AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) July 26, 2013
American Sentinel University’s charter Chi Alpha Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) recently approved and chartered as an official STTI chapter, held its first STTI honor society induction ceremony at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Aurora, Colo. on July 24.
“American Sentinel University is honored to join the many schools that have established Sigma Theta Tau International chapters. Our faculty, administration, alumni and students are committed to fulfilling the mission of Sigma Theta Tau International and make a difference in health care worldwide,” says Judy Burckhardt, Ph.D., MAEd, MSN, RN, dean, nursing programs at American Sentinel University. “Becoming a chapter in this prestigious organization is a positive way for our nursing programs to recognize our students’ achievements and identify future nursing leaders who will have a strong presence in the health care arena. They will play an instrumental role in the change of delivery of health care and the promotion of health worldwide.”
Dr. Sandra Wise, Chi Alpha Chapter President, organized the chartering ceremony where 235 charter members were inducted, which included nursing students, alumni, faculty, administration and nurse leaders from American Sentinel's nursing program, into STTI, the Honor Society of Nursing.
The Chi Alpha, Nursing Honor Society of American Sentinel University officers for 2013-14 include:
Sandra Wise - President
Melissa Penner - Counselor
Kristin Schmidt - Leadership Succession
Terri Bunch - Leadership Succession
Alice Masciarelli - President-Elect
Christopher Kowal - Treasurer
Kathy Koester - Secretary
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