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As the 2017–2019 board of Upsilon Psi, we are honored and humbled to be part of an organization whose members are involved in “advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.” This is Sigma’s mission, and we are committed to working with our members to further that mission and the values of Sigma: love, courage, and honor.

I hope that you will contact us to share your ideas, questions, and comments by posting to the discussion forums on our Circle website:  http://upsilonpsi.nursingsociety.org/home

Together we will continue to build an even stronger organization with this global pursuit in mind.

2017-2019 Board Members of Upsilon Psi

Position Name End Date
President (Elected Officer) Marc Rosales 4/30/2019
Vice President (Elected Officer) Rosemary Keller 4/30/2020
Secretary (Elected Officer) Mumbi Pennock 4/30/2020
Treasurer (Elected Officer) Angela Clem 4/30/2019
Counselor (Elected Officer) &
Governance Committee Member
Anne Morris 4/30/2018
Governance Committee Chair (Appointed)  Lori McGill 4/30/2019
Governance Committee Member (Appointed)  Christine Lussier 4/30/2020
Governance Committee Member (Appointed)  Aurore Diby 4/30/2020
Leadership Succession Chair (Elected) Virginia Schneider 4/30/2019
Leadership Succession Committee Member (Elected)
Leadership Succession Committee Member (Elected)
Program Chair (Appointed) 
     Nursing Career Panel
Mary Lewis 5/31/2020
Program Chair (Appointed)
     Fall Back to School Event
Amanda Daniels 4/30/2020
Awards Committee Member (Appointed)  Lauren Blankenship 4/30/2020
Awards Committee Member (Appointed) 
Awards Committee Member (Appointed)  Lindsey Vandervelde 4/30/2020
Convention Delegate (Appointed)  Christine Lussier 4/30/2019























Chapter News

  • Students in the RN to BSN nursing program, SPC College of Nursing Faculty and members of the Upsilon Psi Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma or ΣΘΤ) spent this holiday season collecting donations for local seniors. Many of these older adults are on fixed incomes and, as the age span increases, find themselves Continue reading Nursing Honor Society Donates ToSeniors
  • Every two years, Sigma hosts a Biennial Convention where chapter delegates convene to cast votes on proposed bylaws amendments and resolutions. This past October, Christine Lussier, BSN, RN, had the pleasure of serving as our chapter delegate. We learned that Sigma rebranded by replacing STTI with Sigma and revealed a new logo in an effort to freshen Continue reading Upsilon Psi Chapter Delegate attends 44th BiennialConvention
  • On Monday, November 20th, 48 students in the RN to BSN nursing program at SPC were inducted into the Upsilon Psi Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma or ΣΘΤ). Membership is by invitation only to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders exhibiting Continue reading Nursing Honor Society Inducts NewMembers
  • The RN to BSN honor society chapter at SPC, Upsilon Psi, partnered with Delta Beta, the UT and USF chapter, to host a networking and socializing event for students and nurses. Last night, the SPC, USF, and UT nurses and students enjoyed a night at Miguelitos Taqueria Y Tequilas in Tampa where they enjoyed free Tacos Continue reading Nursing Honor Society Hosts Nursing NetworkingEvent
  • On Wednesday, November 1st, the RN to BSN honor society chapter at SPC, Upsilon Psi, hosted a Nursing Career Panel Event for SPC students. Over 130 students attended the event to ask questions to nursing leaders from the local community. The panel of nursing leaders included: A Nurse Manager and Recruiters from BayCare Health System Continue reading Nursing Honor Society Hosts Nursing Career PanelEvent
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  • HEC recently held its first Dine with the Dean LPN-RN Transitional Program information session where current LPN students from Pinellas Technical College and Erwin Technical College were invited to learn the next steps to become a registered nurse after they receive their LPN license.
  • More than 100 students and faculty across 11 academic programs displayed research and celebrated student achievements at the spring St. Petersburg College Health Sciences and Veterinary Technology Open House and Reception - the HEC showcase -  in April.
  • Sigma Theta Tau International is the Honor Society Of Nursing (STTI). STTI is one of the largest international nursing organizations that is dedicated to making a difference in health worldwide. Upsilon Psi Chapter held an induction ceremony in April celebrating new members.
  • A group of six St. Petersburg College nursing students recently developed a health fair with Feeding America Tampa Bay to spread the word about the problem of "food insecurity." 
  • Taylor Griffin began life in the NICU at Mease Dunedin Hospital on Thanksgiving Day in 1993. Nurse Angie Margetto never forgot Thanksgiving day that year because she was called into work to help deliver a set of pre-mature twins dubbed the Turkey Twins. She still has a photo of her with those babies but never Continue reading Thanksgiving baby, now a student, reconnects with nurse 25 years later