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Student Organizations

Radiologic Sciences Student Association
PurposeThe Radiologic Sciences Student Association provides services to the students such as radiation monitoring and represents the students at the department and university level.
MembershipOpen to all admitted into the Radiologic Sciences program.
ContactShaunell McGee, 912-344-3203,
Lambda Nu National Honor Society
PurposeLambda Nu (LN) is a national honor society for the radiologic and imaging sciences. Its objectives are to promote academic scholarship at the highest academic levels, promote community service and awareness in the radiologic and imaging sciences, and recognize and encourage scholastic achievement and excellence.
MembershipStudents are eligible for membership according to the following standards:

1. Program course cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale after two full-time semesters (or equivalent) of a radiologic or imaging sciences program.
2. Enrollment in a radiologic or imaging sciences program as a full-time student for at least one year.

All members must register and pay national dues as well as meet all Chapter obligations.
ContactEsma Campbell, 912-344-2900,
Health Sciences Student Association (HSSA)
PurposeThe purpose of HSSA is to promote interest in the Health Sciences, fosters awareness of the Health Sciences in the greater general community, and provides a collegiate forum for the exchange of information, ideas, opportunities, and concerns among Health Sciences students, faculty, and practitioners.
MembershipOpen to all health science and kinesiology students

Membership Dues: $10.00
ContactTimMarie Williams
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing Rho Psi Chapter
PurposeThe purpose of Sigma Theta Tau is to provide leadership and scholarship in practice, education, and research to enhance the health of all people and to support the learning and professional development of the members who strive to improve patient care worldwide.
MembershipMembership is conferred upon undergraduate and graduate nursing students who have met or exceeded rigorous academic standards and upon college-educated professionals who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in nursing.
ContactTrina Embrey
Alpha Omega Gamma Chapter of Sigma Phi Omega
PurposeTo promote scholarship, research, awareness, professionalism and excellence in gerontology and aging services.
MembershipApply online at .
ContactTimMarie Williams
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Student Chapter
PurposeThe student chapter promotes interest in healthcare quality, fosters awareness of health professions in local communities, and provides a collegiate forum for the exchange of information, ideas, opportunities, and concerns among health professions students and faculty.
MembershipCollege of Health Professions undergraduate and graduate majors who are in good standing. No membership dues.
MeetingsMinimum three / semester
ContactJanet Buelow
PurposeThe Student Government Association is responsible for enhancing student life, contributing opinions and information to the colleges and university leadership regarding student concerns, providing support to individual students, student clubs, and other organizations, and sponsoring and hosting programs and community service events on campus.
MembershipOpen to all students
MeetingsWednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Russell Union Ballroom
Student Nurses Association
PurposeTo develop leadership skills, encourage academic achievement and clinical excellence through involvement in nursing activities.
MembershipOpen to pre-nursing or nursing majors.
MeetingsFour times per semester
ContactEllen Hamilton, 912-478-5848,
Black Student Nursing Association
PurposeTo assist and promote the acceptance and retention of black and minority students in the Georgia Southern Nursing program.
MembershipOpen to all pre-nursing and nursing majors.
MeetingsFour times per semester
ContactMarian Tabi, 912-478-5998,;
Nutrition and Food Science Association
PurposeTo promote awareness of nutrition, health and wellness, and food science throughout the community, promote professional development and leadership skills, and build interprofessional relationships.
MembershipOpen to all students interested in nutrition, food science or health and wellness.
ContactDr. Amy Jo Riggs, 912-478-7753
Health and Physical Education Club
PurposeTo promote the health and physical education major through community service and professional development. Fundraising activities help support student attendance to professional organizations, conferences and events
MembershipOpen to all health and physical education majors
ContactDr. Gavin Colquitt, 912-478-0889
GS Athletic Training Association
PurposeTo promote the field of athletic training and provide a means for student to attend conferences and network.
MembershipOpen to all athletic training majors
ContactDr. Steven Patterson, 912-478-8014
Southern Exercise Science Club
PurposeTo promote the exercise science major through community service and professional development. Fundraising activities support student attendance to professional organizations, conferences, and events
MembershipOpen to all exercise science majors
Dr. Greg Ryan, 912-478-7427;
Dr. Bridget Melton, 912-478-0510
Sport and Exercise Psychology Club (SEP)
PurposeFocused on the advancement of knowledge within the sport and exercise psychology field. This club is directed towards students interested in learning about and expanding their understanding of the concepts, issues, topics, and ideas within the field.
MembershipOpen to anyone with an interest in the sport & exercise psychology
MeetingsRegularly, contact for details
Dr. Brandonn Harris, 912-478-7900
Sport Management Club
PurposeTo learn more about sport management, develop managerial and leadership skills through involvement in community and peer interactions, and establish communication networks with sport industry professionals.
MembershipOpen to anyone with an interest in the sport management field.
MeetingsTwice a month
ContactDr. Chris Barnhill, 912-478-5871
Dr. Christina Gipson, 912-478-1101
Food Science Association
PurposeTo promote an interest in food science and nutrition, and provide professional opportunities for students through guest speakers, volunteer opportunities, and club activities. This organization also provides an opportunity for students to develop their networking skills as they seek internships and job opportunities.
MembershipOpen to anyone with an interest in foods, food science, and nutrition and health.
ContactDr. Padmini Shankar, 912-478-5785

Last updated: 3/27/2018