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Iota Mu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International

Welcome to the Iota Mu Chapter Home Page, Celebrating 25 Years as a Chapter! We are part of Region 3 of Sigma Theta Tau International and we are located at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing.

As part of Sigma Theta Tau International — Iota Mu Chapter you will join an international community of 260,000 nurses who share scholarly success, clinical experiences and personal integrity through a network of chapters located on nearly 400 college and university campuses. Members put themselves and the nursing profession at the forefront of health care. Together, our members serve as potent agents and catalysts for change throughout the world.

Announcments
Current Iota Mu Chapter Activities
  • Our next meeting will be September 19, 2016 at TTUHSC in room 1C100 from 11:30am to 12:50pm.
  • If you would like to nominate a member of STTI-Iota Mu for Member of the Month for excellence in leadership, research, or excellence in continuing education, please email courtnie.martin@ttuhsc.edu by the 10th of the month
Member of the Quarter
Officers and Committee Chairs 2016-2017
President Rosalinda Jimenez
Past President Cindy Ford
Vice President LaNell Harrison
Secretary Laura Opton
Treasurer Patti White
First Counselor/Eligibility Amanda Veesart
Secondary Counselor/Eligibility Bren Threadgill
Counselor and Governance Chair JoAnn Long
Succession Co-Chair Hollis Franco
Succession Co-Chair Elisa Perez
Research Co-Chair Jane Fuerstenberg
Research Co-Chair Jamie Roney
Community Chair Rosalinda Jimenez
Philanthropy Chair Karen Baggerly
Publicity/Newsletter Courtnie Martin
Membership Relations Chair Ann Hagstrom
Succession Committee Member Olivia Harris

Student Membership Criteria

Induction into the Iota Mu chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) happens once per year in the Spring and coincides with TTUHSC Convocation and Commencement.

Undergraduate Students must
  • have completed 1/2 of the nursing curriculum;
  • achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a 3.0 or higher);
  • rank in the upper 35 percentile of the graduating class;
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.
Registered Nurse Students must
  • have completed 12 credit hours at current school;
  • have completed 1/2 of the nursing curriculum;
  • achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a 3.0 or higher);
  • rank in the upper 35 percentile of graduating class;
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.
Graduate Students (Master's and Doctorate) must
  • have completed 3/4 of the nursing curriculum;
  • achieve academic excellence (at schools where a 4.0 grade point average system is used, this equates to a 3.5 or higher);
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.
Nurse Leader Candidates must
  • be legally recognized to practice nursing in his/her country;
  • have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field;
  • demonstrate achievement in nursing.
An Honor to Join
  • Gain a broad understanding of honor society member benefits and how to obtain an invitation to join through this video.
Questions About Membership?