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Communication, negotiation, management and problem-solving are just a few of the valuable skills you’ll learn by taking advantage of the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation leadership opportunities. Edson College student leaders demonstrate leadership, academic excellence and exceptional interpersonal skills. Student leaders have a keen interest in helping new students succeed through involvement and engagement within Edson College, ASU’s campuses and the University.
You’ll also develop an extended network of references and have positions of responsibility to take when you are ready to enter the job market. Leadership isn’t just about what goes on your resume. You’ll have fun, make friends and contribute to the Edson College community while being a mentor, ambassador, camp counselor, tutor, student council member or entrepreneurial team leader.
Edson College CAs and Peer Leaders create engaging and practical opportunities for students living in the residential communities to feel connected to ASU, build a sense of community through support and engagement, and facilitate weekly programming that promotes continuing education.
All freshmen—whether living in one of our residential communities, commuting to campus- enroll in ASU 101-NU: The ASU Experience, a one-credit course focused on navigating the transition to the university and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Students receive a peer mentor who lead in-class discussions, provide referrals to academic resources, connect students to opportunities on campus, and guide students through their first semester.
Camp Edson is an innovative program that welcomes all freshmen to the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Upper-division students serve as counselors for this fun, multi-day, off-campus program. Camp Edson Counselors help incoming students learn skills that are important to their success in Edson College through a variety of fun and interactive activities.
Student Ambassadors for Recruitment are a select group of students who support the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation as representatives at recruitment events with prospective students and outreach activities. In addition to developing professional and leadership skills, as an Ambassador.
Many Edson College Nursing and Health Innovation undergraduate students are part of the unique community at Barrett, The Honors College. Honors students enjoy select opportunities to travel abroad, earn scholarships, attend special events specifically for honors students, and receive funding to travel and complete their creative projects/theses. Students have the opportunity to stretch their learning capabilities through a customized honors curriculum.
Gain practical work experience related to your major through experiential learning programs offered by our industry partners in conjunction with the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Career and Professional Development Center. These opportunities foster professional, personal and skill development, and are usually paid.