Research indicates that student involvement increases student satisfaction with the college experience, increases G.P.A., enhances time management skills and decreases a student's likelihood of dropping out of college.
NMC has a variety of recognized student organizations. These organizations are an excellent way to learn about current issues in your profession and the community, meet new people, improve your personal and professional skills, network with local and national professionals and develop leadership skills.
Outreach to the community promotes life long learning and reflects the College's Core Values of caring, excellence, holism, learning and respect. Information regarding one time volunteer opportunities, ongoing service, and service immersion trips can be found on the Community Service page.
The Ambassadors participate in the recruitment of students and promotion of Nebraska Methodist College while providing opportunities for students to develop leadership and communication skills. We strive to promote a positive image of the NMC mission, vision, and core values while serving the community.
Ignite is an interdenominational organization on college campuses throughout the world. The mission of Ignite is to turn lost students into Christ-Centered laborers. Christ-centered means allowing God to shape our lives around His eternal purpose. We believe that a relationship with God through Jesus Christ provides the hope and purpose in life that people are seeking. In the Bible, Jesus says, "I came that they might have life, and might have it abundantly." (John 10:10)
MAHSA—Physical Therapist Assistant
The Radiography Chapter of MAHSA will support and provide professional leadership, and humanistic development experiences for its members, work in concert with other NMC student organizations to provide community service, and promote greater awareness of Allied Health professions within the NMC community and the community-at-large through collaborative efforts with local, regional, and/or national professional organizations.
The Respiratory Care chapter of MAHSA will support and provide professional, leadership, and humanistic development experiences for its members' work in concert with other NMC student organizations to provide community service, and promote greater awareness of Allied Health professions within the College community and the community-at-large through collaborative efforts with local, regional, and/or national professional organizations.
MSNA—Methodist Student Nurses' Association
The Methodist Student Nurses' Association serves student nurses at NMC through leadership opportunities, community involvement, networking, and professional development, in order that they may gain a sense of pride and passion about the nursing profession and share this with the community which they serve.
NMC Student Military Organization
NMC Student Military Organization believes in the promotion of personal development and intellectual growth and follows the mission and goals of the college while serving those who have served in the US military or those who are interested in the US military.
Pathfinders Leadership Experience
Pathfinders Leadership Experience is an opportunity for students at every level to further develop their leadership skills. Pathfinders does not focus on formal leadership positions, but on how each of us influences others by how we live our daily lives. The participants in Pathfinders meet during spring semester to learn about leadership through activities and through planning Carpe Diem. Carpe Diem is a summer overnight event for new students. Participants do not need prior formal leadership experience, but simply need a desire
Student Government serves all students of NMC by developing a sense of community and understanding, coordinating the collaboration of student organizations, and enriching the educational environment through community service and leadership.
Student Housing Association
The Student Housing Association at Nebraska Methodist College promotes a positive environment for a comprehensive educational experience that encourages the appreciation of individuality and a respect for diversity. Our overall mission is to develop and maintain a sense of community and social justice, to develop leadership skills, and to provide opportunities for serving others through the intentional efforts of a friendly, helpful, and competent staff.
Honor societies have a rich tradition of scholarship and service to the community. They provide leadership, networking and mentoring opportunities through service projects and professional development activities. There are three honor societies at Nebraska Methodist College:
- Nebraska Beta Chapter of Lambda Nu
- Nebraska Lambda Beta
- Tau Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau
Nebraska Beta Chapter of Lambda Nu
Students who demonstrate academic excellence may participate in honors program activities and be inducted into the, the National Honor Society for radiologic and imaging sciences.
Nebraska Lambda Beta
The National Honor Society for the Profession of Respiratory Care recognizes and honors scholarly achievement, service and character of students, graduates and faculty of the profession.
Tau Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, provides leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research to enhance the health of all people. We support the learning and professional development of our members who strive to improve nursing care worldwide.
For general information, visit the website of Sigma Theta Tau International.