Student Council of Nursing and Health Studies
The Student Council of Nursing and Health Studies serves as a platform for all constituent organizations within the School of Nursing and Health Studies (SoNHS), to connect and properly engage the SoNHS student body and to ensure the perspective of the SoNHS student body are adequately represented to the administration of UMKC. The Student Council of Nursing and Health Studies also stands to represent the SoNHS student body within the UMKC Student Government Association.
Student Nurses Association (SNA)
Membership in the Student Nurses Association (SNA) is automatic for all students admitted to and enrolled in the School of Nursing and Health Studies nursing 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 and Health Studies 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.
The BHS Society is a student organization centered around the health sciences field of study. The goals of this organization are to promote philanthropy within the community, advocate health education, and cultivate leadership among members.