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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

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The Honor Society of Nursing - Sigma Theta Tau International

Beta Upsilon Chapter


Sunday December 10, 2017


Lesly Kelly PhD, RN

Health Services Researcher

“Where has the Compassion Gone?”



7700 E. McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale Arizona



Registration & Cash bar:  1:00-1:30 pm

Dinner / Speaker / Induction:  1:30-4:00 pm

Luncheon: $45 per person


  • Citrus Oregano Grilled Free Range Chicken with roasted pee wee potatoes, fresh seasonal vegetables & roasted garlic jus
  • OR Vegetarian Option
  • ***All Lunch Entrées are served with a Salad, Dinner Rolls, Dessert, Iced Tea, Water and Coffee**


Please RSVP and pay via Qgiv Event link for guest payment/meal choice by December 4:



*Please note that Meal Registrations cancelled prior to midnight on December 1, 2017 will be granted a partial refund equal to ½ of the meal costs. There will be no refunds on cancellations occurring after midnight on December 1, 2017. 

Please continue our Beta Upsilon giving initiative with holiday donations for UMOM. Holiday gifts for all ages accepted and appreciated. Gift cards are accepted for major stores such as Walmart and Target and VISA/ Mastercard/American Express gift cards. The link to holiday needs is: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzM6In9GOahkdXhDeVJaRVhWM0RrMjkySG9oRzJxVm5qbnlB/view?usp=sharing




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Chapter News

  • Fall 2017 October 23 Business Meeting Notes

    The Beta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International held their Fall business meeting at the downtown campus of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University on October 23, 2017. An outdoor court yard gathering for a light dinner and conversation was enjoyed by the chapter members prior to the start of the meeting and the Student Health Outreach for Wellness (SHOW) clinic donations were collected.

    The Chapter President, Dr. Therese Speer, opened the meeting with a welcome and introduction of the guest speaker, Chief Well-Being Officer Dean and Professor Teri Pipe. Dean Pipe provided a synopsis presentation on mindfulness and the work of the ASU Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience.

    After the guest speaker’s presentation, the business meeting continued for members with reports from Dr. Speer on scholarships provided by the chapter. Rebecca Tolino, Chapter Treasurer, provided an update on chapter accounts. Dr. Kim Vana, Leadership Succession Chair for the chapter, discussed open board positions forthcoming for the Spring 2018 elections. Dr. Kim Day, Chapter Vice-President, reviewed the nomination process for awards for Excellence in Research, Education, Mentorship, Practice and Leadership; and included information on the scholarship awards for the Gary Brown Community Scholarship and the Nancy Melvin Research Project Scholarship. Additionally, Dr. Day shared her personal experience on how grateful the SHOW clinic homeless clients were for the toiletry and clothing item donations from our chapter.

    The meeting continued with updates on the 2017 Fall Induction Ceremony to remain at the Scottsdale Resort. The guest speaker to be Dr. Lesly Kelly on Compassion Fatigue. The qgive process will remain in place for registration of chapter members for attendance to the 2017 Fall Induction Ceremony. To continue our Society’s commitment to help vulnerable populations, donations for the UMOM New Day centers will be collected at the Fall Induction Ceremony.

    Conclusion of the Beta Upsilon Chapter Fall business meeting included the voting of new members for the 2017 Fall Induction Invitation into STTI. The candidates encompassing students from 5 graduate and undergraduate categories in the CONHI nursing programs.   

    Respectfully submitted by LeAnn Dykstra, Chapter Archivist

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