Chapter Announcements

  • Thanks for making a difference!!

    The STTI Foundation encourages the advancement of nursing science through research around the globe through funding of research grants. Contributions to the Foundation is a collaborative effort of members and chapters to provide more than $130,000 annually to nurses around the world to continue research. This foundation also offers opportunity to deserving nurses to participate in Sigma Leadership and education programs and support future initiatives that positively impact world health. The Xi Zeta Chapter donated $1 per member to the STTI foundation and became a member of the "Chapter Giving Club" to encourage other members to support the foundation. Member Michelle Patterson, also made a contribution to the Foundation on behalf of the Xi Zeta Chapter. 
    Please consider a contribution to this WONDERFUL foundation.
  • Congratulations to Colette Robichaux!

    Colette Robichaux is the recipient of the first annual "Incentive for Participation" scholarship to Xi Zeta for her participation in Chapter activities. To be eligible, a member must be a current, active member and also have an active membership for > 1 year. In addition, the member must meet 3 of the following 4 criteria:
    Key award contribution in at least one area;
    volunteer for a minimum of one community service event sponsored by Xi Zeta; participation in the Spring and Fall Research Programs; and present at either the Fall or Spring Research Programs. 
    Applications are taken each Spring. This incentive will pay for your next year's membership dues!! Congrats Colette on your hard work! We appreciate you!!
  • Congratulations to our 17th Annual Spring Excellence Awards Recipients


    On April 30, 2019 Xi Zeta held the 17th Annual Spring Excellence Awards Banquet at which we honor nursing professionals in the region who excel in the areas of clinical practice, education, and leadership. This year the recipients were:

    Nursing Education: Shane Robichaux MSN, RN

    Nursing Clinical Practice: Melissa Rice MSN, RN-BC, CHPN

    Nursing Leadership: Dawn Bernard, BSN, RN

    Also, honored at this event were two student members of Xi Zeta recognized for their outstanding performance in the area of nursing science and practice. These recipients were:

    Kylie Dufrene and Shelby Daigle-Spring 2019 recipients

    Steven Butts, Chandler Pasqua, and Kristen Gonzales-Fall 2018 recipients

    Congratulations!!
  • Spring into Volunteering!!

    Hello Xi Zeta!!
    Our chapter is partnering with Nicholls Association of Student Nurses (NASN) for a Book and Pajamas Drive for St. Louis Infant Center in Houma. This center offers therapeutic shelter for abused and neglected children in Houma, Louisiana, providing them a safe environment that is nurturing and motivational based. Our community embraces the Center and we encourage you to do the same. Please consider a used book donation appropriate for school age to adolescent and JOIN us on Saturday April 27th at 10am when we paint rocks with the children.
  • Xi Zeta Intercollegiate Research Symposium

    This event allows nurses to share their research in an effort to advance the profession and redesign care that is safe, effective, and improves patient outcomes. Dr. Karen Lyon, PhD, RN, ACNS, NEABC, Executive Director and CEO of the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, will be our Keynote speaker followed by podium and poster presentations from nurses who work and practice in a variety of specialty areas. Research projects conducted by graduate and undergraduate nursing students will also be showcased.