University of Nebraska Medical Center

Melissa Snyder, MSN, RN

Instructor, UNMC College of Nursing


Melissa Snyder grew up and graduated from Bayard High School near Chimney Rock which is represented on the Nebraska State Quarter. She is a 2007 UNMC BSN prepared graduate and a 2015 Master’s prepare graduate in the LEAD program. She is the Western Nebraska Division Clinical Coordinator and Simulation Lab Coordinator. While in grad school she created the saying - ”Student Today, Co-worker Tomorrow,” as she believes everything the students learn they will be able to apply to succeed as a nurse and they will result into a colleague.
  • 2007, BSN, UNMC
  • 2015, MSN, UNMC
  • 2016 Nebraska Action Coalition, 40 under 40 Nominee
  • 2022 Melvin Jones Fellow Award Recipient of the Lions Club International Foundation