In this section, you will find resources that can help guide and support you in your nursing education and includes resources from professional nursing associations, student organizations, and individual nursing schools’ programs.
If you know of a mentorship program for Alabama nursing students and do not see it listed below, please contact Shaina Berry at Shaina.Berry@AlabamaHealthActionCoalition.org.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA):
The GNSA provides resources to nursing students enrolled in master’s and doctoral programs. To learn more, visit: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/news/articles/2012/gnsa
Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM)
AUM Nursing Resource Center:
Brooke McGalliard, MSN, RN
NRC Coordinator/Assistant Clinical Professor
202 Moore Hall
National League for Nursing
National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA)
The NSNA mentors the professional development of future registered nurses and facilitates their entrance into the profession by providing educational resources, leadership opportunities, and career guidance.
To learn more, visit: http://www.nsna.org/default.aspx
Samford University Association of Nursing Students (SUANS):
SUANS is a constituent of the Alabama Association of Nursing Students (AANS) and the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA).
Samford Academic Success Center (ASC):
The ASC is designed to help students successfully transition through Samford University and provides academic assistance as needed among other resources that can include tutoring and the Success Mentoring Program. To learn more visit:
Sigma Theta Tau, International
The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.
You can find if a chapter is affiliated with your nursing program here:
University of Alabama
Office of Nursing Student Services:
The office provides guidance, support, and resources to nursing students, parents, prospective students, and to faculty and staff. To learn more, visit: http://nursing.ua.edu/student_services.htm or contact:
Office of Nursing Student Services
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University Academic Success Center (UASC):
UAB students can receive academic resources and free services. To learn more, visit:
A Facebook page exists to allow pre-nursing students to ask questions and connect with current nursing students at UAB:
School of Nursing Student Nurses' Association:
The School of Nursing Student Nurses' Association is a local chapter of the National Student Nurses Association. To learn more, visit: http://www.uab.edu/nursing/home/sna-main/about-us
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Association of Nursing Students (ANS):
Student Success Center:
Resources are offered to UAH students that can include academic coaching, career development, Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) and tutoring. To learn more, visit: http://www.uah.edu/ssc/
University of North Alabama
Project OPEN (Opportunities for Entry into Nursing):
This project assists under-represented and economically disadvantaged students to complete a bachelor’s degree in nursing. To learn more, visit:
University of West Alabama
UWA Student Nurses’ Association:
Nursing students at UWA are members of the UWA Student Nurses’ Association. For more information, visit: