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STTI Gamma Omega Chapter celebrates 40 years

The Gamma Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing recently hosted a wine and cheese reception to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The event was held in the Student Lounge at the School of Nursing. View scenes from the reception below.

Sigma Theta Tau hosts From Boots to Suits clothing drive for veterans

The Gamma Omega Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (SSTI), is hosting a clothing drive in collaboration with VCU Health System on Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 1 from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front lobby of the VCU School of Nursing, and at VCU Health System at the top level […]

Tara Albrecht selected for emerging nurse researcher award

Tara Albrecht, Ph.D., RN, ACNP-BC, assistant professor, was selected as the North America region recipient of the Emerging Nurse Researcher Award. She will be recognized during the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International’s 27th International Nursing Research Congress, in July 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Marian Altman receives funding from Sigma Theta Tau

Marian Altman, RN (B.S.’83/N; M.S.’90/N), a Ph.D. student at the School of Nursing, received funding from the Gamma Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International for a study titled “Moral Distress in Critical Care Nurses: A Biobehavioral Perspective.” This research will examine psychological and biological outcomes of the stressful ICU environment and provide a foundation for future work […]

Patricia Kinser receives STTI/SNRS grant for centering pregnancy and yoga study

Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., WHNP-BC, RN (B.S. ’03/N; M.S. ’04/N; Cert. ’04/N), assistant professor in the Department of Family & Community Health Nursing, was selected to receive a Sigma Theta Tau International/Southern Nursing Research Society (STTI/SNRS) grant to support a pilot study, titled “Mindful Physical Activity+Centering Pregnancy for Overweight/Obese Diverse Pregnant Women.” Kinser is co-investigator on […]

STTI to Host Research Presentation

VCU’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the nursing honor society, is hosting a presentation on “Research Globalization: Bridging Research at Home and Abroad” at the School of Nursing on Friday, April 4. The presentation will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Younger Auditorium. R. McKenna Brown, Ph.D., executive director of the […]