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Student Organizations

African American Nursing Students Association (AANSA)

AANSA is an organization for pre-nursing, nursing and graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. It provides services in the community through health awareness, leadership, mentorship and volunteer services. AANSA is dedicated to increasing the number of ethnic minority students by providing academic and psychosocial supports. All students, faculty and staff are welcome. Visit African American Nursing Students Association website.

Association of Nurses in Graduate School (ANGS)

ANGS is the official graduate student nursing organization recognized by The University of Texas at Austin. All graduate nursing students are automatically members and are encouraged to be active participants. ANGS stated purpose is to promote the educational and professional development of nurses enrolled in graduate school at The University of Texas at Austin. Association of Nurses in Graduate School website.

Green Team

The Green Team is an organization of School of Nursing staff, faculty, and students, who are interested in protecting and promoting the health of the environment at all levels. The mission of the Green Team is to reduce the school's environmental impact and promote environmental stewardship. Visit Green Team website.

Hispanic Nursing Student Association (HNSA)

HNSA is an official organization sponsored by the School of Nursing at The University of Texas at Austin. HNSA offers support and resources to students interested in pursuing a nursing degree. The purpose of HNSA is to promote academic, professional, and leadership skills by providing multiple social events, volunteering, and networking opportunities. Visit Hispanic Nursing Student Association website.

The Longhorn Association for Men in Nursing (LAMN)

The mission of LAMN is to foster nursing education, facilitate unity among our future colleagues and leaders in nursing, encourage men to consider nursing as a career, and promote a positive image of men in the field of nursing. Visit The Longhorn Association for Men in Nursing website.

Student Community of Asian Nurses (SCAN)

The purpose of the Student Community of Asian Nurses is to provide representation of the Asian nursing community and to provide an environment that promotes learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility within the entire nursing and pre-nursing community.

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Epsilon Theta Chapter

STTI is the honor society for nursing. Epsilon Theta Chapter is the local unit, which was chartered May 16, 1980 at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. The purposes of Sigma Theta Tau are to recognize superior achievement, promote the development of leadership qualities, foster high professional standards, encourage creative work, and strengthen commitment to the ideals and purposes of the nursing profession. Visit the STTI Epsilon Theta Chapter website.

The Texas Nursing Student Association (TNSA) and The National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)

TNSA is the statewide organization of nursing students. The organization addresses statewide issues, holds an annual state convention, and sponsors councils for training new officers of the individual school organizations. NSNA is the national organization of nursing students. The organization addresses national issues important to nursing students and also holds an annual convention. Officers for each organization are elected from member schools of nursing, and resolutions and bylaws are passed at the state and national conventions. Visit The Texas Nursing Student Association and The National Student Nurses Association websites.

The University of Texas Nursing Students Association (UTNSA)

UTNSA is a preprofessionall, student-run nursing organization. All undergraduate nursing students are encouraged to actively participate. The organization provides access to information, aids in communication between the School of Nursing faculty and students, undertakes community service projects and helps members develop leadership skills. Visit The University of Texas Nursing Students Association website.