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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.
Meetings1-2 times per month.
ContactShaunell McGee
smcgee@georgiasouthern.edu

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.
Meetings1-2 times per semester
ContactEsma Campbell
Email: ecampbell@georigasouthern.edu

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
MeetingsMonthly
ContactBruce Barragan
Email: jbarragan@georigasouthern.edu

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.

Sigma's Mission
Sigma's mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Sigma's Vision
Sigma's vision is to be the global organization of choice for nursing.
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.

Student Membership Criteria
MeetingsMonthly board meetings and general membership events throughout the year to include: Fall Dinner, Distinguished Lecturer Dinner, Research Day and Induction of New Members.
ContactJosh Kies, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, AAHIVS, CPAN
Rho PSI Chapter President
Email: jkies@georgiasouthern.edu

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
Email: jbuelow@georgiasouthern.edu

NSSHLA

PurposeThe National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is the only national student organization for pre-professionals studying communication sciences and disorders (CSD) recognized by the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). We inspire, empower, and support students in the field of CSD. We give you the tools to navigate your academic career while preparing you for your professional one.
Membership2.5 GPA and annual membership dues
MeetingsMonthly
ContactJanet Bradshaw
Email: jbradshaw@georgiasouthern.edu

Student Academy of Audiology

PurposeThe mission of the Student Academy of Audiology at Armstrong is to serve as a collective voice for students within the chapter area and to advance the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in audiology. Chapters will engage students in lifelong professional activities that promote and advance the profession of audiology, and provide services, information, education, representation and advocacy for the profession and the public we serve.
MembershipStudents must at least have a 2.5 GPA
MeetingsGeneral Body Meeting is once a month
Executive Board Meeting is once a month
Faculty AdvisorMaya Clark
Email: mclark@georgiasouthern.edu

Rho Tau Pre-Physical Therapy Club

PurposeRho Tau Pre-physical Therapy Club is the only national student organization for pre-professionals studying rehabilitation science with the goal of becoming a physical therapist. We inspire, empower, and support students and offer the tools to navigate your academic career while preparing you for your professional one.
MembershipStudents must at least have a 2.5 GPA and pay annual memberships dues
MeetingsMonthly
Faculty Advisor

Student Nurses Association-Armstrong Campus

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
ContactDanielle Peacock
Email: dpeacock@georgiasouthern.edu

WCHP SGA

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
Contactsga@georgiasouthern.edu

Student Nurses Association-Statesboro Campus

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
ContactWilma Jean Matti
Email: wmatti@georgiasouthern.edu

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
Email: mtabi@georgiasouthern.edu or gasouthernbsna@gmail.com

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.

Sigma's Mission
Sigma's mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Sigma's Vision
Sigma's vision is to be the global organization of choice for nursing.
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.

Student Membership Criteria
MeetingsMonthly board meetings and general membership events throughout the year to include: Fall Dinner, Distinguished Lecturer Dinner, Research Day and Induction of New Members.
ContactJoshua M. Kies, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, AAHIVS, CPAN
Rho PSI Chapter President
Email: jkies@georgiasouthern.edu

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.
MeetingsMonthly
ContactDr. Amy Jo Riggs
Email: ajriggs@georgiasouthern.edu

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
MeetingsMonthly
ContactDr. Gavin Colquitt
Email: gcolquitt@georgiasouthern.edu

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
MeetingsMonthly
ContactDr. Steven Patterson
Email: spatterson@georgiasouthern.edu

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
MeetingsMonthly
ContactFacebook
Dr. Sam Wilson
Email: sjwilson@georgiasouthern.edu

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
ContactFacebook
Dr. Brandonn Harris
Email: bharris@georgiasouthern.edu

Athletic Professionals Group

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. Amy Rundio
Email: arundio@georgiasouthern.edu
Dr. Chris Barnhill
Email: cbarnhill@georgiasouthern.edu
athleticprogroup@gmail.com

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.
MeetingsMonthly
ContactDr. Padmini Shankar
Email: pshankar@georgiasouthern.edu
There are no active student organizations on the Hinesville Campus at this time.

Last updated: 6/2/2021