Gamma Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International - University of Iowa

Sigma Theta Tau International, Gamma Chapter

National Evidence Based Practice Conference Poster Winners

Congratulations to Mary de la Calzada and Kyle Engelbart from Lankenau Medical Center on receiving the Gamma Nurse Residency Poster award!

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Community Service Project

The Sigma Theta Tau Community Service Committee is going to be making blankets for the UIHC Children’s Hospital on April 27th. We have used our budget to purchase flannel and fleece for 39 blankets already but are hoping with your help that we can donate even more! We would appreciate any donations that you are willing to give. Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you would like to donate or help make blankets.

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Amazon Smile

Help support the Gamma chapter by shopping AmazonSmile.  A portion of your purchase will be donated to our local STTI chapter!
This will link your supporters directly to in support of the organization.  AmazonSmile

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Congratulations to the new members of the Gamma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau

Welcome to our new members and congratulations to the recipients of the awards and scholarships distributed at this year’s Spring Induction!

BSN Members

Graduate Members

Friend of Nursing Award presented to Means Family

Undergraduate Award recipient Bailey Ford

Chapter Leader of the Year Award recipient Olivia Croskey

Research Award: Hyunkyoung Oh, MSN, RN $1700 Award for her project:“Validation of Nursing-Sensitive Knowledge and Self-Management Outcomes for Adults with Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes”

Betty Means Award: Ciarra Lang, MSN, RN, $1000 Award for her dedication to community and nursing

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Gamma Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International Leadership Board Election Results

Congratulations to the members of the Gamma Leader Board on their appointments!


President-elect: Janet Hosking

Vice President: Cassandra Ellis

Governance Committee chair/ first Counselor: Stephanie Gilbertson-White

Leadership Succession Committee Member: Stephanie Stewart & Sheila Crook-Lockwood

Awards Chair/Betty Means and Clinical Performance Improvement Award (CPIA): Ann Rhodes

Communications Chair: Olivia Croskey

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Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser for CHI Haiti

The STTI Community Service Committee will be having an event this Wednesday, March 25 at Buffalo Wild Wings in the Old Capitol Mall to raise money for CHI Haiti! The event will start at 11am and go until closing time. BWW is going to donate 10% of the money people spend on food and drinks to Chi Haiti, which is an organization that runs health clinics and donates food to Haitians in need. Please mention Sigma Theta Tau Community Service Committee when you visit. Hope to see you all there!

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Gamma Appreciation Night

Gamma Chapter Member Appreciation Night and New Member Orientation

April 16, 2015 from 5-7 pm

The Vine in Coralville

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Gamma Intern Application Spring 2015

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Gamma chapter as a student intern?  This is an excellent opportunity to participate in an academic organization and boost your resume.  Interns typically will help organize fundraising activities and are very active members of the Gamma chapter.  Please fill out your application below and submit materials to Kim Geguzis at 101 C NB or by email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Spring 2015 Gamma Intern Application

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National Evidence Based Practice Conference Scholarships

Dear Gamma Members,

Gamma Chapter is supporting two scholarships for attendance at the National Evidence-Based Practice Conference, sponsored by University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, University of Iowa College of Nursing, and Gamma Chapter,  to be hosted at the Marriott Hotel on April 23-24, 2016. The scholarship covers the cost of the registration fee for the conference. We encourage all members to consider applying for the scholarship using the application form found on our web site and attached here.

The Conference theme for 2015 is Nursing Workload Balance—Quality Care and Staff Wellness.
Here is the link for the application: Scholarship application

Keynote Address: What Do We Know About Cognitive Work in Health Care?
Ann Bisantz, PhD; Professor and Chair, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University at Buffalo

Plenary Session: The Impact of Work Schedule, Physical Demands and Sleep on Nurse Injury and Patient Outcomes
Alison Miller Trinkoff, RN, ScD, FAAN; Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Unveiling the Revised Iowa Model
Laura Cullen, DNP, RN, FAAN; EBP Scientist, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Barbara Rakel, PhD, RN, FAAN; Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Nursing

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Gamma Research Grant deadline extended to January 23, 2015.

If you are still interested, please fill out the application and return by new deadline, January 23, 2015. 

Research Grant Application

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Upcoming Events

  • Undergraduate Scholarship, Gamma Global Sponsorship Award, and CPIA Deadline

    When: Fri Oct 2, 2015

    Event Status: confirmed
  • Undergraduate Intern Application Deadline

    When: Fri Oct 16, 2015

    Event Status: confirmed
  • Fall Induction

    When: Sat Oct 24, 2015 1pm to 3pm  CDT

    Where: University Athletic Club, 1360 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City, IA 52246, United States
    Event Status: confirmed
  • Undergraduate Scholarship, CPIA, and Gamma Global Sponsorship Award Presentation at Fall Induction

    When: Sat Oct 24, 2015 1pm to 3pm  CDT

    Where: University Athletic Club, 1360 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City, IA 52246, United States
    Event Status: confirmed