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STTI Connect

October 2014
Experience membership locally, regionally, and globally



Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA

Follow Hester on Twitter at @klopperhc or visit her website.


Celebrate Founders' Day on 5 October

If you are unable to give your time, consider making a donation to President Hester C. Klopper's Gratitude Circle through the Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing.  

1 October Research Grant Deadline

Research grant applications for the American Association of Diabetes Educators/Sigma Theta Tau International collaborative research grant are being accepted until 1 October. For eligibility requirements and contact information for submitting an application, please visit the honor society website.

25th International Nursing Research Congress Conference Proceedings Available! 

STTI is pleased to announce the 25th International Research Congress Conference Proceedings e-book for release. It contains enhanced abstracts of all oral and poster presentations by more than 1,100 contributors representing 35 countries. The 1,200-page e-book can be purchased individually or in conjunction with 8.1 continuing nursing education contact hours. Both versions are available exclusively at

Congratulations, Iota Xi Chapter!
Iota Xi Chapter was selected as having October's Chapter Website of the Month. See how this group utilizes its website, and view past recipients!

Opportunities are available to submit abstracts for the 43rd Biennial Convention!
Submission Deadline: 28 January 2015

Submit your research or evidence-based works to the repository! Learn more.

Call for Volunteer Leaders
STTI offers members a variety of ways to serve at chapter, regional, and international levels. As we approach the 43rd Biennial Convention in 2015, the Leadership Succession
Committee is soliciting nominations for the following organization leadership positions.
• Board positions:
      Vice president
• Governance Committee
• Leadership Succession   
• Regional Chapters
  Coordinating Committee chair
• Regional chapter coordinators
If you have ever thought about putting your skills and energy to use serving STTI in a leadership position, please consider self-nominating for one of these important roles. If you know someone whose leadership would benefit the organization, please feel free to share this with a fellow member. Learn more about the Leadership Succession Committee.

"20 Circle Tips in 20 ​Minutes"
Learn the tips and tricks that will help you master The Circle, STTI's professional networking platform. Bring any questions you might have to the session - there will be time at the end of the presentation to ask them!
All webcasts are listed in Eastern time. Click on a registration link and select "Show in my Time Zone" to display the time where you are located. Visit the Webcast participation page for quick tips for successful webcast viewing.

Sigma Theta Tau International is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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