News and Events


Nina Keats of Upsilon Rho invites you to participate in a webcast:
"Operation Smile"

Linda Bucher RN, PhD, CEN from Operation Smile will host a Webinar on Wednesday October 24th at 6:30 P.M.
Space is limited.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

Title: STTI Upsilon Rho Chapter Webinar "Operation Smile"
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM EDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet

November 1, 2012
Please join Alpha Zeta Chapter for a Research Scholar Presentation and Reception
Thursday, November 1 from 5-7 PM
CUSON Student Lounge, Room 252
Presenter: Argerie Tsimicalis, RN, PhD
Topic: “Usability Testing of a Computerized Communication Tool in a Diverse Urban Pediatric Population”

November 9, 2012
Partnership to Enhance Nursing Education in Haiti Fundraiser
7-9PM at Unity Hall, 325 West 23rd Street, NYC
Their website is:  
Phone # 718-247-9393. 
It is a launch for their initiative: Adopt-A-Nurse-For-Haiti.  There will be Haitian art for sale, wine tasting, appetizers and a performance by the NYC Labor Chorus.  The cost is $50 and the tickets or a donation can be made online at their website.

December 2, 2012
"UN Millennium Development Goals Focus for STTI Region 14"  
Holiday Inn Midtown, 440 West 57th Street, NYC.
Time to be announced


October 21, 2012
Daring, Caring, Sharing
Hosted by the Nightingale Initiative for Global
St Bartholomew's Church, 325 Park Ave, NYC
3-4 PM.
This event focuses on Millennium Development Goal # 5: improving maternal health.  See website for more information.

Annual Induction Ceremony
May 14, 2012
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Alumni Auditorium
630 West 168th Street

Photos and Video from the 2012 Induction Ceremony


Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, FAAN, CIC, Professor of Pharmacological and Therapeutic Research at Columbia University School of Nursing, has been selected for the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. The induction will be held at the International Nursing Research Congress July 11-14 in Cancun and is in recognition for Dr. Larson’s long-term, broad national and international research which has had a profound impact on the profession and the people it serves.

Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, LCCE of Alpha Zeta Chapter has been accepted as a mentor in the Sigma Theta Tau International Maternal-Child Leadership Academy, supported by Johnson and Johnson Corporate Contributions. Dr. Bingham will serve as a mentor for Elizabeth Broome, RN, BSN. Leigh Small, RN, PhD, CPNP from Arizona State University College of Nursing & Health Innovation will assist Dr. Bingham as she guides her mentee’s leadership development throughout the 18-month MCH program.

Since 2004, the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) and Johnson & Johnson (Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute LLC and Johnson & Johnson Corporate Contributions) have collaborated to present the Maternal-Child Health Leadership Academy. To date, over 110 nurses have participated in the academy, which prepares maternal-child health nurses and nurse midwives for effective inter-professional team leadership as they strive to improve the quality of health care for childbearing women and children up to 5 years old.