Research Day April 13th, 2014 Call for Abstracts and Guidelines
Epsilon Tau at Large, a chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International is expanding our annual research day to include colleges and universities from surrounding areas. This year Research Day will be held on April 12th, 2014 at Rivier University in Nashua, New Hampshire. This forum will allow faculty and graduate students to present their research through oral and poster presentations.
Enclosed or attached is the call for abstracts and guidelines for submission. We hope that you will consider distributing this within your department to interested individuals.
Any questions may be directed to Dr. Antonia Nelson via email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Sigma Research Day Call for Abstracts (2).docx
Guidelines for Poster 2013.docx
Research Day Abstract Guidelines for Clinical Practice or Literature Reviews.docx
Congratulations Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Recipients!
Our scholarship and awards committee had the tough task in choosing the recipients for the undergraduate and graduate scholarships. There were several very deserving candidates and the choice was very difficult.
We are proud to announce that Carly Staab and Ann Fournier were awarded $1,000 Graduate Scholarships. Danielle Shea (Rivier University) and Caleigh MacDonald (Saint Anselm College) are the recipients of $500 undergraduate scholarships.
Stay tuned for news about upcoming Research Grants that will be awarded in the coming academic year (2013-2014).
Election Results! We have tallied the the 2013 election results!
President Elect - Amanda Callahan
Vice President (Rivier) - Debby Dodge
Faculty Counselor (Rivier) - Jan Reale
Faculty Counselor (Saint Anselm) - Margaret Walker
Secretary - Antonia Nelson
Leadership Succession Committee:
Kathy Perrin, Amy Correggio, and Linda Morris
There were over 140 voters and 14 of the voters requested information about getting more involved in the chapter! I would call that a great success!
Thank you for participating!
2013-2015 Candidate Profiles
Candidates for President Elect
Amanda Callahan, RN, BSN, MBA
Amanda graduated in 2008
with her BSN and 2009 with her MBA from Rivier University. She has
worked at Concord Hospital for 4 years (3 years on Ortho/Med Surge and 1
year in the ER), also worked at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in
the ICU. Currently, Amanda
is working at St Josephs hospital in the PACU.
She belongs to the New Hampshire Nursing Association and has served on
the Board of Directors from 2009-2012. She currently serves on the
Nursing Practice Committee. Other memberships include the American
Nursing Association, Kappa Gamma Pi, Perianesthesia
Nursing Association, and Sigma Theta Tau International. She is a member
of the Epsilon Tau at large chapter for Rivier and serves on the Program
Committee. Lastly, she is the American Nursing Association House of Delegate for 2012 and 2013 representing NH.
Candidates for Vice-President: Rivier University
Deborah Dodge, MSN, RN, CNE
Deborah is a faculty member at Rivier University. She has most recently served as President of our chapter, completing the remaining term of the vacant position. Deborah is happy to stay involved with our chapter. She also serves on the program committee.
Candidates for Faculty Counselor: Rivier University
Janine Reale, MS, RN, CNE
Janine has served as the Faculty Counselor at Rivier University for the past two years and is familiar with the student criteria for membership and the procedure to manage the induction system. As a faculty member she also gets to know most of the undergraduate students who qualify for membership and helps to organize the induction ceremony at Rivier. Janine would like to serve another term as Faculty Counselor.
Candidates for Faculty Counselor: Saint Anselm College
Margaret Walker, Ed.D., RN
Margaret has been a member of Sigma Theta Tau since 1982. She joined Epsilon Tau At Large in 2012 and wishes to lend her support to the fine work accomplished by Epsilon Tau. Margaret is a faculty member at Saint Anselm College.
Candidates for Secretary
Antonia M. Nelson, RNC-MNN, Ph.D., CNE
Antonia is pleased to continue to serve Epsilon Tau At Large as the chapter secretary. She has also agreed to serve as the chair of the new Research Committee. She is currently faculty at Saint Anselm College.
Candidates for the Leadership Succession Committee
Kathleen Perrin, Ph.D., RN, CCRN
Kathleen is a past president of Epsilon Tau and is a long time member of our chapter. She has served as a formal and informal mentor to many of our members. She is faculty at Saint Anselm College.
Linda Morris, RN, MSN
Linda's work as a clinical instructor has given her the skills to delegate work loads and to successfully interact with individuals in new roles while providing motivational support. She looks forward to working with active members of the chapter to fulfill this role. She is a clinical instructor at Nashua Community College.
Amy Correggio, BSN, RN
Amy teaches at Rivier University and was recently inducted into Epsilon Tau at Large.
Thank you to all of the members who have volunteered to either run on the ballot or serve on one of our committees! The Board is very excited about the future of this chapter!
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