NHS College Student Council


NHS Undergraduate Leadership Award

$250.00 Award
Application due date - February 24, 2012 by 5PM


The College of Natural and Health Sciences Student Council (NHS-SC) currently consists of twelve members.  Membership is open to one representative from each of the six Schools and one Department in NHS (Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Earth Sciences & Physics, Human Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Nursing, and Sport and Exercise Science), one representative from each chartered NHS student club, and the Dean’s Office representative (Advisor).

Student Participation Opportunities


2011-12 Student Council Members

Ben Lee, President (Biology)
Laurenda Weber, Vice President (SES/Nutrition)
Malia Cable, Treasurer (Nursing)
Amy Koch, Secretary (Pre-Nursing/Dietetics)
Dr. Ann Bentz, Advisor
Aaron Adamson (Physics)
Lindsay Benson (Nursing)
Jeremy Garcia (Math)
Linda Gavin (ASLS)


The purpose of NHS-SC:

  • Communication - To provide a communication liaison between the student body, NHS faculty, and NHS administration. NHS-SC will strive to first and foremost develop student voice within NHS and to foster greater communication amongst the students of NHS as well as the university community.
  • Representation - To appear on behalf of and speak for the students of the College of Natural and Health Sciences on all appropriate matters concerning said students.
  • NHS Events - To aid in the organization of NHS events and activities and facilitate joint club participation. This may include, but not be limited to, guest speakers, College-level picnics or awards.
  • Placement Activities - To promote NHS student placement activities. This may include, but not be limited to, seminars, lecturers, and utilization of placement bulletin boards.
  • Student Organization Events - To encourage and support approved NHS student activities. Special emphasis should be given to supporting activities of NHS’s student clubs and activities designed to facilitate placement of NHS graduates.
  • Student Organization Recognition - To foster the recognition of NHS student clubs.


  • A minimum of three (3) NHS-SC meetings will be held per academic semester (Fall, Spring). NHS-SC will not meet during the summer term or during closed school university periods.

Constitution and Bylaws: Click here to view the NHS-SC Constitution and Bylaws.

Contact: For more information contact Dr. Ann Bentz at (970) 351-1519 or ann.bentz@unco.edu.

Click here to view past council members.