Denver School of Nursing Student Diesi Elected to Student Nurses Association State Board

Denver School of Nursing (DSN) student Adam Diesi has been elected as secretary to the board of the Colorado Student Nurses Association, said Dr. Marcia Bankirer, president, DSN, (

Diesi, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, is in his fifth quarter working toward his bachelor of science in nursing. He is also president of DSN’s Student Nurse Association (SNA) chapter.

“It is an honor and a pleasure working with all of the talented people at the local and state level. Everyone is enthusiastic, professional and extremely passionate about helping others. I enjoy being able to be a part of the planning committee for the upcoming state conventions and getting input from nursing students from all over the state. Most of all, I enjoy being able to reach out to our community to provide support to those in need with all of the Colorado Student Nurses Association membership. I have tried to incorporate three cornerstones into SNA: professionalism, leadership and networking. We try to instill these cornerstones in all that we do,” Diesi said.

The Colorado Student Nurses Association (CSNA) is a pre-professional organization for pre-nursing and nursing students enrolled in an accredited diploma, associate or bachelor degree program in Colorado. CSNA’s goal is to aid in the personal and professional development of future nurses through education and leadership promotion. CSNA is also a constituent member of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA).

Founded in 1952, National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) is a nonprofit organization for students enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, diploma and generic graduate nursing programs. It is dedicated to fostering the professional development of nursing students and has over 60,000 members in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

About Denver School of Nursing (DSN)

Denver School of Nursing, 1401 19th St., Denver, is a private, post-secondary college that provides educational programs and training for nursing professionals. The college specializes in offering rigorous curriculum and clinical site-based academic programs toward associate and bachelor degrees in nursing. DSN is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), ( (800-621-7440); the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC); and its associate and baccalaureate programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (404-975-5000). The college is granted full approval for its associate and bachelors nursing programs by the Colorado State Board of Nursing. For more information, call 303-292-0015 or visit