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Mu Rho Chapter
Welcome to the Mu Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Mu Rho Chapter was chartered at the University of South Carolina Upstate, Sunday, March 8, 1992. The Mu Rho Chapter (303) is a member of Region 7 of Sigma Theta Tau International.
In 2009, Mu Rho Chapter received the Chapter Key award in which STTI chapters are honored for excellence in chapter-related activities such as:
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) was the inspiration of six nurses from theUniversity of Indiana in 1922. The words that were chosen to symbolically represent the ideal of nursing came from the Greek work of Storgέ, Tharsos and Timέ – love, courage, and honor – SigmaTheta Tau. The mission of this honor society is to support the learning, knowledge and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide. The vision is to lead change to improve the health of the world’s population though knowledge, scholarship, service and learning.
The purposes of SigmaTheta Tau International are to:
Benefits of Membership
Contact UsKatharine Gibb, Ed.D., MSN, RNDean, Mary Black School of Nursing
Kathleen Fitzsimmons, Ph.D., M.Ed., RNAssociate Dean, Spartanburg CampusAngie Davis, Ph.D., MN, RN Associate Dean for Greenville Campus
Terri Whitaker, M.Ed. Director of Nursing Student ServicesAdvisor for four year, BSN track
Lynette M. Gibson, Ph.D., RN
Director of Research in Nursing
ApplicationBSN (Four-Year Track) ApplicationFall 2015 applications accepted Oct. 1 - Dec. 1 only
Re-Admission Application: Four-Year Track OnlyApplication Deadlines:May 1 for spring semesterDec 1 for fall semesterAdmission Requirements
RN-BSN Application/Reapplication Application Deadline:March 1 for fall semester
Additional InformationNursing Student HandbookPrerequisites for Four-Year TrackPrerequisites for RN-BSN TrackBSN Policies and CurriculaFAQ: Four-Year TrackFAQ: RN-BSN
Contact UsUSC UpstateMary Black School of Nursing800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 29303Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org
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