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.
The Student Ambassador’s Club is a great way for you to participate in the promotion of the College, add to your resume, and earn a little extra cash toward tuition. You will work with a variety of departments within the College to support the recruitment of new students, recognize potential and current donors & community members, and support all the college activities. The community values the experiences and perspective of students. It is a fun way to develop your leadership and assertiveness skills and WE NEED YOU!
Want to be a Student Ambassador? Contact Matt Rentmeester at email@example.com or at (920) 433-6657
American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN)
The Bellin College Chapter of the American Association 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 will serve as a place of social connectedness for nurses/nursing students interested in promoting gender equality in nursing. The chapter will also provide leadership opportunities for interested individuals that will look great on a resume.
This chapter is one of three in the state of Wisconsin, the other two being in Oshkosh and La Crosse. The goals of the chapter are to establish an annual scholarship, connect students and professionals, and provide nursing students with an opportunity to communicate with alumni/graduates in the field.
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.
Bellin Student Nurses Association (BSNA)
The Bellin Student Nurses Association (BSNA) is a pre-professional organization made up of and run by Bellin student nurses. Activities are primarily directed toward professional development, community involvement, participation in state and national conventions, and National Student Nurses Week. The organization has been recognized at local, state and national levels for their community work.
Institute 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 health care improvement. The IHI – Open School offers a range of online courses in the areas of quality improvement, patient safety, and leadership. IHI also provides a forum to support initiatives focused on Quality and Safety.
There are endless benefits for participating in IHI including, but not limited to: boosting your skills in patient safety and quality improvement in health care, network with other health care professionals at local, regional, and national levels, be involved in projects for local health care organizations, and generate certificates from online IHI Open School courses to fill your nursing portfolio with!
To check out courses available to complete at no cost, at your convenience go to www.ihi.org.
For more information, please do hesitate to contact Bellin College IHI Open School Chapter leader, Connie Boerst at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kappa Pi-at-Large Chapter
Kappa Pi-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta
Tau International is a nursing honor society
co-sponsored by Bellin College and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay nursing programs. The mission of Sigma Theta Tau International is to improve the health of people worldwide through the development of nurse leaders and nursing knowledge. Seniors in the top 35% of the class with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA are eligible to be candidates for membership. Students in master, post-master and doctoral programs in nursing are also eligible to be candidates for membership as are community nurse leaders.
Student Governance Committee
The Student Governance Committee is comprised of student leaders from all the Bellin College student organizations. Students report on student organization activities and fundraising efforts at the College and in the community. This committee provides a forum for student input regarding campus life and student services. Student leaders make recommendations for change and provide feedback on the College environment. For more information, please contact Nancy Burruss at email@example.com or 920-433-6632.
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 membership fee charged per year, payable each semester from student fees. Membership fees are often utilized to support many of the all-College social activities. Student representatives are elected to be on College committees related to curriculum and student services. For more information, please contact: Jennifer Galbraith at firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 433-6684, or Christina Smith at email@example.com, (920) 433-6676.
The Bellin College Love Your Melon Campus Crew
Love Your Melon is an apparel brand run by college students across the country on a mission to give a hat to every child battling cancer in America. Love Your Melon product sales fund superhero adventures for children battling cancer, cancer research and further support for the families of children battling cancer. The Bellin College Love Your Melon Campus Crew will be spreading the mission, selling products to raise money, and personally giving hats to children in treatment in our community!
To purchase a hat, go to www.loveyourmelon.com and select Bellin College Campus Crew at the checkout! Every product sold = one credit. Every 50 credits is a new credit level that allows us to gain promotional kits, hats to donate to kids, or superhero outfits that we wear to the hospitals when we donate!
For more information, please contact Nancy Burruss at firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-433-6632.
Wisconsin 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 as well as community leaders in medical imaging. For more information, contact Misty Susa at email@example.com or 920-433-6677.
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 Rymer firstname.lastname@example.org, or (920) 433-6673.
The Service Trips and Transformations program (STAT)
The Service Trips and Transformations program (STAT) 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 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 positive change within themselves and the world.
For more information, please contact Deb Lidbury at email@example.com, or (920) 433-6642.