The Epsilon Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International was chartered in 1980 at SIUE. It is open to nursing students and leaders who meet established academic and professional criteria both at graduate and undergraduate levels and to community nursing leaders. The society is concerned with the advancement of professional nursing through scholarship, research and practices.
Undergraduate students must have a GPA of 3.0 and shall have completed half of their program. Undergraduates must be in the top 35 % of their class. Graduate students must have a GPA of 3.5 and completed a minimum of one quarter of the required graduate curriculum. A nurse leader must have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field, and have demonstrated achievement in nursing. Undergraduates and graduate students who meet the criteria are mailed letters of invitation by the Eligibility counselor and president of Sigma Theta Tau Epsilon Eta, six weeks prior to any induction.
STTI Member induction will be held on October 9, 2013 in the Morris University Center. Letters of invitation will be mailed in August to qualified undergraduate and graduate students. Members are invited to nominate qualified nurse leaders. See the criteria on the website.
Questions about membership? Please contact Eligibility Counselor Ms. Jen Hoxsey.
Please click on the links to find information on the awards offered at Induction. Please consider applying or urging a fellow member to apply for an award. Deadline is September 20, 2013.
Dr. Gladys Mabunda Non-Traditional Student Undergraduate Scholarship
Betty Temples Mill Undergraduate Student Award for Academic Excellence
Epsilon Eta Excellence in Clinical Nursing Practice Award
Epsilon Eta Graduate Student Merit Award
There were two recipients of awards at the Spring 2013 Annual Business Meeting. Ms. Valerie Griffin was the recipient of the dissertation/project award for research and Ms. Brandie Stiles was the recipient of the publication award. Congratulations to all our members for their dedication to excellence in scholarship and service.
Please keep the evening of October 10th 2013 open for our consortium dinner and presentation which will be held at Goldfarb School of Nursing. The speaker will be Dr. Dan Sheridan from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Dr. Sheridan's expertise is Forensic Nursing and he is a national expert in Older Adult Abuse. His presentation will include how to assess for abuse (in general terms) and specifically, how to assess, document, and aid individuals who have potential forensic issues. Please mark your calendar and SAVE THE DATE October 10th, 2013!
Many of our members join as students, and then fail to update their email address as they transition into their professional roles. We encourage you to keep us informed of a current email and contact information. All of the communication is electronic.
Please see the website below and sign in to update your contact information.