Welcome to the Beta Upsilon Chapter
The purposes of this Society shall be to:
1. Recognize superior achievement.
2. Recognize the development of leadership qualities.
3. Foster high professional standards.
4. Encourage creative work.
5. Strengthen commitment to the profession.
Congratulations to our Spring 2018 Inductees
The Beta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International held their Spring 2018 Induction Ceremony at the scenic Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Keynote speaker, Dr. Heather Ross, provided a presentation titled “Health policy: Every Nurse’s Responsibility”.
The honored Spring 2018 inductees included the following:
Prelicensure Inductees: Sabrina Bare, Kyle Blair, Kayli Brittain, Natalie Costello, Marie Hodges, Bridgette Kasprzyk, Larissa Lyman, Heidi Martinez, Elyssa Margolin, Takara Naylor, Bailey Niznik, Alyanna Palmer, Allyson Rappleyea, Ana Samuels, Natalie Spoehr, and Allison Tooms.
RN-BSN/CEP Inductees: Marina Alcarez, Tera Asseln, Jared Brimhall. Michelle Delorenzo, Beatriz Ortega, and Tiffany Truong.
Graduate Students Inductees: Jasmine Bhatti, Jennifer Brown, Thea Davis, Kylee Huebsch, Lihong Ou, Allegra Shepard, Audrick Yee, and Lorryn Zephier.
Following the induction pledge lead by Dr. Therese Speer for the inductees, the special Chapter scholarship awards were presented by Dr. Kim Day. The Gary Brown Scholarship for community service was awarded to Deborah White. The Barbara Fargotstein Scholarship recognizing ethics in practice was awarded to Stephanie Dailey. The Nancy Melvin Scholarship for research expenses was shared by Aliria Rascon and Stephanie De Santiago. To conclude the ceremony, the newly elected Beta Upsilon Chapter board members were recognized: Kim Day as Vice President, Heidi Sanborn as Communication Web Master, Lorraine Hirani as Nurse Leader Counselor, Rebecca Tolino as Treasurer and Jackie Beals as Secretary.
A special Thank-you to our Beta Upsilon Chapter donors: Julie Karcis, Pauline Komnenich, Denise Link, Barbara Miller, Shannon Perry, Teri Pipe, Cheryl Schmidt and B Zager.