Nursing students succeed at state convention

The University of Jamestown Nursing Student Association hosted the Nursing Student Association of North Dakota State Convention Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at Quality Inn, Jamestown. About 100 nursing students from institutions across North Dakota attended the event. University of Jamestown students responsible for local arrangements were Katie Stumpf, Bismarck; and Briana Tayer, Milnor.

The University of Jamestown NSA won the Most Active District award with their scrapbook documenting the events and activities of members of the past year. Students Andrea Roorda, Sanborn, N.D., and Kayla Schlichtmann, Fargo, compiled the scrapbook.

University of Jamestown students Molly Ecker, Fargo; and Bryce Kloeckl, Arlington, Minn., ran for and were elected to State Board offices.

“This is an amazing accomplishments for student at the sophomore level,” says Dr. Teree Rittenbach, adviser. “ I’m very proud of their willingness to run and the super job they did campaigning and giving their speeches.”

Keynote speaker Pippa White of Lincoln, Neb., portrayed Florence Nightingale and presented “Leadership in Action.” Attendees also heard from presenters from the University of Jamestown Department of Nursing, Anne Carlsen Center, and North Dakota State Hospital.

Examples of aid include:
  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards
UNIVERSITY OF JAMESTOWN at a glance
  • 1,000 students from 31 states and 13 countries
  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio
  • On-campus residence halls
  • 98% average placement rate in 2010 & 2011