Nevada Nurses Foundation

Developing Quality Health Care for Nevada Citizens by Promoting The Development of Professional Nursing


Nursing students and pre-nursing students are invited to attend the 9th Annual Student Nurses Event, associated with the annual Shining Stars of Nursing in Nevada (SSONN) gala dinner later the same day. This event provides opportunities to network with nursing students and leaders, to learn how to become involved in the profession during and after nursing school, and to meet representatives from educational, professional, and healthcare organizations. Attendance is free to nursing and pre-nursing students, and early registrations qualify for a chance to win a free ticket to the SSONN dinner (a $75 value).

This event is presented by the Nevada Nursing Student Association (NVNSA), the Nevada Nurses Association (NNA), and the Nevada Nurses Foundation (NNF).

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Reno, NV


  • NCLEX High Yield
  • Touro University Nevada
  • Fingerprinting Express
  • College of Southern Nevada
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Chamberlain University
  • Freedom Equity Group


  • Attend the event – registration is free, but you must RSVP in advance by completing the online registration form by midnight, October 7, 2024. RSVPs received by August 15 will qualify for a chance to win a Shining Stars of Nursing Awards Gala ticket!
  • Register As An Event Exhibitor – schools, professional organizations, hospitals, medical organizations, and vendors may register for the chance to meet and discuss their opportunities and offerings to nursing student attendees. Each exhibitor will be provided a table at the event to interact with interested students. Refer to the exhibitor registration form for more details and pricing.


  • 7:30 am: Exhibitor check-in
  • 7:45 am: Student networking, refreshments, & exhibitor time
  • 8:00 am: Welcome
  • 8:30 am: Dr. Evette Wilson
  • 9:00 am: Networking & exhibitor time
  • 10:00 am: Nursing Panel
  • 11:00 am: NCLEX review by Linda Silvestri & Dr. Angela Silvestri Elmore
  • 12:00 pm: Exhibitor time & raffle drawing (must be present to win)


Call or text: 775-560-1118

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