School of Education and Professional Studies
The Education Club
Provides peer assistance to students in the School of Education and Professional Studies and encourages social and pre-professional interaction among student members. The Education Club is a student-run, non-profit organization that provides opportunities for future teachers to:
- Gain educational experience beyond classroom fieldwork
- Interact and network with other students and professionals
- Build an impressive résumé & portfolio
- Prepare for a successful teaching career
- Volunteer in community outreach projects
- Be informed of issues relevant to education and the CCSU School of Education
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Exercise Science Club
The Exercise Science Club gives exercise science students the opportunity to come together and allows students to explore the field by attending national and regional meetings and workshops; networking with professors and exercise science professionals; promoting health on campus; obtaining hands-on experience through workshops and guest lecturers; and finding options to obtain certifications.
The Central Counseling Society
The Central Counseling Society's mission is to educate, develop, and foster a sense of community among graduate counseling students. This can be accomplished through meaningful experiences that meet members needs and interests, and networking opportunities involving present and past students and working professionals. We invite all counseling graduate students to come participate, learn and grow into tomorrow's professionals.
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The MFT Society
The mission of this society is to provide opportunities for marriage and family therapy students to improve relationships within the department, build a community, and increase knowledge of the field.
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Social Work Club
Social Work Club promotes more interest and better understanding of social work and the broad field of social welfare through discussions and seminars among social work students and all other interested students at CCSU.The club also holds fundraisers.
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Student Nurses Association
The CCSU Student Nurses Association (CCSU SNA) is a student run organization on campus representing the future nurses (BSN and RN-BSN) at Central Connecticut State University. We strive to provide a close-knit nursing community to help enhance eduation, clinical skills and knowledge of nursing as well as provide oppurtunities for students to develop his/her professional role and encourage responsibility for the holistic health care of people in the communities in which we live and work in.
Meetings vary with each semester and information regarding meeting dates and times can be found on the CCSU SNA Collegiate Link web page.
We offer a variety of programs and fundraising oppertunities throughout the year and we encourage any members of the CCSU community who are interested in Nursing and promoting health to join us.
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Alpha Upsilon Alpha
The honor society of the International Reading Association recognizes and encourages scholarship, the development of personal and professional leadership and service to the field of reading at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Reading and Language Arts sponsors the Beta Kappa Chapter, established in 2005.
For more information contact:: Catherine Kurkjian at 860.832.2179
Kappa Delta Pi
An international honor society in education open to both undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students excelling in the teacher education program. The society emphasizes excellence of scholarship and the promotion of high standards in teacher preparation. Through worthy social and professional contacts, the society has enriched the lives of thousands of students, teachers, and administrators who qualify for membership. Epsilon Mu Chapter at Central has conducted community and college events such as book drives, literacy activities, conferences, faculty recognition dinners, and professional seminars and lectures. Local and national scholarships are available to members. Selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi is based on high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures the individual's steady growth in the profession. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 3.25 GPA at CCSU to be eligible for membership. Post-baccalaureate students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA at CCSU to be eligible. Check out the national website at www.kdp.org or the Epsilon Mu Chapter.
For more information contact: Mary Pat Bigley at 860.832.2112.
Sigma Theta Tau International
The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide.
The vision of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is to create a global community of nurses who lead in using knowledge, scholarship, service and learning to improve the health of the world’s people.
CCSU is a member of Iota Upsilon Chapter at Large with Saint Joseph College and the University of Hartford. Membership is open to Undergraduate and RN-BSN nursing students, who have completed ½ the nursing curriculum, have a cumulative GPA or 3.0 or higher, and rank in the top 35% of the graduating class. Students must demonstrate academic integrity, achievement and leadership potential.
For more information contact: Dr. Stacy Christensen 860.832.2148