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OVERVIEW OF THE DELTA GAMMA CHAPTER

 

We are the Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. We are the Honor Society at Marquette University and Alverno College. We're dedicated to improving the health of people worldwide. Members are nursing scholars from Marquette and nurses that have shown community leadership through service in the Milwaukee area. We are committed to furthering nursing research in health care delivery and public policy.

Mission of Sigma Theta Tau International
To Serve, Support and Improve

Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing provides leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research to enhance the health of all people. We support the learning and professional development of our members, who strive to improve nursing care worldwide.


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Consider Joining Delta Gamma

Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society is looking for Nurse Leaders to become part of our active chapter. Perhaps you have heard about the wonderful outreach and professional opportunities this professional organization offers its members. Now is your opportunity to join.

Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter, a Marquette University and Alverno College honor society of nursing group, is seeking Nurse Leaders. Visit the registration page to express your interest in joining Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter!


 

HISTORY OF DELTA GAMMA

Linda Braun, a graduate student, embarked on researching Sigma Theta Tau to learn more about the organization its goals and its purpose. In May of 1976 Linda wrote to Sigma Theta Tau headquarters to request information on starting a new chapter. Under the direction and encouragement of Sister Rosemary Klein, Dean of the College of Nursing, the formation of the Honor Society began to be formed. The steering committee consisted of Dr. Lorraine Wallenborn, Dr Ardene Brown, Dr. E. Charlotte Theis, Jelena Bjelic, and Linda Braun.

In mid-April of 1977 the first eight-six charter members of the Nursing Honor Society, Marquette University were inducted. On September 15, 1977 Linda Braun became the first President of the Nursing Honor Society, Marquette University.

The first research day sponsored by the Honor Society was held in Fall 1978. The Honor Society was awarded their greek letters of Delta Gamma Chapter in 1980.

The Chapter averages induction of qualified members each Spring, inducting approximately 50-80 undergraduate students, 10-20 graduate students, and 5-10 community leaders. This active organization supports citywide research utilization and practice seminars. Delta Gamma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International seeks active and dual members to maintain our strong commitment to the science and scholarship of nursing service.

History of Delta Gamma Chapter at Marquette University
Delta Gamma Chapter was awarded their greek letter in 1980. Formation of the honor society and the rigors of induction helped scholarly student members form the foundation of the organization. Under the direction and encouragement of Sister Rosalie Klien, the Honor Society was supported by Marquette University College of Nursing. The Honor Society averages induction of qualified members each Spring, Inducting approximately 50-80 undergraduate students, 10-20 graduate students and 5-10 community leaders. This active organization supports city wide research utilization and practice seminars. Delta Gamma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International seeks active and dual members to maintain our strong commitment to the science and scholarship of nursing service.

History of Sigma Theta Tau International
Sigma Theta Tau was founded in 1922 by six nursing students at Indiana University. In 1936, Sigma Theta Tau was the first organization in the U.S. to fund nursing research.


 

DELTA GAMMA MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Members who were inducted into the Honor Society of Nursing at some point in their careers — whether as a student or nurse leader — remain active members by paying annual international and chapter fees. Those who let their membership lapse are considered inactive members until they pay the international and chapter fee.

Chapter 097 — Delta Gamma — $90
Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Contact: Carol Sabel, President
carol.sabel@alverno.edu

Chapter President, Suzanne Williamson
Former Chapter President, Suzanne Williamson at the podium during Induction. Suzanne presented a Power Point program, explaining the history and mission of Sigma Theta Tau, International, Honor Society of Nursing.

Delta Gamma Chapter Delta Gamma Chapter was awarded their greek letters in 1980. Formation of the honor society and the rigors of inducting scholarly student members formed the foundation of the organization. Under the direction and encouragement of Sister Rosalie Klien, the Honor Society was supported by Marquette University College of Nursing.

The Honor society averages induction of qualified members each spring, inducting approximately 50-80 undergraduate students, 10-20 graduate students and 5-10 community leaders. This active organization supports city wide research conferences, provides avenues for networking and encourages research utilization and practice seminars. Delta Gamma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International seeks active and dual members to maintain our strong commitment to the science and scholarship of nursing service.

Member Benefits

  • International Newsletter and journal subscriptions, free access to the Registry of Nursing Research, priority for research funding and educational programs
  • Opportunities to participate in ongoing programs of awards, scholarships, research and education; conventions at reduced fees; eligibility for chapter offices, committees and voting; and mailing list for chapter newsletters and program announcement.
 
Please help us provide leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research to enhance the health of all people.

For more information, please contact Carol Sabel, President.
carol.sabel@alverno.edu

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