Fall 2014 Induction
December 15, 2014 – Fall 2014 Induction Ceremony
The Fall 2014 Induction was held at the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center on Monday, December 15, 2014. President Kathy Kenny welcomed everyone and introduced the distinguished guests. She gave a short history on Sigma Theta Tau, summarizing how it began in 1922. She also thanked the staff members at the resort for their support of STTI. Carol Stevens. PhD, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor at ASU College of Nursing and Health Innovations and President of the Arizona Nurses Association, was the guest speaker and presented “Professional Associations: Your Obligation, Your Privilege!” The presentation focused on the benefits of joining a professional organization and gave a short history of STTI, including the meaning of the Greek words Sigma Theta Tau; Love, Courage, and Honor.
Fifty eight of the 63 inductees were present. Inductees included: 15 Prelicensure students, 7, Post-Baccalaureate students, 3 CEP students, 10 RN/BSN students, 14 Graduate students and 9 Community Nurse Leaders.
A raffle was held and earned $441. Judy Sayles won the weekend at the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, and Nathalie Randall won the STTI custom blanket. Many bags of clothing and toiletries, as well as monetary contributions of $65 were donated to help support the Casa de Elisabeth Orphanage in Imuris, Mexico.
Notes taken by Shirley Kleinlein, Secretary