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April 7, 2000


LA CROSSE, Wis.— Viterbo’s Honor Society of Nursing will be chartered as an official chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing on Tuesday, April 18 at 6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.

Dr. Melanie Dreher, past president of STTI and a dean and professor at the University of Iowa College of Nursing, will conduct the chartering ceremony where more than 140 members will be inducted. In addition, the following people will be installed as officers in Viterbo’s STTI chapter: Mary Christianson, President; Lisa Lock, President-Elect; Stephanie Genz, Vice President; Carol Oldenburg, Secretary; Teri Kunavich, Treasurer; Delayne Vogel, Faculty Counselor; and Pat Wessels, Faculty Counselor.

Approval for the chapter was granted at the STTI biennial convention in November 1999 in San Diego, Calif.

Membership in STTI is by invitation and is extended to undergraduate and graduate nursing students, faculty, and professional nurses who have demonstrated superior scholastic, leadership, and nursing achievements. Area nurses interested in learning more about membership in Viterbo’s STTI chapter can call Delayne Vogel at 796-3692 or email her at

STTI has more than 260,000 members in 383 chapters in colleges and universities throughout the U.S., Canada, Korea, Taiwan, and Australia. The organization encourages and sponsors research, promotes the development of nursing leadership and supports the development of nursing scholars.

For more information on the chartering ceremony, contact Carol Strigun, Viterbo College School of Nursing, at 796-3670 or email her at

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