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Welcome to
Beta Upsilon Webpage

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

We encourage you join and participate in our events and in the Circle discussions.

Save the date for Fall 2016 events

Fall business meeting: October 24, 2016 5pm ASU Health North building Room 101

Fall induction ceremony: December 10, 2016 TBA

Video pictures of 2016 Spring 40th Chapter Anniversary Celebration and Spring 2016 Induction Ceremony

Spring 2016 induction from Barbara Miroballi on Vimeo.



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Chapter News

  • Fall Business Meeting Flyer

    OCTOBER 24, 2016
    5:00 PM-8:00 PM
    550 N 3RD STREET, PHOENIX, AZ 85004

    Please join us for the Fall Business meeting. There will be premeeting refreshments and mixing laughter and business. What better way to spend an evening than with friends!

    Our speaker is Debbie Harbinson MHI, RN, CNOR, HNB-BC. She will discuss laughter and humor in a holistic setting.

    Please RSVP by October 20 via your EVITE invitation or bmiroballi@gmail.com so we can have an accurate count for refreshments.

  • 40th Anniversary Beta Upsilon Chapter and Spring 2016 Induction Ceremony notes

    May 2016 Spring 2016 Induction Ceremony

    The Spring 2016 Induction was held at the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center on Saturday, May 7, 2016. President Kathy Kenny welcomed everyone and announced Beta Upsilon Chapter’s 40th Anniversary. The Beta Upsilon Chapter Scholarship Award of $500 was established in honor of Barbara Fargotstein, a founding member of our chapter.

    Dr. Cheryl Schmidt was the guest speaker and spoke about her years in the Red Cross as a shelter volunteer, “The American Red Cross and Nurses: A Perfect Fit!”

    Four awards were presented to Beta Upsilon members. Dr. Denis Link was awarded the Excellence in Leadership Award. Prof. Beatrice Kastenbaum was awarded the Excellence in Education Award, and Dr. Debra Hagler was awarded the Excellence in Mentorship Award. Prof. Kathleen LuPone received the Nancy Melvin Scholarship Award.

    The 51 inductees included: 23 Prelicensure students, 3 Concurrent Enrollment Program students, 15 RN/BSN students, 8 Graduate students, and 2 Nurse Leaders.

    Barbara Fargotstein won the raffle for the weekend donated by the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center.

    The attendees donated several bags of underwear, socks, and toiletries to help support the Casa de Elisabeth Orphanage in Imuris, Mexico. Orphanage Aid International will deliver these items to the orphanage.

    Note provided by Kim Vana Archivist

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