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Welcome to your chapter's website!

We are so pleased to have you all join Sigma Xi Phi and be part of the local and global nursing picture.  Our chapter was chartered on April 24, 1994.  We have provided over 25 years of nursing care and involvement to our community.

Xi Phi's Mission:  To foster the continuing growth of student and professional nurses through continuing education, mentorship, community involvement, and scholarship.

Xi Phi's Values: 
1- community service
2- lifelong/continuing education
3- leadership
4- mentorship/networking
5- recognition/scholarship
6- advocating for nursing

So how will we accomplish our mission?  With the help and input from you!  We have monthly meetings on the 3rd Thursday of every month where we discuss upcoming events, initiatives that you, the members, want to see, and learn about unique aspects of nursing. 

We look forward to seeing you all at our upcoming events!  Please frequently check out our events here or on our Facebook page for more information.  Additionally, add us on Twitter and LinkedIn for updates on nursing issues from around the country and world.


Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/XiPhi355/?ref=bookmarks
Twitter:  follow us at @Xi_Phi_355
LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/xi-phi-sigma-710939172
Email:  SigmaXiPhi355@gmail.com

For those of you that would like to officially become more involved, contact us at our group email (listed above) or email a specific chapter leader for more information about Chapter Leader positions and committee member openings.

Once again, welcome to Sigma Xi Phi!

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Chapter News

  • Nurse Leader Recruitment

    Do you know, or are you, a nurse leader and interested in becoming a Sigma Xi Phi member? Sigma defines a nurse leader as someone "who is a registered nurse, legally recognized to practice in his/her country with a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field and who has demonstrated achievement in nursing".

    Sigma Xi Phi would love to include more of the amazing nurses in our community in our chapter! They can nominate themselves or be nominated by any of our members. Our goal is to induct at least 20 nurse leaders this year!

    How do you do this?

    1) confirm they meet all eligibility requirements
    2) write a statement about their achievement in nursing in one of the following categories: scholarship, service, practice, leadership
    3) indicate how they learned about joining Sigma as a nurse leader
    4) upload a resume/CV

    Go to https://application.stti.org/#/ to complete the application process and select "I am a nurse leader". Then follow the prompts. If you need assistance, please contact any board member or message this page.

    Additionally, if you know a Sigma member that is currently affiliated with another chapter, they can transfer to our chapter when they renew their membership.

    Help us spread the word and grow our Xi Phi community!
  • Chapter Leader Elections

    Do you want to become more involved with Sigma Xi Phi? Do you want to develop valuable leadership skills that will help you throughout your nursing career? Then please consider joining our chapter leader board!

    Beginning May 1st, we will be accepting nominations for those chapter leader board positions that are open for election. On June 15th, voting will open for all members.

    Positions up for election:

    -President
    -President-elect
    -Vice President
    -Treasurer
    -Membership Ambassador
    -Leadership Succession Chair
    -Leadership Succession Committee Members 1 and 2
    -Publicity/Newsletter Committee Members 1 and 2
    -Governance Committee Member 1
  • Helene Fuld Trust Scholarship

    Award amount:  $5,000

    Eligibility:  be enrolled in an accelerated 2nd degree or in a Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Required documents:
    -current transcripts or proof of acceptance for the academic year that the scholarship is to be used
    -bio sketch:  include your previous education, work experience, and memberships in professional organizations
    -essay:  in 500 words or less, define how your professional goals will advance nursing leadership, scholarship, and services
    -include at least 2 letters of support

    Deadline for the application and all supplemental documents to be submitted:  April 1st, 2020.

    https://sigmascholarships.confex.com/sigmascholarships/fuld2020/cfp.cgi
  • March of Dimes

    Have you heard about the March of Dimes? This amazing organization helps mothers and babies get through potentially life-threatening complications from pregnancy to preterm birth. The donations help support research, provide resources and programs, educate health professionals, and unite communities. The march helps to spread the word and shows our support for these families.

    This year, Sigma Xi Phi will be partnering with the Beth-El Student Nurses' Association to walk and gather donations for the March of Dimes. We'll be doing a friendly competition between students and faculty to see who can raise the most donations! Stay tuned for fundraising opportunities leading up to the march. So are you ready to join us? Follow the link ( https://www.marchforbabies.org/Fundraising/Team?teamId=372033&teamEventId=2932499& ) and hit the "join this team" button. It's as easy as that. There is no cost to join! We hope to see you all there.

    For information about March of Dimes please go to: https://www.marchforbabies.org/Why?intnav=MFB_PUB_HDR_WHY

    Date of event: May 9, 2020
    Registration: 0830
    March begins: 0900

    Distance: 1.5 miles

    Location: 3555 Briargate Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
  • Student Leadership Intern

    Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a Student Leadership Intern with Sigma Xi Phi?

    As student leader intern, you will develop leadership skills that transcend to your future nursing position, participate in chapter activities and meetings when possible, network with nurses throughout the area, and receive a $500 scholarship.

    Applications are due by March 31st to Susan Finke at sfinke@uccs.edu

    If you have additional questions, please contact any board member.

    Application can be found under the Resource tab.

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