Alex Crow is an undergraduate student in the traditional BSN program and will graduate May 2021. Her past education includes a Psychology Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019. She is a native North Carolinian who comes from Jacksonville, a city in the eastern region of the state. Outside of nursing school, she enjoys being active through running, as well as other outdoor activities such as hiking or relaxing at the beach.
Through the school of nursing, she is involved on the Undergraduate Student Governance Council, a group that focuses on being a liaison between the faculty and the student body. She serves as the Mentorship Chair, which organizes and facilitates connections between cohorts. Alex is also a member of the Association of Nursing Students.
Through her work experience, Alex has worked with vulnerable pediatric populations with special needs in the home health setting. This experience is what led her to become an Invest in Nursing Scholar, as she wanted to pursue further education on Community Health Nursing approaches. She has since enjoyed her clinical experience at Prospect Hill Community Health Center which has created a new understanding of working with rural and underserved populations.
Alex has an interest in advocating for several vulnerable populations such as children, those with disabilities, those with mental health illnesses, and Spanish speaking populations. Her goal as a scholar is to become aware of the challenges these populations face and to become an advocate for them in her future career as a nurse. She would like to begin her career in a pediatric acute setting and later transition into community health nurse providing health care to underserved populations.