Roseman University of Health Sciences

Student Activities

Student organizations are approved to operate on Roseman University of Health Sciences (Roseman) campuses, but the views, opinions, statements and/or philosophy of the organization are solely those of the organization and do not necessarily represent those of the students, employees, Administration and the Board of Trustees of Roseman.


Drug Abuse Awareness Team (DAAT)
Drug Abuse Awareness Team (DAAT) is a student organization dedicated to educating the youth about the abuse/misuse of prescription and nonprescription drugs and the dangers of drug addiction. DAAT's present commitments are to work in cooperation with the various schools to deliver our message.
Henderson Faculty Advisor: Dr. Paul Oesterman      
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Unni 

The Latter Day Saint Student Association (LDSSA)
The Latter Day Saint Student Association (LDSSA) is a University wide club that has as its purpose to provide a spiritual dimension to the academic studies of LDS students at Roseman. The Association meets weekly during the academic year and offers a class taught by a faculty member of the LDS Institute of Religion. LDSSA clubs are found on many University and College Campuses in the United States and especially in the west. The classes while geared to the interests of LDS students are open to all.
Henderson Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gary Manley
South Jordan Staff Advisor: Mr. Weston Boyack

The Roseman Hiking Club
The Roseman Hiking Club was formed to allow faculty, staff and students at Roseman to participate in enjoyable outdoor activities together. The intent is to accommodate all levels of hikers from occasional weekend strolls in Red Rock Canyon to our premiere hike each year to the top of Mt. Charleston.
Henderson Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gary Manley
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tyler Rose

Society for Advancement of Management (S.A.M. Club)
The S.A.M. Club provides an opportunity for members to increase management skills and expertise through participation in programs and services designed to improve the professional quality of their knowledge, performance, and leadership ability.
Henderson Staff Advisor:  No Active Chapter; Dr. Okeleke Nzeogwu
South Jordan Staff Advisor:  No Active Chapter; Dr. Okeleke Nzeogwu

Student Governance Association (SGA)
The Student Governance Association (SGA) is comprised of students from Nursing, Pharmacy and MBA Programs. In addition there are faculty advisors from each program and the Registrar & Director of Student Services serves in an ex-officio capacity. The SGA represents all students at Roseman and acts as a voice for the student body.  The SGA reports to the Director of Student Services.
Henderson Staff Advisor: Dr. Surajit Dey
South Jordan Staff Advisor: Dr. Surajit Dey


The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Student Chapter at Roseman supports the national mission of the American Dental Education Association to lead individuals and institutions of the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research, and the delivery of oral health care for the improvement of the health of the public. Our main goals are to provide oral health education in the community, educate students and faculty at Roseman about issues and developments in dental education, and encourage the pursuit of dental education among students.
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: Dr. Edward DeSchepper

American Student Dental Association (ASDA) 
The American Student Dental Association is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students. It introduces students to lifelong involvement in organized dentistry and provides services, information, education, representation and advocacy.
South Jordan Faculty Advisors: Dr. Kenneth King and Dr. William Carroll

The Student Professionalism and Ethics Association in Dentistry (SPEA) is a national, student driven association that was established to promote and support students’ lifelong commitment to ethical behavior in order to benefit the patients they serve and to further the dental profession. Our Roseman chapter is comprised of students of the College of Dental Medicine who meet regularly to discuss ethical cases and to organize events to promote ethics and professionalism on our campus.
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: Dr. Llewellyn Powell


Student Nurses Association (SNA)
The Student Nurses Association is a local chapter of the National SNA. The NSNA is a pre-professional organization for student nurses. The Roseman SNA is involved in community health activities.
Henderson Faculty Advisor:  Ms. Marie Wright
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: No Active Chapter

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor society is internationally recognized as the standard for superior scholarships, research, and unification with professional nurses from other countries.  It is an honor which may be conferred upon students who demonstrate excellence in their nursing program.  Students must have completed at least one half of the required nursing components to be nominated to Sigma Theta Tau..
Henderson Faculty Advisor: Ms. Rebecca Cailor
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: Ms. Cathryn Barber


American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
The ACCP Student Network is a group for Roseman pharmacy students who are interested in pursuing clinical pharmacy in diverse practice settings upon graduation.  This group encourages members to further their clinical knowledge through graduate residencies and fellowships and promotes student membership in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).  The ACCP Student Network will offer students various opportunities to strengthen their clinical skills and will assist members in pursuing their career goals as active clinicians.
Henderson Faculty Advisors: Dr. Renee Holder and Dr. Christina Madison
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: Dr. Katherine Smith

Beta Upsilon Chapter of Phi Delta Chi
The Beta Upsilon Chapter at Roseman of the Phi Delta Chi professional pharmacy co-educational fraternity is one of 69 chapters and has over 44,000 members nationwide. As a professional pharmacy fraternity, members are encouraged to participate in volunteer service projects as well as enjoy social events with other members. Phi Delta Chi strives to develop leaders of the profession while encouraging camaraderie among its members as we will be brothers for life. Our motto is Alterum, Alterius, Auxillo, Eget: "Each Needs the Help of the Other."
Henderson Faculty Advisor: Dr. Meghan Jeffres
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: No Active Chapter

Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (CPFI)
Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (CPFI) is a worldwide ministry of individuals working in all areas of pharmaceutical service and practice. CPFI's Mission is to: provide fellowship among like-minded professionals, challenge and promote spiritual growth of its members, encourage the advancement of knowledge and ethics in the practice of pharmacy, encourage the integration of faith into practice, and provide support and opportunity for service in both home and foreign missions.
Henderson Faculty Advisor:  No Active Chapter
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: No Active Chapter

Delta Tau Chapter of Kappa Psi
The objective of the Delta Tau Chapter of Kappa Psi at the Roseman College of Pharmacy is to conduct a fraternal organization for the mutual benefit of the student, faculty, and alumni members; to advance the profession of Pharmacy, educationally, fraternally, and socially, to instill industry, sobriety, fellowship, and high ideals in its members; and to foster scholarship and pharmaceutical research.
Henderson Faculty Advisor: Dr. Alana Whittaker and Dr. William Kuykendall
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: No Active Chapter

National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)
The Roseman Chapter of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) was activated in May 2006. It currently has several members who have expressed an interest in owning their own pharmacies. The chapter is very active with many of its members attending the annual national meeting, members participating in various community service programs including health fairs and festivals, helping feed the homeless, provide wound care kits to the homeless, preparing business plans to enter into the national competition at national meetings, and having guest speakers. In addition to the community services and student activities, membership provides students additional insight into the impact of various legislative proposals on their chosen career.
Henderson Faculty Advisor: Dr. Paul Oesterman
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andrew Draper

Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS)
Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) is the national pharmacy leadership society. The purpose of PLS is to promote and recognize the development of leadership qualities in pharmacy, especially among pharmacy students.  The Gamma Tau Chapter is based in South Jordan and the Beta Omega Chapter is based in Henderson.
Henderson Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ragini Bhakta
South Jordan Faculty Advisor: Dr. Katherine Smith

Student Alliance
The Roseman Student Alliance is an "umbrella" organization that encompasses membership in the two largest professional pharmacy organizations in the U.S.: the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) and the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP).  Student Alliance aims to assist student pharmacists in navigating through school, exploring careers in the profession, providing community service, and networking with others, all while providing opportunities for professional growth and leadership. Student Alliance hosts the annual clinical skills and patient counseling competitions, with our winning team competing nationally, and attends three annual conferences throughout the U.S.
Henderson Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mark Decerbo
South Jordan Faculty Advisors: Dr. Elizabeth Sebranek