Our student organizations are created to encourage active student development and growth in leadership groups. Consider joining an organization today.
The Student Government Association is an organization in which every student is a member and is provided the opportunity to participate. This association is established to provide all students with a form of representative government. Through this organization, rules and regulations are formulated and implemented, and plans for student activities are made. Students are encouraged and expected to attend meetings and participate in the activities of the organization.
All nursing students are encouraged to participate in local, state and national activities of the nursing profession through membership in their professional organization OLOL-Student Nurses' Association (OLOL-SNA). Membership in the local school chapter OLOL-SNA allows nursing student privileges of membership in the Louisiana Association of Student Nurses (LASN) and National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA).
The purpose of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University Student Respiratory Therapy Association is to encourage and assist students in personal growth and professional development in respiratory therapy. Members of this organization contribute to group activities and participate in school and community events. This organization upholds the values and philosophy of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady.
Student Ambassadors serve as the official ambassadors at formal University functions. The number of Student Ambassadors is set at 20, with each receiving a scholarship of $300 per semester. Selection to Student Ambassadors is one of the highest honors a student can receive at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University. Membership in this prestigious group reflects dedication to serving, leadership, and academic excellence.
Phi Theta Alpha is a professional student organization with three primary purposes: to foster participation in the American Physical Therapy Association, state and local levels; to facilitate civic engagement opportunities; and to promote an understanding of physical therapy and the role of physical therapist assistants both within Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University and the community at large.
Intensive Care Earth (ICE) is a student organization that promotes good environmental practices and one that continually challenges everyone at the University to become more "green." Larry Bird serves as the Advisor for this student group. This group is open to all students.
Medical Laboratory Science Association is a student organization whose purpose is to broaden the career scope of the membership. The organization is founded on the philosophy that membership in student organizations enhances the work ethic and increases life-long learning. In keeping with the mission of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, the organization is committed to encouraging student members to strive to meet the needs of the community and of fellow students with compassion, understanding, respect and dignity. Members are encouraged to participate in professional and community activities and to disseminate information about the career of medical laboratory sciences.
The purpose of Catholic Student Association is to provide students of atmosphere under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Church.
At Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, we strive continually to promote individual and collective social responsibility within the concepts of community, democracy and social justice. Civic Engagement includes such activities as developing informed perspectives on social issues, working with others to solve public problems, taking an active role in the political process, advocating for policies that address issues of concern to you, and, of course, engaging directly in activities that meet human and community needs. That dedication to helping others has earned us a place on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college can receive for exemplary, innovative, and effective community service programs.
The purpose of the Franciscan Student Fellowship is to minister to the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University community. The organization is founded on the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady philosophy, which seeks to extend the ministry of Jesus Christ through care, compassion, respect and understanding for all people. The organization meets its goals by conducting ministerial activities, such as devotionals, Bible studies, support groups and community service.
The purpose of the Beta Sigma Mu (Human Medicine) is to promote interest in histology, microbiology, biochemistry and other sciences related to the medical field. The organization sponsors informal lectures and workshops to assist students in developing strong social and academic skills related to human medicine.
The purpose of the Bonner Leaders Program is to focus on solving social injustices in the healthcare and education fields for individuals with mental, physical, social and cognitive disabilities.
The purpose of the Beta Epsilon Fraternity of Radiologic Technology Students (BEFRT) is to encourage and assist students in personal growth and professional development in radiologic technology. Members of this organization contribute to group activities and participate in school and community events. This organization upholds the values and philosophy of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady. All Radiologic Technology students are encouraged to participate in local, state and national activities of the radiology profession through membership in their professional organization, Beta Epsilon Fraternity of Radiologic Technology Students.
The purpose of the American College of Healthcare Executives is to develop an association with local and regional health care executive groups to enhance academic and career opportunities. Additionally, it provides a means of involvement, recognition and representation in the profession of health care administration.