Epsilon Theta Research Dinner 

Join us March 29, 2018, for the Epsilon Theta Research Dinner at the Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Special guest speaker, Dr. Nicole Osier will be presenting our keynote: "What Do Nurses Research Anyway? Improving Patient Outcomes Through Research".

Nicole Osier, PhD, RN is a new assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin School with joint appointments in the Nursing and Dell Medical School Department of Neurology. She also serves as the Director of the School of Nursing's Biobehavioral Core. Dr. Osier's educational training includes a B.S. in Nutritional Science, a B.S. in Nursing, a PhD in Nursing, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health.

A special tour of Dell Seton Medical Center and the Biobehavioral Research Lab is available to the first 20 participants.

  • Tour begins at 4:00 PM; Reception Begins at 5:30 PM; Speaker at 6:00 PM
  • In addition, dinner will be served and we are delighted that there will be a special giveaway of Kendra Scott jewelry for two lucky lucky people! 
Please RSVP to Kimberly Lewis, Vice-President of the Epsilon Theta Chapter at KALewis@ascension.org for the tour and dinner.

*Please note: while there is no cost to attend the tour or dinner,  paid parking will be available in the Dell Seton Medical Center Garage or the Trinity Garage on the UT campus.

What's New from STTI? 

Our colleagues at the University of Louisiana Monroe are now accepting abstract submissions for their inaugural nursing scholarship conference. For more information, see the flyer posted the discussion board.


New STTI Chapter T-shirts Now Available

Come support your chapter with these beautiful new shirts! Both versions are available in S-M-L-XL & XXL. The short-sleeve 
shirt is $12 and the long-sleeve is $20.  Contact Lisa Geshell at lmcrouch27@gmail.com for more information!

T shirt
Epsilon Theta Wins Coveted Chapter Key Award for Third Time!

Chapter President-Elect Davika Reid and President Amelia Manning attended the STTI 42nd Biennial Convention in Indianapolis in October. Davika (pictured above, center) accepted the 2017 Chapter Key Award from outgoing STTI President, Cathy Catrombone (left, above), and outgoing CEO, Pat Thompson (right, above). The Chapter Key award, which was established in 1991, honors STTI chapters that excel in chapter-related activities such as membership recruitment and retention; publicity and programming; and professional and leadership development. More than 2,000 colleagues representing approximately 30 countries attended the conference to share knowledge that will help improve the health of the world’s people. The convention, which was themed “Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery” enabled attendees to  an exciting environment to develop new relationships and collaborations through networking with nurse leaders and to celebrate the global nursing community.


 2017-2018 Officers 

President: Amelia Manning

President-Elect: Davika Reid

Vice-President: Kimberly Lewis

Treasurer: Lisa Geshell

Secretary: Amy Berkley

Leadership Succession Committee: Latashia Kiel, Amanda Wong, Raquel Reyolds
Governance Committee: Trent Crum, Carolyn Phillips, Matthew Banner

Counselors: Chris Abbyad; Marta Anderson, Joy Adeku

Research and Scholarship: Ronnie Walker

Directors: Yuri Gamez,  Kate Galloway

 Thank you to our Chapter Donors!


Alexandra Anthony, Laura Benton, Leslie Davis, Mitzi Dreher, Glenda Joiner-Rogers, Caroline Murphy, Andrew Peters, Megan Pfitzinger, Bobbie Sterling, Billye Brown, Mitzi Dreher, Ferne Kyba, Sandra Oliver, Barbara Rossmann, Rita Spinn, Linda Yoder

We are so grateful for your support of STTI and our Chapter!

Use your member discount on STTI books.

STTI members receive a 10% discount on books offered through Nursing Knowledge International. Check out this upcoming title, available in March at www.nursingknowledge.org


Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Third Edition
Highly anticipated and fully updated, Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Third Edition, is a practical and useful guide for nurses who need to bridge the gap from incomplete sentences to a published manuscript. Lead author and editor Cynthia Saver removes the fear and confusion most nurses have about the writing and publishing process.





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