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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 Monday, January 25, 2016 at TTUHSC in room ACB250 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 kyle.johnson@ttuhsc.edu by the 10th of the month
Member of the Month
Officers and Committee Chairs 2014-2015
President Cindy Ford
Past President Ruth Ann Bridges
Secretary Laura Opton
Treasurer Patti White
First Counselor/Eligibility Pat Francis Johnson
Secondary Counselor/Eligibility Haley Rowden
Counselor and Governance Chair Becky Geist
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 Kyle Johnson
Membership Relations Chair Ann Hagstrom

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. All graduates from Summer 2013, Fall 2013, and Spring 2014 will be notified by March 22, 2013 of their eligibility for induction into STTI. The next induction ceremony is tentatively planned for May 9, 2014.

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?