Allyson Naiken, JCN ’21

Allyson Naiken

Allyson Naiken is a member of the class of 2021 at Jefferson College of Nursing. She studied healthcare administration and global public health at Arcadia University and spent a summer abroad at the University of Amsterdam. She was a varsity tennis player and an assistant coach who taught students with disabilities the fundamentals of the sport. At Jefferson, Naiken worked as a volunteer doing FIT testing of N95 and duck-bill masks for new students, and administering flu shots during the Flu Fest student inoculation program. She has been an admissions ambassador and led campus tours and was part of a nursing-student panel that answered questions from new students. Naiken has a special passion for working with children and hopes to be a nurse in a pediatric unit.