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Conversation with a Student Nursing Leader

Close-up of Jennifer Kalenkoski
2017 has been quite the year for Jennifer Kalenkoski, RN, who was recently elected as 2017–2018 president of the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA).

After graduating with an associate’s degree from Lehigh Carbon Community College in Schecksville, Penn., in May, Jennifer moved to Rochester, Minn., to begin her career in the Cardiac Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at the Mayo Clinic this fall as she completes the Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Central Methodist University (CMU) in Fayette, Mo. We recently spoke to Jennifer about her nursing journey and how she manages her busy schedule, as well as NSNA’s plans for the upcoming academic year.

To learn more about NSNA and how to get involved, visit NSNA.org.

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