Posts by Ryan Bell

Rogers State University students serve the homeless

Rogers State University (RSU) has just officially recognized one of the newest Secular Student Alliance chapters, led by Jennifer Stemmer. Jennifer and one of her group members, Bri Petree, recently partnered with the Atheist Community of Tulsa (ACT) to volunteer at The Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless. “I was not expecting to have as…

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An Empowering Weekend

This summer, secular student leaders from across the United States – from Portland to Puerto Rico, including one from Canada – attended the 18th annual SSA Conference at Ohio State University. “Getting involved with the SSA, starting a chapter, and attending the conference are all decisions that have positively changed the entire course of my…

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SSA Scholarships application now available!

The application is now open for our 2018 Student Activist Scholarships! Get all the details and apply today! Are you currently enrolled full-time at a high school, college, or university in the United States? Are you an active member of your campus SSA and are you a student member of SSA National? Have you been active in…

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2019 SSA National Conference

SAVE THE DATE Join us in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California July 12-14, 2019 For the 19th Annual SSA National Conference! Plan to travel to Los Angeles on Thursday for a full weekend of fun and learning starting on Friday morning. Then plan some time on the end of your trip to…

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2018 Backbone Award Recipient Announced

We are very happy to announce that the recipient of the 2018 SSA Backbone Award is Sonia Pressman Fuentes. Sonia was born in 1928 in Berlin, Germany, of Polish parents. She and her family immigrated, first to Belgium, and then to the United States in order to escape the Holocaust. After graduating from University of…

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Meet the 2018 National Leadership Council

We are very proud to announce the 2018 National Leadership Council (NLC). The NLC is comprised of a select group of student SSA leaders and recent graduates, selected by the Campus Organizing staff, to serve in an advisory and ambassador role within the national organization. Students are selected for their demonstrated commitment to SSA and…

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6 things you’ll miss if you aren’t at the SSA Conference

The 2018 SSA Conference is only 6 weeks away, so here are 6 things you’ll miss if you aren’t there! Register today! Incredible Speakers SSA is bringing some of the top secular thought leaders to Columbus, Ohio, for 3 days jam-packed with motivation, education and fun. And while the speakers are only a piece of…

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2018 National Conference returns to Ohio State

Join us this summer at Ohio State University for the annual SSA National Conference, June 29-July 1, 2018. More information about speakers and schedule will be published on the website as they become available. Sponsor the conference! Students travel from all over the country to attend this unique leadership development and relationship building event. The…

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