Monday, October 19, 2015

STTI Holds Fall Scholarly Meeting

Rho Nu-at-Large, the Ashland University/Mount Vernon Nazarene University chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing held its fall scholarly meeting on October 10, 2015, at the Dwight Schar College of Nursing & Health Sciences. The chapter held its first scholarly poster session, with 10 posters presented. Amy GBaden and Tim Cooper of Lifeline of Ohio provided the scholarly CE offering, "Exploring Personal Feelings and Legislation Pertaining to Organ and Tissue Donation." Dr. Jackie Owens was recognized as a past chapter president. Chapter awards were presented to Dr. Lisa Young, Excellence in Nursing Research; Dr. Juanita Reese Kline, Excellence in Nursing Education; Pamela Crawford, Excellence in Nursing Leadership; Courtney Brooks, Excellence in Nursing Practice; and Jill White, Excellence in Academic Performance. The chapter also received recognition at the international level for outstanding achievement related to meeting the presidential call for servant leadership.

Amy Baden, Lifeline of Ohio

Esther Rudolph, Rho Nu-at-Large Chapter President,
sharing the chapter international recognition for servant leadership.

Courtney Brooks receiving an award for Excellence in Nursing Practice
from Marje Silcox, chapter member and awards committee chair.

Dean Faye Grund presenting Dr. Lisa Young with a chapter
award for Excellence in Nursing Research. 
Dean Grund presenting Dr. Reese Kline with a chapter
award for Excellence in Nursing Education.

Award for Jill White, RN to BSN student, for
Excellence in Academic Performance.

CONHS pre-licensure students (left to right) Britany Kandel,
Kate Leffler, Emma Hunter and Amy Cerek. 

Presenter Deanie Kehres preparing her poster.

Chapter poster presentations: Christy Heid & Jeri Berryman

RN to BSN Program alumni and Rho Nu-at-Large members (left to right):
Shirley Bixby, Brenda DeHaan, Jackie Owens, Melessa Starnes-Damoff,
Deanie Kehres (kneeling), Claudia Grieve (behind), Deb Woide and Jody Hostetler

Poster presenter Esther Rudolph (middle).

Poster presenter Val Kuenkele (second from left).