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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.


As we move into the 2015 events, we would like to invite you to keep open the dates for the
Spring Business meeting and the Spring Induction ceremony.

The Business meeting will be held on the downtown ASU campus Monday April 13 at 5:30 pm -7:30 pm. 
Our speaker is Roxanne Flynn RN, BSN, CMSRN 
Presenting: "Military partnership education and Simulation" 
Expect an Evite for the business meeting in March. We need a count for the refreshments.

The Spring Induction will be held at the Scottsdale Resort and Convention Center.  There is a conflict with the planned date  and time with commencement, so we will post the date as soon as we can resolve the date, more details to follow. We are setting up a PayPal account that will be used for the payment of the reservations.
We do plan on sending an Evite for the RSVP in April.

We hope to see you at these events. 




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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

Upcoming Events

  1. Spring Business Meeting

    Apr 13, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (MT)
    Phoenix , AZ, United States
  2. Spring 2015 Induction Ceremony

    May 11, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (MT)
    Scottsdale, AZ, United States