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SAVE THE DATE - April 16, 2021
Managing Through Crisis: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Dr. Linda Corson Jones Virtual Scholarship Day
Sigma Epsilon Nu Chapter & Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Nursing
When: Friday, April 16, 2021
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Accessible via the Zoom Virtual Platform

Keynote Speaker:

"Finding the Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow: Nursing as the Essential Profession During a Time of Crisis"
Christine M. Pacini, PhD, RN
Professor of Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy
CCNE Commissioner and Treasurer
AACN Task Force on Vision for Nursing Education Chair

Registration Link will be accessible January 2021
For additional information, email jjac33@lsuhsc.edu or habadi@lsuhsc.edu

This activity is being planned and developed with the Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Nursing’s Faculty Development, Continuing Nursing Education & Entrepreneurial Enterprise Department for the provision of contact hours. LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing, Faculty Development, Continuing Nursing Education & Entrepreneurial Enterprise is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Nursing, Faculty Development, Continuing Nursing Education & Entrepreneurial Enterprise is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.Image preview




 Welcome to Epsilon Nu Chapter
I look forward to working with everyone on a new, active year in Epsilon Nu. I am filled with optimism about upcoming activities, sponsoring, volunteering, and trips that come along with being a Sigma member. I also want to remind all members that our mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Should you have any ideas on how to further our mission here at LSU Health--New Orleans, please do not hesitate to contact a board member, attend a Sigma meeting, or post a message right here on the Circle for Epsilon Nu members. We are looking for ideas to increase our visibility on campus. At Epsilon Nu, we are working hard for Sigma to be your global organization of choice for nursing. Visit this website frequently and watch for upcoming news concerning your chapter. 
Thank you.


Quinn Lacey PhD, RN 


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Chapter News

  • Epsilon Nu At-Large Chapter

    Something’s been happening over the past year, and we’re ready to celebrate!! On December 16, 2020, Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma) notified the Epsilon Nu chapter that our chapter amendment application was approved and we have achieved At-Large status. We are now officially the Epsilon Nu At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International! It is a proud moment for all of those involved in the application process, and it certainly helps us revitalize the Epsilon Nu charter. Expanding our present charter to include a practice setting such as University Medical Center New Orleans (UMC) and another institution of higher learning, LSU-Alexandria (LSU-A), will aid Epsilon Nu in furthering Sigma’s mission. Advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service is Sigma’s mission. Nurses who demonstrate leadership and students who earn high academic achievements are invited once a year to join this prestigious nursing honor society. University Medical Center New Orleans and Louisiana State University-Alexandria are now a part of the Epsilon Nu At-Large Chapter.

    Overall, there are tremendous benefits of being an At-Large chapter, including:

    • Improved collaboration and formalized partnership between UMC and LSU-A
    • Greater collaboration in education, research, scholarship, and community service
    • Increased visibility of Sigma in the workplace
    • Engagement, satisfaction, and retention of clinical nurses

    We are so excited to embark on this new journey with UMC and LSU-A in promoting global nursing excellence through education, leadership, scholarship, and service. Our charter amendment/induction ceremony is scheduled for March 20, 2021. For more information, contact Dr. Aimme McCauley at 504-568-4145. Want to know more about Sigma? www.sigmanursing.org

    Quinn Lacey PhD, RN, President, Epsilon Nu At-Large Chapter


  • Critical Mask Delivery

    Epsilon Nu members delivered much needed masks to local women's and children's shelters.

  • 2019 Chapter Key Award Three-Time Recipient!

    Epsilon Nu Chapter #131
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    The Chapter Key Award, established in 1991, honors Sigma chapters that excel in chapter-related activities such as: Membership recruitment and retention, Publicity and programming, Professional and leadership development, and Local, national, and international collaboration.
  • 2020 Chapter Board

    President Quinn Lacey

    President-Elect Benita Chatmon

    Past-President Marie Adorno

    Vice-President Heather Abadie

    Secretary Scott Bellanger

    Treasurer Alison Davis

         BSN-Aimme McCauley 

         Graduate-Sherry Rivera

         Nurse Leader/RNBSN- Jordan Ellis *Governance

         LSU-A-Catherine Doyle ’

         UMC-NO -Jennifer Tubre’

    Leadership Succession-Maureen Spring (chair), Judith Gentry, Mary Kelly

    Historian-Summer Marshall

    Governance-Jennifer Manning (chair), Aimme McCauley, Katlyn Brown

    Research: Marie Adorno
    Program Planning: Paula Kensler
    Membership: Linda Ledet Member
    Ambassador: Lauren Bridevaux
    Student Ambassador: Katlyn Brown
    Awards: Sherry Rivera
    Community Service: Helen Neil, Ellen Beyer
    Finance: Alison, Paula, Sherri, Marie, Aimme, Benita
    Webmasters: Debbie St. Germain, Scott Bellanger