Sigma Theta Tau International

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Organizational Mission

The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide.

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Society Vision

The vision of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is to create a global community of nurses who lead in using knowledge, scholarship, service and learning to improve the health of the world's people.

CCSU is a member of Iota Upsilon Chapter at Large with University of Saint Joseph and the University of Hartford. Membership is open to Undergraduate(both BSN & RN-BSN) and Graduate (MSN), who have completed ½ the nursing curriculum, have a cumulative GPA or 3.0 or higher, and rank in the top 35% of the graduating class. Students must demonstrate academic integrity, achievement and leadership potential. Eligible members are invited early in the fall of each academic year via their CCSU email address. The induction ceremony occurs once per academic year for those students who choose to accept prior to the ceremony, however eligible members have up to one year to accept the invitation to join the society.

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Catherine S. Thomas

Catherine S. Thomas President and Governance Committee Chair

Monika Costa

Vice President University of Saint Joseph

Joyce Thielen

Vice President - University of Hartford

Michele McKelvey

Vice President - CCSU

Jennifer Allis Vazquez


Denise Morris


Tamara Holland

Counselor - CCSU

Valerie Whynall

Counselor - University of Hartford

Sheil Garilli

Counselor - University of Saint Joseph

Nancy Bracket
Department Secretary
Nicolaus Copernicus Hall
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