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Chapter News

  • New Kappa Upsilon Facebook Page

    ​Please Like our new Facebook page! It can be found by searching STTI Kappa Upsilon Chapter in Facebook.
  • Kappa Upsilon Election Results

    On behalf of the Governance Committee, we would like to congratulate the following board members who were elected to serve on the Kappa Upsilon Board of Directors:
    Vice President: Jocelyn Dunnigan, PhD, RN, CNE
    Graduate Counselor: Jenna Herman, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
    Treasurer: Julie Klein, PhD, RN, CNE.

    Thank you to all who ran and voted. It is important that we all take an active role in our chapter membership.
  • Surviving Your First Years as a Nurse

    The Surviving Your First Years as a Nurse continuing education program is now free to active STTI members. Feel free to copy and paste the information below to the discussion forum on your chapter website, in STTIconnect, and other member communication vehicles: The Surviving Your First Years as a Nurse continuing education program is now free to active STTI members! This unique program is designed for new nurses and covers topics and issues that will help transition from student to professional nurse. Course subjects include: • Transitioning from Student to Professional Nurse • Legal Risks as a Nurse • Dealing with Difficult Patients and Families • Advancing Your Nursing Career • Incivility in Healthcare: Understanding Disruptive Colleagues • Social Media for Health Care Providers • The Future of Nursing: What the IOM Reports Means to Me Log in using your email address and STTI password (Your member number will also work as a password.). Once you are signed in, the price will change to reflect that it is free to you, as an active member.

Upcoming Events


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International Events

Sigma Theta Tau National Leadership Conference in Indianapolis

UMary Faculty, Students, and Alum have been busy with scholarly endeavors this fall!  We had several presentations at the North Dakota Center for Nursing Annual Conference and the National Sigma Theta Tau Biennial conference. #lifeatumary

Sigma Theta Tau Biennial National Conference  Indianapolis, Indiana
  Podium Presenters
     Nicole Hatzenbuhler (NE alumnus) Julie Klein, co-author
     Susan Cairone (NE alumnus) Margie Hair, co-author
     Kara Vollrath, Kathy Roth, Joanie Weigel (NE alumni and
     University of Mary Nursing Faculty), and Margie Hair
  Poster Presenters
     Joanie Weigel (Julie Klein, co-author)
  Rising Stars Poster Presentations (partially sponsored by the
  University of Mary Kappa Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta
  Tau)
      Kara Kniert and Melissa Nehl (FNP DNP alumni)
     Brenda Jenkins (RN to BSN alumni)

North Dakota Center for Nursing Conference
Bismarck, ND September 2017
  Podium Presentations
     Nicole Hatzenbuhler (Julie Klein, co-author)
     Ashlee Fettig (NE alumnus and University of Mary Nursing
     Faculty) (Julie Klein, co-author)
     Mick Peterson and Kayla Abrahamson (FNP DNP alumni)
     (Billie Madler, co-author)
  Poster Presentation
     Leah Beekman (NE alumni)

Click here for 2017 Pictures! Click here for 2016 pictures!

STTI Kappa Upsilon Induction

43 outstanding nurses were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau- Kappa Upsilon International Honor Society of Nursing on October 20, 2017. Candidates were undergraduate and graduate nursing students as well as a community leader. This year Pam Kossan and Sr. Nancy Gunderson were featured speakers who related their mission experience in Uganda from July 2017.
Click here for Pictures 10-20-17
 Click here for Pictures 10-21-16

University of Mary School of Health Sciences Research Colloquium

63 presentations from the Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Kinesiology were presented on Friday, April 28th, 2017. This program has been going on for over 20 years-helping to disseminate research to the public and allow student researches a forum from which to present. We had 10 volunteers assisting with the event and STTI Kappa Upsilon Chapter sponsored a refreshment break. Click here for pictures!

Ministry on the Margins Spagetti Supper

The Kappa Upsilon Chapter and University of Mary NSA organized a spaghetti supper for the Ministry on the Margins on November 15th, 2017.
Click here for the November 15, 2017 Pictures 

Ministry on the Margins is a volunteer-based ecumenical ministry committed to supporting those who fall through the cracks during times of transition. Programs are being developed by listening to people on the margins and seeking to help them become self-sustaining. Ministry on the Margins supports people with basic needs for food, gas vouchers, and household items. It serves to provide dignity to people as they try to get back on their feet.​​