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COUNTING CASH - Two student volunteers organize their station, before the event starts.

NMU’s Poverty Simulator finishes up for the year, issues arise

Antonio Anderson April 4, 2024

Students gathered last Wednesday to simulate living in poverty as a part of an exercise in empathy and compassion, as well as to understand a little of what it is like for those many peoples dealing with...

SNA TABLING — Student Nurses Association Secretary, Phoebe Martin previews upcoming Charity Ball and Gift of Life challenge.

SNA raises awareness for Charity Ball and Gift of Life challenge

Rachel Pott February 9, 2024

The Student Nurses Association (SNA) is currently tabling in Jamrich to advertise for two of their upcoming events, their Charity Ball and the Gift of Life challenge. The Charity Ball is a fundraising...

GIFT OF LIFE - Student Nurses Association spreads awareness of Gift of Life Challenge at Wildpups event held on Jan. 30.  The challenge encourages students and community members to register to become organ donors, and concludes March 2.

Saving lives one link at a time

Jackie Phillips February 16, 2023

The Gift of Life Campus Challenge has returned to Northern Michigan University until March 2, 2023, with the help of the NMU Student Nurses Association (SNA).  The Gift of Life is a federally designated...

ALL ABOUT SOCKS — NMUs Student Nurses Association were able to collect 150 pairs of socks that were donated at various drop-off locations on campus towards those in need. Socks collected went to Room at the Inn for distribution.

150 pairs of socks donated towards those in need during Soctober

Ryley Wilcox November 7, 2022
NMU's Student Nurses Association collected 150 pairs of socks during 'Soctober' that they were able to donate to Room at the Inn.
KEEP WARM - NMUs Student Nurses Association collected new socks for those in need during the month of October. They placed collection boxes around campus including in Jamrich, West Science and the dorms.

Nursing students collect socks for those in need

Sophia Huhta, Contributing writer October 28, 2021

Fall is coming to a close as the wind blows its colorful leaves across the campus lawn. The community has already started to say goodbye to 80 degree weather and beach days, but not everyone is prepared...

Nurses to  donate socks  to homeless

Nurses to donate socks to homeless

Sophie Hillmeyer October 18, 2018

The change in seasons and dropping temperatures present new challenges for the homeless population of the Marquette community, which led the Student Nurses Association (SNA) to create the “Socktober”...

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