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Patricia Schroeder, President

2014 Joint Chapter Dinner Meeting

Delta Gamma-at-Large Chapter – Marquette University and Alverno College, Milwaukee
Eta Nu Chapter – University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Phi Beta Chapter - Concordia University, Mequon
Tau Mu Chapter – Carroll University, Waukesha
Tau Sigma-at-Large-Chapter - Columbia College of Nursing and Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Concordia College
12800 N Lake Shore Dr.
Mequon, WI 53097
Free Parking

5:45 pm Cash Bar Opens
6:15 pm Dinner
7-8 pm Panel Presentation
8-8:30 pm Chapter Business Meetings

Human Sex Trafficking on the Rise, & It’s Here in Milwaukee

Facts: Victim enters prostitution at age 13-14; 90% of runaways enter sex trade; Most coerced within 72 hours; Generates $9.5 billion yearly in U.S.

Come educate yourself while our panel presentation looks at why Milwaukee is known for being the “Harvard of Sex Trafficking”

Visit this link to start to educate yourself about this issue.

The panel will discuss the implications for nurses in Wisconsin and what can be done to address this problem.

Please bring your gently used bras for donation to CNN Project Freedom.

Deadline for reservations and payment is February 11, 2014

Members/Guests - $26

A student rate is available. Please check with your Chapter

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Submit only this portion below please.



Email or Phone contact________________________________________________________________________________




# of Members/Guests @ $26 each _________________________

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Return payment by FEBRUARY 11, 2014 to:

Ruth Treisman, President Eta Nu
2701 E Beverly Rd.
Shorewood, WI 53211-0413

For questions, contact Ruth Treisman




Thank you for participating in STTI Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter Annual Nursing Research Event November 7, 2013.


Awards Banquet 2013

this year’s award recipients:

Living Legend

Margaret Bull, PhD, MAPS, RN, FAAN

Clinical Practitioners

Mary Ann Lough, PhD, RN and Jean Bell-Calvin, RN MS, PHCNS-BC

Nurse Researchers

Richard Fehring, PhD, RN, FAAN and Myra Huth, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research Award Grant Application Announcement

Maximum Award: $3,000 for one year

Submission deadline: September 15, 2013

The Delta Gamma Chapter At-Large of Sigma Theta Tau is now accepting applications for a research grant to be awarded at the Fall STTI Delta Gamma At-Large Conference 2013.

Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Active member of Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter
  • Ability to carry out the proposed research. Beginning researchers need to have a qualified advisor.
  • Research must be completed one year after the presentation of the award.
  • A written copy of the completed research must be submitted at the end of 2014.
  • The grant recipient may be required to present the completed research at the annual chapter research conference or general meetings.
  • Funding will not be provided retrospectively for research completed or near completion.

Application Process:

Submit an electronic copy of the research proposal (as an e-mail attachment) that includes:

  • Title page with name and credentials.
  • Title page without name and credentials (for blind review)
  • Brief Biosketch
  • Introduction, background, significance
  • Problem statement
  • Brief theoretical framework (if appropriate)
  • Hypotheses or research question(s)
  • Methodology
  • Timetable
  • Budget
  • References and appendices
    • include copies of instruments/interview guides; organizational support letters - e.g., access to research subjects, resources, etc.
  • Documentation of IRB approval

Limit length to no more than 6 pages, double spaced (excluding title page, budget, references, and appendices), and typed in 12 point font with 1 inch margins.
All applications will be evaluated using a blind review process. The recommendation of the Research Committee is submitted to the Executive Committee of the Delta Gamma Chapter At-Large for the award decision.

Applications should be submitted no later than September 15, 2013 to:

Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNE, CNOR
Marquette University -- College of Nursing
Clark Hall
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone 414-288-3853

Induction Ceremony 2013

Thank you for participating in this year's ceremony.



2013-15 Board Elections

Our Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter online election for the 2013-15 term is now complete and we are happy to report the results:

Carol Sabel: President-Elect
Ann Van Eerden: Vice President Alverno
Patti Varga: Faculty Councilor Alverno
Mary Polchert: Leadership Succession Committee
Mary Ann Mosley: Leadership Succession Committee

We thank the candidates for their commitment to our organization and know we can expect their best efforts.

A special thank you to all members who participated in our election process.


Nominations for Chapter Awards

Delta Gamma At Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau conveys nursing excellence awards annually. These award categories vary by year, with even years recognizing Nursing Practice Experts and Nurse Researchers. Odd years we recognize Nursing Educators and Nurse Administrators. Living Legends are awarded each year. Two candidates will be awarded, reflecting each of our two Delta Gamma At Large campuses.

Criteria for these awards address excellence over time, contributions to the nursing profession, and exceptional impact. Nominees must be members of Sigma Theta Tau Intl.

Download nomination form >>

The awards ceremony will be held on September 18, 2013 at the Envoy at the Ambassador Hotel.

Mark your calendar!

Please consider nominating a deserving candidate!



Thank you for voting online!

We Are Happy To Announce Our Official Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter Election Results 2012-14

Barb Haag-Heitman: Treasurer

Juanita Garcia: Secretary

Linda Piacentine: Vice President Marquette University

Diane Dressler: Marquette University Faculty Councelor

JoAnn Lomax: Governance Committee

Shanita Washington: Leadership Succession Committee


Congratulations to our leaders and a special thank you goes out to all our members who participated in our online election process.

Our membership is our organization.


15th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Nursing Research Conference*

Thank you for participating in this year's conference.

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With this website, Delta Gamma demonstrates its commitment to and support of existing members and provides information to those that may be interested in joining. We are devoted to keeping abreast of recent technologies in order to make the most of our organization, and this site shows just how flexible and dynamic we are.

We are very excited about this valuable resource, and we hope you will take full advantage of it. We will be soliciting your feedback and hope to further develop the capabilities of our site.

Please help us provide leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research to enhance the health of all people.

For more information, please contact Patricia Schroeder, President.

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