- Campus Ministries
The Campus Ministries Office serves students by providing opportunities for spiritual growth, fellowship and social activities for students on the Dallas campus. Weekly lunches and Bible studies give students the opportunity to grow and share their personal faith. Various Christian denominations are involved in the ministry to students. Recreational activities are planned for all students around cultural and sports events in the Metroplex area. Medical missions experiences are also provided for interested students.
- Baylor Student Nurses Association
BSNA is a very active campus organization which gives student nurses the opportunity to serve and learn about the nursing profession. Members are active in local, state and national meetings. BSNA supports local domestic abuse shelters with clothing drives and volunteer service. BSNA was honored in 2015 as the Outstanding New Student Organization for Baylor University. The Outstanding New Organization Award seeks to recognize one organization each year that has demonstrated true excellence among its peers within the University community. The office of student organizations at Baylor University recognized BSNA’s significant contributions to the local, state, and national level. To learn more about BSNA contact Courtney Brandt and Melissa Hollis. To pay your membership dues online through UPay, click here.
Future Nurses Association
The Future Nurses Association at Baylor is dedicated to cultivating community within the nursing cohorts, primarily pre-nursing students. FNA provides students with social, spiritual, and academic support, as well as volunteering opportunities, to prepare them for nursing school. With study groups, social events, and ways to get involved around the Waco community, FNA is a safe haven for nursing students, providing not only academic, but emotional support. At the end of each meeting, there is an optional devotional and prayer for those who need spiritual guidance. As prospective nurses, we have a heart to serve others, and we don't have to wait until nursing school! Join us at soup kitchens, Compassion Waco, homeless ministries, and more to learn how to love the community we will be serving! To learn more about FNA, contact: Kyle_Pyron@baylor.edu or Antonia_bazzani1@baylor.edu.
- Sigma Theta Tau
Sigma Theta Tau is the National Honor Society in Nursing. The Eta Gamma Chapter was established at Baylor's Nursing School in 1984. The organization recognizes the achievement of scholarship of superior quality, seeks to recognize the development of leadership qualities, encourages and supports research and other creative work in nursing. To learn more click here.
- The Nursing Learning Resource Center (LRC)
The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is located in the lowest level of the LHSON Academic Building. The LRC specializes in nursing information that supports faculty research and student study at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. LRC resources include citation and full text databases, reference material, reserves, journals, books, e-books, a full color document scanner, four patron computers with two black-and-white printers and two color- printers, three study rooms with white boards, additional study areas, student e-mail and internet access, and clinical equipment for check out. . To learn more click here.
- Nurses Christian Fellowship (NCF)
In response to God's love, grace and truth, the purpose of the chapter is to establish and advance, through InterVarsity Nurses Christian Fellowship at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord.
* Equip nursing students with resources to help them grow spiritually.
* Engage nursing students in following Jesus and being part of God’s mission on campus and in their communities.
* Encourage nursing students to go through spiritual training programs applicable to transition into nursing practice.
* Provide opportunity for community service at least once per semester.
Click on the link for more information on the national organization of Nurses Christian Fellowship. Please contact NCF.Baylor@Baylor.edu for more information about our local chapter.
Bears Helping Hearts (BHH)
Bears Helping Hearts (BHH) is a nursing student organization open to any nursing student who is interested in learning about congenital heart disease and defects. The student should also seek to understand and help create awareness of the mission of The Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF): to advance the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of congenital heart defects (CHDs) by funding the most promising research. BHH nursing students will help support CHF by planning and joining events that will create awareness about CHD to family members, friends, and within the nursing community. These events include and are not limited to toy-drives, fundraisers, hospital visits (when possible), speaker events, and walks. The organization serves the following purposes:
*Congenital heart disease education for nursing students
*Serve the congenital heart disease community through volunteer service
*Raise awareness of congenital heart disease through events
*Provide leadership opportunities to nursing students
To learn more about BSNA contact: Kathryn_Mitchell@baylor.edu or Laura_Zebreski@baylor.edu
Multicultural Student Nurses’ Association (MSNA)
The Multicultural Student Nurses’ Association (MSNA) was chartered by Baylor University in 2022 in response to student need for an organization that could represent the interests of pre-nursing and nursing students from diverse cultural backgrounds. By coordinating monthly meetings, fundraisers, service events, and other activities, MSNA seeks to
* Enrich the academic experience of our multicultural student population
* Unify students through common interests
* Foster the professional role and leadership development of our members
* Raise awareness about the health disparities in our diverse cultural communities
* Promote the provision of culturally congruent nursing care
* Provide opportunities to network with nursing leaders from diverse cultural backgrounds.
For more information about MSNA, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Baylor Counseling Services, click here for more information
- Academic Success (information to come)
- Career Services (information to come)