Welcome to Alpha Tau Chapter of Rutgers School of Nursing-Newark/New Brunswick!!
This years marks the 50th Anniversary of Alpha Tau!!



Alpha Tau is proud to be a champion in Service, Leadership and Scholarship in Nursing!!

Welcome to Alpha Tau Chapter!
Donna Fountain, P.h.D, APRN, PHCNS-BC


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50 years of Alpha Tau

Chapter News

  • President Call for Action: ALA-Climb on March 7th in Newark

    Dear Alpha Tau members:

    It's that time another,  to support our team for ALA-Climb on March 7th in Newark (link below).

    The registration fee is only $15  until November 30th.

    Thank you for your continued support!

  • Message from the President

    Dear Alpha Tau members:

    Thank you for your support at the NJ Consortium of Sigma Nursing Founders Day Dinner, 2019.  

    We are proud of Dr. Judith Caruso the receipt of the MaryAnne Rooney and Dominique Flores for the Rising Star awards.

    Next year, I hope more members will be able to join 

    Warm regards,
    Donna Fountain, Ph.D., RN
  • Message from the President

    Greetings Alpha Tau members,

    I am delighted to serve as our chapter’s newly elected President. Our board members consist of a distinguished team of nursing leaders who are committed to contributing to the continual growth and success of Sigma’s initiatives to support our newest and future inductees and nurse leaders.

    On June 18th, 2019, I had the pleasure of addressing Rutgers new Ph.D. students during their orientation. It was great to see that most of the students were Sigma members and others agreed to renew their membership, while some expressed an interest in our August 2019 Mentorship Program. On July 2nd, 2019, the board’s Transition Meeting. The treasurers presented the annual report, which was then followed by our Planning Meeting.  

    2019-2021 Board Members:

    Donna M. Fountain, President                                     

    Eleni Pellazgu, President-Elect

    Kara Kaldawi, Vice President

    Sakura Ando, Secretary

    Avril Keldo, Treasurer

    Sherry Stein, Co-Treasurer, Governance and Leadership Succession  

     I look forward to your participation in key upcoming events:

    • General Meeting/ Educational Program:                     October 2019 or February 2020
    • Tristate Consortium, University of Delaware:             October 20th, 2019
    • 45th Biennial Convention, Washington DC:                 Delegates President and Past-President,           November 16th - November 20th, 2019
    • Sigma Induction - May 3rd, 2020
    • Transition Meeting - June 29th, 2020

    Stay tuned for updates and Save-the-Date notices in our upcoming newsletters!

    Kind regards,

    Donna M. Fountain, Ph.D., RN
    President, Alpha Tau