In 1922, six students from the Indiana University Training School for Nurses in Indianapolis, Indiana founded the honor society of nursing. Read about the lives of these students and their faculty advisor, who recognized the value of scholarship and excellence in nursing practice. Read More
Mu Theta Chapter At Large is one of 28 chapters in region 14 of Sigma Theta Tau International, The Nurses Honor Society. As a constituent, Mu Theta is committed to support, sustain, and carry forward the ideas of the international organization. In its pursuit of promoting nursing excellence, it helps prepare nurses to excel and function globally in all facets of nursing education, leadership, research, and scholarship.
To that end, the Board of Directors, Committees, and Chapter members convene at alternating sites and rotate between the campuses of the schools that comprise its membership namely-St. Peter’s College (Englewood Cliffs), Felician College (Lodi), and College of St. Elizabeth (Morristown). General business meetings held regularly throughout the year provide opportunities to discuss, plan, and implement strategies for chapter-based programs or co-sponsored educational initiatives. In order to meet the involving needs of our members as well as enhance the growth of the chapter, we encourage your active participation, and invite you to join us!
Chapter Mission Statement
Mu Theta Chapter at Large embraces the wider aims of Sigma Theta Tau International. In doing so, the Chapter provides direction, fellowship, and financial support for nurses who seek community engagement, educational assistance, or intra-professional mentoring and who wish to acquire leadership skills for role expansion, peer recognition or career fulfillment.
- Promote high professional standards
- Provide scholarships for members/nursing students
- Develop strategies for member retention
- Develop community outreach programs
- Promote and develop educational and research programs
- Establish collaborative and mutually beneficial alliances