TO DELTA GAMMA at-large Chapter
Rich History, Bright Future
Carol Sabel, President
Theta Tau Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter
Research Award Grant Application Announcement
Maximum Award: $5,000 for one year
Submission deadline: September 16, 2016
The Delta Gamma Chapter At-Large of Sigma Theta Tau is now
accepting applications for a research grant to be awarded at
the STTI Delta Gamma At-Large Research Conference to be held
in Fall 2016.
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 2017.
- 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.
Submit an electronic copy of the research proposal (as an email
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)
- 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 by September 16, 2016 to:
Jill Guttormson – Research Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Election of Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter Leaders Is
Thank you for voting.
Gamma At-Large Would like to Sponsor 2 Students or New Graduates
To Attend the STTI 44th Biennial Convention: October 28-November
1, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN
- Current student: May 2016/2017 and December 2016 graduating
students are eligible to apply
- Actively involved in Delta Gamma At-Large prior to convention
- Must provide report of activities post-convention
- Must remain an active member post-convention
Application Deadline: May 30, 2016
for participating in our recent Social & Networking Opportunity.
Thank you for
your participation in our Annual Nursing Research Event.
Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Nursing Research Conference
Improving Quality and Safety Through Research
Save the Date: May 13, 2016
Marquette University, Alumni Memorial Union
This conference has been developed for staff nurses, advanced
practice nurses, educators, managers, administrators and students
involved in or interested in improving outcomes through research.
The conference will include research presentations and interactive
workshop sessions. It will feature poster presentations, sponsor
displays, a variety of exhibitors, and door prizes.
For more information contact the conference coordinator at Lois.Seefeldt@cuw.edu
Awards Banquet 2015
Norma Lang PhD, RN, FAAN, FRCN
Paula Pintar MSN, RN and Christine Shaw PhD,
Marianne Weiss DNSc, RN, Kathy Bobay PhD,
RN, NEA-BC, Ronda Hughes PhD, MHS, RN, FAAN, Olga
Yakusheva PhD, MS, BS, Linda Costa PhD,
Please check your email inbox for online nomination survey
invitation. Thank you.
Save the Date - Annual Nursing
Research Event - November 5, 2015
Hosted by Alverno College
Congratulations and best wishes to our newly elected leaders.
We know that we can expect the best efforts and professionalism
from our new roster of active leaders.
Here are the election results:
Patti Varga - Alverno Faculty Counselor
JoAnn Lomax - Leadership Succession Committee
Cori Gibson - Leadership Succession Committee
Ann Van Eerden - Vice President, Alverno
Shanita Washington - Leadership Succession
Our membership is our organization.
Our President's Letter
Dear Members of Delta Gamma At-Large,
I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday season and are
now settling into the routine of a new year. As I was driving
into work today I heard on the radio that January is the month
of the most disputes in households as people start to get cabin
fever. So this is something to keep in mind if you note yourself
becoming a bit moody! Time to think of some ways to keep yourself
busy and Delta Gamma At-Large has some great opportunities for
you to do this.
On February 4th Delta Gamma At-Large, along with the other
Sigma Theta Tau Chapters of Southeastern Wisconsin, will be holding
our annual Joint Chapter Event. This event is always a wonderful
opportunity for members to connect with colleagues and friends
that we have not seen in a while. It also provides the chance
to learn more about our great profession. This year’s event
is entitled, “Nursing Roads Less Traveled” where
a panel of speakers will provide us with information on the role
of nurses in a variety of settings. The conference will be held
at Alverno College starting at 5:30 PM. See the Delta Gamma At-Large
website and Facebook page for more information and for how to
Our induction ceremony will be held on April 26th starting
at 1:00 PM. Our induction ceremony is always a wonderful and
inspirational event. It allows us the opportunity to celebrate
with new inductees as well as serving as a reminder as to why
we all became members of Sigma Theta Tau International. All members
are always welcome and encouraged to attend. We are also looking
for volunteers to assist in planning as well as to assist the
day of the ceremony. If you are interested, you can contact any
member of the board for more information.
Another upcoming event is the “Building Bridges to Research” Conference
that will held at the Marquette campus on May 8th. Delta Gamma
At-Large is a sponsor for this event and has a booth set up to
provide visibility for our chapter. We are looking for individuals
to help man this booth. It does not have to be all day, but can
be broken into shifts so that all can enjoy everything the conference
has to offer. We hope that you will take the opportunity to attend
this great research event that is held so close to home, and
if you would like to help at the booth, please contact a board
member for more information.
As we move forward, we continue to examine past events and
to explore areas for future growth. In November we held a Meet-n-Greet
at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin to provide employees
information about our chapter. We are planning another Meet-n-Greet
at the Wheaton-Franciscan Health Care Organization for spring.
This June, Sigma Theta Tau International will be starting a new
biennium. Delta Gamma At-Large will be working to achieve a Chapter
Key Award for this new biennium. We will be looking for volunteers
to assist with both of these activities, so continue to visit
the website and Facebook page for more details.
Finally, the time is coming to elect new officers to the board
of Delta Gamma At-Large. If you or someone you know is interested
in taking on a larger position within the organization, please
consider this wonderful opportunity. Even if you are not that
familiar with DGAL, you will be mentored by experienced board
members. Watch for the nominations forms which will be out soon.
Even if you do not wish to run, please be sure to vote for the
elected positions within the next few weeks.
As you can see, we have been busy and still have work ahead.
I am excited to move the chapter forward as we explore ways to
recruit and retain active members. I hope to see you at some
of the upcoming events!
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