Future health care leaders
The UConn Student Nurses Association (SNA) is a student-led organization that is open to all students of the university and affiliated campuses. The group mentors students in many areas of healthcare such as; preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, legislation on healthcare reform, healthcare technology, communication technology and healthcare education. The UConn SNA participates in community services events within the general university and local community; represents UConn SON students and other fields within the university, and at state and national meetings; sponsors an annual career fair for all healthcare majors; and conducts fundraising events; volunteers in several local and national groups and interest. Its purpose is to convey the standards, ethics, and skills that students will need as responsible and accountable leaders and members of any profession of health interest.