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Information, Registration, and Staying in Touch


For more information about these events:
1. Please remember to check our website frequently: www.MichganNSA.org. 2. For specific questions, please contact any member of the MNSA board via e-mail. Click on Leadership on the website homepage and then Board of Directors. 3. Check your e-mail for a Michigan E-blast from NSNA, which will provide you with a link to the MNSA newsletter (Nurse Talk), information on upcoming events, and other interesting information relevant to nursing students. 4. Connect with us on Facebook. Stay up to date on the latest news and events with our Facebook Fan Page: Michigan Nursing Students

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Schedule of Events 2013-2014

Community Health Project


MentalHealthAwareness: AdvocatingforSupportin MichiganCommunities
Nearly 75 million Americans suffer from a mental disorder every year, of which 2/3 do not receive the help that they need. Our goals for 2013 are to raise awareness about mental health by encouraging people to seek help when they need it, educate Michigan communities about mental disease, and empower people to speak openly about mental health. Join MNSA in the 2013-2014 Community Health Project of promoting Mental Health Awareness: Advocating for Support in Michigan Communities. Encourage your local SNA chapter to participate in making our communities aware that mental health is an illness that needs to be recognized and treated properly. To thank you for participating in our statewide initiative, MNSA will send your SNA chapter a $100 check! For ideas on how to get started and more information please contact us at: communityhealth@michigannsa.org

Michigan Nursing Students Association


2410 Woodlake Drive Okemos, MI 48864 MNSA@MichiganNSA.org

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MNSA 63rd Annual State Convention


Friday, January 31 Sunday, February 2, 2014 Marriott Hotel Troy, MI

Healthy Nurses: Nurses as Models of Wellness in Action.


Join us for the 63 annual MNSA convention! This is a great opportunity to represent your school of nursing, network with other students, visit educational breakout sessions, and meet recruiters in Exhibitors Hall. You are invited to help pass resolutions and the 2014 budget in the House of Delegates. We will announce the winners of this years awards and scholarships and elect a new state board for 2014-2015. Whether you come for one day or stay for the whole weekend, this is an event you wont want to miss!
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MNSA Monthly Board Meetings
Please check the Events Calendar on the MNSA website for exact dates/locations: www.MichiganNSA.org Ever wonder what its like to be on the MNSA board of directors? Well, wonder no more! Join us at one of the monthly board meetings to find out what student nurses are up to at the state level. Participate in brainstorming and discussing events, projects, and issues relevant to student nurses. SNA members, faculty advisors, and ideas are welcome!

Michigan Mid-Year Convention


Saturday, October 19, 2013 Location: TBA** The mid-year convention is a one-day event held in the Upper Peninsula; it is an opportunity for nursing students to gain valuable information on how to strengthen their SNA chapters. Presentation topics include fundraising ideas, membership growth, bylaws and policy writing, conventions, and MNSA awards and scholarships. Join us up in the UP for informative presentations, networking, and more!

Council of Student Leaders (COSL)


Saturday, September 21, 2013 Location: TBA** Join us for COSL, an exciting annual meeting where student leaders learn how to maximize their impact at the local level. Take away ideas on increasing membership and participation, writing resolutions, getting involved in the community, and more. Find out how you can help your chapter further impact the future of nursing!

Board Buddy Meeting


Saturday, December 7, 2013 Location: TBA** If you are interested in running for a 2014-2015 state board position, this event is for you. Get your feet wet by sitting in on a MNSA board meeting, working alongside current board members, and getting the inside scoop on positions in which you may be interested. Lunch will be provided.

**For TBA locations, please check the Events Calendar on the MNSA website: www.MichiganNSA.org