Pittsburgh – The Chatham University Nursing Honor Society has been approved and will be chartered as Chi Zeta, an official chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) on March 26th at 6:30 PM on Chatham’s Shadyside campus. With Chatham’s nursing program offered in an online format, Chi Zeta will provide a full “virtual” chapter presence to its members nationally.
Membership in STTI is by invitation and is extended to undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and professional nurses who have demonstrated superior scholastic, leadership and nursing achievements.
Development of a chapter is recognition of Chatham’s commitment to supporting academic excellence, nursing scholarship and leadership. It will provide Chatham nursing students with opportunities for networking, career advancement, continuing education, professional events and leadership opportunities.
STTI is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health of people worldwide through leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research. Founded in 1922, members include practicing nurses, instructors, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and others. The honor society’s more than 500 chapters are located at institutions of higher education throughout the United States, as well as in Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ghana, Hong Kong, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania and Wales. More information about STTI can be found online atwww.nursingsociety.org.
About Chatham University Nursing Programs
Chatham University offers nursing degrees delivered in convenient online formats including the RN-BSN, MSN and one of the “fastest-to-degree completion” DNP programs in the country. All programs focus on evidence-based scientific nursing practice, patient safety, and quality outcomes; and are designed to help nurses reach career goals and impact quality health care delivery in a variety of health care environments. Chatham nursing programs are known for graduating insightful, compassionate, and collaborative care providers interested in pursuing leadership, practice, education, and management roles in the nursing field.