The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs at Cedar Crest College are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000, http://acenursing.org

CONTACT:
Rachel Buckley
Nursing Advisor
610-437-4471 ext. 3428

Current RNs contact:
Sandra Axt
Nursing Instructor
sdaxt@cedarcrest.edu
610-437-4471 ext. 3430

Clubs & Organizations

Nursing Honor Society

Sigma Theta Tau International Website

Sigma Theta Tau, Theta Rho Chapter

The Sigma Theta Tau, Theta Rho International officers are:
President-Michael DeRosa
Vice President-Karen Reesman
Secretary-Kim Eckenroth
Treasurer-Deborah Clauss

Theta Tau, Theta Rho Chapter's Facebook

The purposes of the nursing honor society are to recognize superior achievement and the development of leadership qualities, to foster high professional standards, to encourage creative work and to strengthen commitment to the ideas and purposes of the nursing profession.

Nursing students are eligible for membership if, at the end of the junior year when they have completed 50% of the nursing curriculum, they have a grade point average of 3.0 or better, are in the upper 35% of their nursing class and have demonstrated academic integrity and professional leadership potential.

Theta Rho Chapter at Cedar Crest College is governed by the by-laws recommended by Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society of nursing.

Student Nurses Association

Faculty Adviser: Elba Kerkusz(ekerkusz@cedarcrest.edu)

Faculty Adviser: Christine Embon (cmembon@cedarcrest.edu)

The Student Nurses Association (SNA) is open to all students majoring in nursing. The SNA is a very important part of the nursing program by keeping students aware of changing trends in nursing and by increasing student awareness of the various aspects of nursing. Students are considered an active member of SNA as long as they attend half of all the meetings and half of all events. Students may participate in any of the three major committees within the SNA: fund-raising, community and social. In the past, members of SNA have organized clothing drives, held Easter egg hunts, participated in blood drives, sponsored guest speakers and assumed Board positions in the Student Nurses Association of PA. General business meetings are held monthly. Fund-raisers, community activities and social events are held throughout the semester.

 


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