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The Student Experience

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 Student Leaders

Find ways to make the most of your college experience and make lifelong friends by getting involved as an Edson College Student Leader.

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Announcements & Opportunities

There are many opportunities for Edson College students at ASU and within the community. Stay up to date on various announcements and opportunities to enhance your college experience.

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Student Events

Whether you are a first-year, international, transfer, commuter or returning student, there is an event for you. Bring your family and friends, because the activities are open to you to help you prepare for a successful college career.

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Housing & Residential Communities

We believe that your residential experience plays a large role in the success of you as a student. Our residential life programs and staff will help you enrich your academic experience outside of the classroom.

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Barrett, The Honors College

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.

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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.

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Working on Campus

You may need to work in order to meet educational and living expenses or you feel the experience could be a valuable part of your education. The skills you obtain from working complement your academic performance and communicate to future employers your ability to succeed in a professional setting.

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Scholarships are available to both new (incoming students and transfer students) as well as our continuing Edson College students.

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Student Clubs and Organizations

If you are interested in fun, leadership, outreach, career growth and networking opportunities, you should check out opportunities with the various student organizations at ASU. There are honors and professional societies, diversity organizations, service and major-specific groups, and general groups that provide ample opportunities for you to find a community that suits your needs, whether it is gaining hands-on experience working on a team or socializing with peers who share the same passion.

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Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate research is designed to enhance your college experience by providing hands-on experience, independent and thesis-based research, and the opportunity to engage with professional organizations.

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Study Abroad Program

students will travel through Peru, from large cities like Lima to small communities, and engage in service learning to learn more about traditional and rural health practices.  Through this program, students develop a stronger relationship with the community they are serving, and gain deeper understanding of providing health care to diverse populations.

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ASU and Edson College offers a variety of resources for students to help them excel both inside and outside of the classroom. Learn more about what’s available to you as a student.

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