Hinds Community College inducted the inaugural class of the new Omega chapter of Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society of Nursing on April 4 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.
Twenty-seven students in the Associate Degree Nursing program at either Rankin Campus or Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center were inducted into the Hinds chapter.
They are Gagandeep Bal of Clinton, Brook Banks of Madison, Carmen Boggan of Mendenhall, Sarah Cannon of Clinton, Jake Chandler of Carthage, Kay Crotwell of Jackson, Sarah Enstrom of Madison, Elizabeth Fairchild of Magee, Brenda Foster of Brookhaven, Larissa Garner of Vicksburg, Ruth Gerber of Brandon, Nicholas Irons of Brandon, Jay Johnson of Byram, Rashetta Jones of Jackson, Dorian Klenovich of Ridgeland, Elizabeth Luker of Florence, VeSharne McPherson of Indianola, Nicole McWilliams of Raymond, Bonnie Medders of Brandon, Virginia Poole of Florence, Christi Rossetti of Brandon, Ashley Strickland of Raymond, Erica Stuart of Forest, Paige Townsend of Brandon, LaQuwanda Wallace of Jackson, Leah Warner of Pearl and Brandi Welch of Vaiden.
The National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN), in order to promote scholarship and academic excellence in the profession of nursing, has established the N-OADN Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society and has made provisions for the establishment of Institutional Honor Society Chapters. The objective of the N-OADN Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society is to recognize the academic excellence of students in the study of Associate Degree Nursing.
Membership is offered after the first two semesters to students who have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and have earned a grade of B or better in each nursing class of the nursing program with no previous failures in any nursing course.