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Welcome to the Beta Upsilon Chapter

The purposes of this Society shall be to:
1. Recognize superior achievement.
2. Recognize the development of leadership qualities.
3. Foster high professional standards.
4. Encourage creative work.
5. Strengthen commitment to the profession.

The Beta Upsilon Chapter was founded in 1976.

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  • Beta Upsilon Chapter 2022-2023 Board of Directors

    President-Kim Day          

    Vice President-Melissa Salmon

    Treasurer-Alexis Hale

    Secretary-Candace Keck

    Governance Chair-Natalie Heywood

    Nurse Leader Counselor Lorraine Hirani

    Archivist-Susan Mahieu-Phillips

    Web Master-LeAnn Dykstra

    Leadership Succession-Kimberly Vana

    Chair

     

  • Awards for Excellence

    Congratulations to the 2022 Spring Induction Awardees!

    EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING: 
    2022 Award recipient:
    Cynthia Holcomb

    • Freely shares own resources for the growth and development of individual nurses or groups of nurses  
    • Maintains the mentoring relationship with nurses over time  
    • Participates in the development of nursing leaders and leadership  
    • Actively shapes and promotes the careers of nurses  

    EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH:
    2022 Award recipient: No nominees

    • Conducts distinguished research in nursing and/or healthcare
    • Communicates nursing research findings to a broad audience.
    • Writes scholarly  works relating to nursing theory and/or nursing research
    • Encourages research activities within STTI, nursing and/or the public

    EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION: 
    2022 Award recipient: Dr. Aliria Rascon

    • Demonstrates breadth of knowledge in an area of clinical nursing practice
    • Develops creative approaches to nursing practice that contribute to quality client care
    • Possesses clinical expertise and attributes of a clinical scholar
    • Advances the scope and practice of nursing
    • Serves as a mentor/preceptor that inspires peer’s practice of nursing
    • Enhances the image of nursing through nursing practice
    • Participates in the development of nursing leaders 

    EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE:
    2022 Award recipient: Dr. Cheryl Schmidt

    • Demonstrates breadth of knowledge in an area of clinical nursing practice
    • Develops creative approaches to nursing practice that contribute to quality client care
    • Possesses clinical expertise and attributes of a clinical scholar
    • Advances the scope and practice of nursing
    • Serves as a mentor/preceptor that inspires peer’s practice of nursing
    • Enhances the image of nursing through nursing practice
    • Participates in the development of nursing leaders

    EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP:
    2022 Award recipient: Dr. Heather Ross

    • Receives local, national, or international recognition as a nursing leader in education, practice, administration, and/or research
    • Influences leadership in nursing through visionary and innovative approaches to leadership
    • Creates an environment that enhances the image of nursing
    • Participates in the development of nursing leaders
  • 2022 Spring Induction Beta Upsilon Chapter

    Spring 2022 Induction Ceremony
    Date: Friday, May 6th
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Arizona State University Health Futures Center
    Address: 6161 East Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85054

    All inductee guests and STTI members are welcome to attend.
    Refreshments will be served.