Nursing students named to honor society
The Jamestown College Department of Nursing announces nine senior students were inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International nursing honor society and the Xi-Kappa Chapter-at-Large in November.
The students are Garret Hillius and Julia Stroh, both Jamestown; Katie Lee, Fargo; Nicole Stein, Hankinson; Deanna VanBruggen, Marion; Megan Germundson, Mayville; Beth Segerholm, Northwood; Caitlin Diede, Pingree; and Erica Woodruff, Watertown, S.D.
In addition, Wendy Hager, RN, Jamestown, was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International and the Xi-Kappa Chapter-at-Large as a Nurse Leader. She graduated from Jamestown College in 2012 and is currently employed at Sanford Health as a Certified Diabetes Educator, RN Health Coach, and a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.
Sigma Theta Tau International is a prestigious organization of nurse leaders, scholars and researchers. Membership in the society is awarded to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral nursing candidates who achieve scholastic averages and to graduates of nursing programs who have made outstanding contributions to nursing.
The Xi Kappa Chapter-at-Large was chartered in May 1994 with more than 260 professional nurses as members. The Chapter is affiliated with the Nursing Departments at Jamestown College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, North Dakota State University and Concordia College. Members include senior nursing students, graduate nursing students, and community leaders in the profession.