aimed at improving healthcare and educating the public. Collaborative relationships with nursing professionals and healthcare organizations are encouraged through membership. BSNA is a constituent of the Wisconsin Student Nurses Association (WSNA) at the state level and the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) at the national level. The goal is to improve the nursing profession. Membership in BSNA is voluntary. Yearly dues are required for membership.

For more information, please contact:
Lori Kulju at lori.kulju@bellincollege.edu or (920) 433-6670;
or Mary Rolloff at mary.rolloff@bellincollege.edu, or (920) 433-6625.


Beyond the Rainbow Student Organization

This organization serves to promote acceptance of the LGBTQ community throughout Bellin College and in healthcare. It supports social-justice-based education, resources, programming, and encouragement for students across the spectrums of gender and sexuality. Beyond the Rainbow provides a safe space where members of the LGBTQ community and allies are free to express themselves in a non­ judgmental environment. The organization empowers all to become agents of change in the healthcare field through service projects, campus events, and networking.

For more information, please contact:
Chad Dall at chad.dall@bellincollege.edu or (920) 433-6691.


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IHIInstitute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) – Open School Chapter for Health Professions

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School for Health Professions is an inter-professional education community that gives participants the skills to become change agents in healthcare improvement. The IHI Open School offers a range of online courses in the areas of quality improvement, patient safety, and leadership. Each course takes approximately one to two hours to complete and consists of several lessons. Certificates are offered after completion.

The IHI – Open School Chapter of Bellin College provides a forum to support initiatives focused on quality and safety. Students are encouraged to join and become a part of an exciting opportunity for networking and learning about how to provide safe, quality care to patients with students at the national and international level. Each academic year, chapter officers are elected by the organization members. Participation is free to students.

For more information, please do hesitate to contact Bellin College IHI Open School Chapter leader, Connie Boerst at connie.boerst@bellincollege.edu.


Kappa PiKappa Pi-at-Large Chapter

The Kappa Pi Chapter at Large of Sigma Theta Tau is a professional organization that evolved in order to foster an environment in which professional development, scholastic achievement and advancement of nursing is nurtured through research. Honor society membership is by invitation to nursing program juniors and seniors who meet the academic and leadership eligibility requirements, as well as community leaders in nursing and students pursuing a master’s, Post-Graduate, or doctoral degree.

For more information, contact Ruth Rodda at ruth.rodda@bellincollege.edu or (920) 433-6688.


Student Governance Committee

The Student Governance Committee is comprised of student leaders from the Bellin College student organizations. The purpose of this committee is to provide a forum for student input regarding student life, student services and to make recommendations for change. The committee encourages student participation in College activities, facilitates student community service and coordinates student organization fundraising.

For more information, please contact Nancy Burruss at nancy.burruss@bellincollege.edu or (920) 433-6632.


student-senateStudent Senate

All students are members of the Bellin College Student Senate Organization. This organization provides a means for students to organize and actively participate in the decision-making related to student life. There is a nominal fee charged per year, payable each semester from student fees. Fees are often used to support many of the all-College social activities. In addition to elected senate officers, each class elects’ members to serve as senate class representatives.

For more information, please contact: Sherri Hanrahan, sherri.hanrahan@bellincollege.edu, (920) 433-6672; Misty Susa, misty.susa@bellincollege.edu, (920) 433-6677


Lambda NuWisconsin Omega of Lambda Nu Medical Imaging Honor Society

The Omega Chapter at Large of Lambda Nu is a professional organization that fosters academic scholarship, promotes research in the imaging sciences field and recognizes exemplary scholarship. Honor Society membership is by invitation to medical imaging juniors and seniors with a 3.5 GPA and community leaders in medical imaging.

For more information, contact: Christina Smith, christina.smith@bellincollege.edu, (920) 433-6676; Stacey May, stacey.may@bellincollege.edu, (920) 433-4307.


STAT ProgramUrban Immersion (formerly STAT)

The Urban Immersion is an alternative break service program that gives students the opportunity to engage in off-campus experiences serving in communities working with vulnerable people as a way to become active citizens involved in their own communities now, and in their futures as professional leaders. The program offers students a chance to travel to local, regional, and national locations where they are challenged to both provide service and reflect on those experiences as a way to grow personally and professionally. Participants are provided with leadership skills, exposed to new perspectives, and ultimately gain a broader understanding of the concepts of social justice and community partnership. Along the way, students are immersed in new cultures and have life-changing experiences that contribute to positive change within themselves and the world.

For more information, please contact Mary Rolloff at mary.rolloff@bellincollege.edu, or (920) 433-6625.

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