October 2016
Experience membership locally, regionally, and globally


The October issue of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing (Worldviews) is now available for all members.
Worldviews, along with Journal of Nursing Scholarship, are important benefits of your STTI membership. All issues, current and past, are available on the STTI website and our new Android and iPhone apps.

Download the Worldviews app today!


There is still time to nominate a nurse researcher!
Honor a nurse researcher at any stage in his/her career for the Emerging Nurse Researcher Award or International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame today! The deadline is 7 December 2016. Get started!

Creating Healthy Work Environments
Join us in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, to help you in develop, implement, and maintain strategies that will improve your organization's work environment. Whether you are in a clinical or academic setting, you will learn the valuable skills necessary to build a healthier workplace. 

Join the Orchid Society
The Orchid Society is Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing's new planned giving program. Learn more about how you can advance the future of global nursing leadership and research through a planned gift.

“I love the international flavor of STTI events and the connections I make. At biennial convention, I met a nurse from the Philippines who I am now mentoring in STTI’s Gerontological Nursing Leadership Academy. My planned gift to the Foundation is an easy and affordable way to support nursing’s future leaders and researchers.”

— Rose Constantino
     Billye Brown Fellow

28th International Nursing Research Congress
Gather with nearly 900 of your peers in Dublin, Ireland, to connect and engage with researchers, students, clinicians, and nursing leaders who are focused on evidence-based research. Due to overwhelming response, we have extended the call for abstracts deadline to 7 December 2016.

Join STTI President Cathy Catrambone's Philanthropy Circle!
Answer President Catrambone’s call to influence global health and nursing through philanthropy. Make two or more donations this biennium to be recognized in her Philanthropy Circle.

Call for Volunteer Leaders
STTI offers members a variety of ways to serve at chapter, regional, and international levels. As we approach the 44th Biennial Convention in 2017, the Leadership Succession Committee is soliciting nominations for the following organization leadership positions.

- Board position:
Vice President

- Governance Committee
- Leadership Succession
- Regional Chapters Coordinating
Committee chair
- Regional chapter coordinators

Have you ever thought about putting your skills and energy to serving STTI in a leadership position? Please consider self-nominating for one of these important roles or share this with a fellow member.

The deadline to apply is 31 December 2016. Learn more about the Leadership Succession Committee.

Nominate a non-nurse for honorary membership with STTI.

Last year, award-winning photojournalist Carolyn Jones was inducted as an honorary member following the publication of her book and documentary The American Nurse. Learn more about honorary membership.

44th Biennial Convention
We are pleased to share that we've extended the call for abstracts deadline for convention to 25 January 2017. Be sure to visit the convention website to learn more about the specific categories and guidelines for submission. 

Call for International Awards for Nursing Excellence opens tomorrow!
2017 International Awards will be presented during STTI’s 44th Biennial Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, from 28 October – 1 November 2017. View award criteria.

Creating Healthy Work Environments
17-19 March 2017, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
View information about plenary speakers, the updated schedule, and register today!

28th International Nursing Research Congress
27-31 July 2017, Dublin, Ireland
Abstracts deadline extended to 7 December 2016

44th Biennial Convention
28 October - 1 November 2017, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Abstracts deadline extended to 25 January 2017

Looking for a new job?
You can search thousands of nursing jobs by keyword, location, or type on our members-only job board. Prospective employers post with us because they want access to nursing's best and brightest: YOU! It's easy to create your online account, upload your resume, and get personal job alerts for professional nursing jobs. Get started today!

Congratulations, Xi Xi Chapter!
Xi Xi Chapter was October's Chapter Website of the Month. See how this group utilizes its website!

What's Next? A Virtual Tour of STTI.
Sign up for a live presentation and guide the conversation!

As a member of STTI, there are a lot of opportunities for you to get involved and make the most of your STTI membership. This session will take you on a tour of STTI's virtual platforms and show you how to design your membership experience.

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