You are here: Home > Information for Nursing Students > Student Organizations > Honor Society

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Eta Pi Chapter

Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society

Sigma Theta Tau International - Eta Pi Chapter


  • Recognize superior academic and Nursing achievement
  • Recognize the development of leadership qualities
  • Foster high professional standards
  • Encourage creative work and support Nursing Research
  • Strengthen commitment to the ideals and purposes of the Nursing profession

Membership in this society is a special opportunity to share in the recognition of excellence in the nursing profession.  Sigma Theta Tau International is an internationally recognized and respected nursing organization. Please consider applying for membership in the Eta Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Sigma Theta Tau membership website


Eta Pi Chapter Events and News

Call for Applications: Spring 2015 Eta Pi Research Award

The Eta Pi Chapter of STTI is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2015 Research Award.  The award amount is $500.   

Applications are due March 1, 2015.

Award eligibility (all qualifications must be met):

  • Research that contributes to the advancement of nursing science
  • Research that is in progress (in progress is defined as having institutional review board or institution approval for research through project completion)
  • Active membership in the Eta Pi chapter of STTI (Contact Jacki Karlin at for information about joining Eta Pi)
Please click on the link below for more information about the Eta Pi Spring 2015 Research Award.  

Spring 2015 Research Award, Eta Pi Chapter


Call for Eta Pi Board Member nominations:

Watch the e-mail address that you have on file with Sigma Theta Tau International for the call for nominations for Eta Pi Chapter Board Members!  

  • Self nominations are welcome.  
  • Click on the link at the bottom of this webpage to view the list of current Board Members.

Nomination Deadline:  February 20, 2015

Open board positions and instructions to apply for the positions can be viewed in the link below:

Eta Pi Chapter-2015 open Board positions details (Google Drive Document)


Eta Pi Spring 2015 New Member Induction Ceremony:

  • Friday, April 24, 2015
  • 2:00-4:00pm (Registration begins at 1:40pm)
  • Sage Hall, Room 1214 on the University of WI Oshkosh campus
  • Free parking on the day of the event is available after 1:00pm in Lot 7 next to Sage Hall.  Do not park in any of the reserved or special permit spaces.  Lot 7 is the triangular lot in the lower center of the map linked here.
  • Information about joining the Eta Pi Chapter will be sent to students in February of 2015.  Nurse Leaders are welcome to apply for membership at any time.  For more information about Nurse Leader membership, please


Eta Pi Fall 2014 Research Award:

The Eta Pi Chapter is pleased to announce that the Fall 2014 Eta Pi Research Award has been awarded to Dr. Judith Westphal, Dr. Suzanne Marnocha and Tammy Chapin for their project titled: "A Pilot Study to Explore Clinical Nurse Educator Workforce Issues". 

They will present their research at the Fall 2015 Eta Pi Scholarship Day. 

Congratulations to all!


Stay informed about the Eta Pi Chapter

Check out the new Eta Pi Chapter Website and the new ways to keep yourself updated about Eta Pi and to stay in touch:

Like us on

Follow us on Twitter! @STTIetapi

View the Chapter Website (This website is under construction by volunteers--more to come!)

Stay tuned for information about Eta Pi's upcoming Spring 2015 Induction and call for membership applications.  

Contact: for more information.


Membership and Information

Additional information for prospective members is available here.

UW Oshkosh College of Nursing Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff, as well as area nurses who are not members of the Eta Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International can contact Dr. Paula McNiel (see below) for information about how to join the chapter. 

Members are eligible to apply for research grant scholarships.  Information regarding Eta Pi Research Grants will be posted on this site. 

Any Eta Pi member interested in becoming more involved in the organization, or joining the Eta Pi Chapter Board of Directors should contact:


View the list of Current Officers 
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
College of Nursing
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901 8660
The information on this Web site is designed to be an overview of the College of Nursing and its programs.
Programs are dynamic therefore changes are inevitable. Individuals have the responsibility to know and adhere to
University and college policies as they affect student status.