Charis Johnson: University of Minnesota, Rochester Presidents’ Student Leadership Award Recipient

Charis Johnson

Charis Johnson is a senior nursing student at UMR. As an AmeriCorps Student In Service, Charis is completing 300 hours of service within the Rochester community over the next year. She is developing a volunteer position in the Brain Injury Day Center at Mayo Clinic. She is the Nursing Board Representative for the Rochester Student Association (RSA), the new student government at UMR. She serves as a liaison between the Nursing College Board and nursing students, and the BSHS students. She is advocating for future interdisciplinary health care member collaboration. Charis is also a UMR Student Ambassadors and the only Nursing Ambassador. As a UMR Ambassadors, she presents “the face of UMR.” She participates in campus visit days, gives prospective students tours, and recently had dinner with a group of National Honor Society students from Cannon Falls High School to encourage them to be active in college and provide guidance. Finally, Charis is involved professionally in the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) and Nursing College Board. She serves as the UMR Program Director for the local NSNA chapter. Charis is active in the health care, university, and professional communities serving in a variety of roles.

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One response to “Charis Johnson: University of Minnesota, Rochester Presidents’ Student Leadership Award Recipient

  1. Congratulations on your graduation, Charis! We are so appreciative for all your work and the outstanding service you’ve contributed to the community of Rochester. You are AWESOME!

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