Activities and Organizations

Your life outside the classroom is an important part of your experience at Kent State.

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is the place to find information about all of the great on- and off-campus activities and student organizations and what they offer.

Would you like to catch a free late night movie? Is Karaoke your thing? Or maybe you’re a runner and like the great outdoors. Whatever your interests may be, with more than 300 student organizations and a wide variety of events held throughout the year, you’ll always have something new and interesting to do.

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A college education is much more than going to class and working hard to earn a degree. When you join a student or professional organization, you’ll have an opportunity to meet interesting people and make lifelong friends. Being involved is not only fun, you can make connections and build a network that can help you throughout your career.

Below are a few organizations that may interest you as a nursing student.

Delta Xi Chapter of Sigma


Sigma, Delta Xi Chapter logo

The Sigma honor society celebrates excellence in nursing, and Delta Xi has been active at Kent State University since 1980. We offer our members support throughout their entire nursing career by offering leadership development, continuing education, network opportunities, and service activities. Sigma connects nurses across specialty areas and workplaces, which strengthens the nursing community locally as well as globally.

Delta Xi is a local chapter of a prestigious international nursing honor society. Sigma membership is open to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. 

Opportunities include leadership development positions such as Student Leadership Intern, Board of Directors, and Governing Committees.
Other opportunities included in membership are academic scholarships; research grants; access to journals and an international nursing repository;
and travel opportunities to Sigma conferences. 

We look forward to the opportunity to connect with you!

Contact information:

Delta Xi can be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – @DeltaXiSTTI

Students for Professional Nursing (SPN)

Members of Students for Professional Nursing posing prior to the Homecoming paradeSPN is an organization for students in the Nursing or Pre-Nursing major. Meetings and volunteer activities are organized for members to encourage involvement in the program, community, and to bring fellow students together.  

2023/2024 meetings are the first Monday of the month while school is in session at 7:00 p.m. in Henderson Hall, Room 201.

Student Nurses Association (KSU-SNA)

Kent State University Student Nurses Association (KSU-SNA) is a student nurse organization that focuses on building leadership skills through activities and events. Getting involved will help students reach their own personal potential and improve their student experience. Resume building and career development opportunities are also available. Community involvement is also a goal of KSU-SNA. Networking occurs at a local, state and national level - Local meetings, State and National Conventions.

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