School of Health Sciences

HCC Student Nurses’ Association

The Halifax Community College Student Nurses’ Association is the pre-professional organization for student nurses at Halifax Community College. Membership is open to nursing students and pre-nursing students. Halifax Community College is affiliated with the National Student Nurses’ Association. The purpose of the organization is to offer students a chance for personal and professional growth. Members of the SNA at HCC will be able to maximize their leadership potential to enhance their career development by: 1) assuming responsibility for contributing to nursing education; 2) provide program representation to express current professional interests and concerns; and 3) aid in the development of one’s professional role and responsibility to the holistic healthcare of all people.

Reasons to join SNA at HCC:
The Student Nurses Association of Halifax Community College is accepting applications for membership. As a declared pre-nursing student, you are eligible to join this organization. You can apply for membership online or talk with the current HCC SNA President, Rachel Freitag ( Here are the top 10 reason as identified by the National Student Nurses Association to join your local chapter:


  • Career Planning opportunities
  • Subscription to Imprint, the professional magazine for student nurses
  • Discounts on study tools/NCLEX Reviews, Health & Liability Insurance, Apparel, School Supplies and Hotels
  • Discounts on NSNA Annual Convention & Mid-Year Career Planning Conference registration fees
  • Discounts on student membership in select professional nursing organizations
  • Leadership development and community outreach opportunities
  • Earn school credit through NSNA Leadership U
  • Awards program
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Preparation for the NCLEX. Preparation for practice (NSNA members receive 25% discount on Lippincott NCLEX-RN Pass Point)

Current SNA President

A message from the President of HCC’s Student Nurses Association

Group photo