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LSON Students Nurses' Association

Faculty Advisors Jean McIvor and Tracy Collins



As a member of the National Student Nurses' Association it is our mission to:

  • Bring together and mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, as well as those enrolled in baccalaureate completion programs;
  • Convey the standards and ethics of the nursing profession;
  • Promote development of the skills that students will need as responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession;
  • Advocate for high quality, evidence-based, affordable and accessible health care;
  • Advocate for and contribute to advances in nursing education;
  • Develop nursing students who are prepared to lead the profession in the future.


SNA works with Special Olympians

Contributed by: Jean McIvor, MSN, RN, Clinical Associate Professor

In March, several SNA officers and members helped some Special Olympians prepare for upcoming competitions.  The SNA volunteers got a real work-out playing basketball and volleyball.  It was an uplifting experience.  The nursing students and the Special Olympians practiced at the World Overcomers Outreach facility in Southeast Memphis.  There were about a hundred athletes from all age groups and from across the Mid-South.   

The Special Olympics is a world-wide initiative that assists those with special physical or learning needs to succeed in athletic endeavors.  These athletes compete in a variety of sporting events.  Many are quite talented; all work very hard.  All of the participants get physical activity, social engagement with others, and a lot of affirmation from the many volunteers that assist them.  They are all true winners! 

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