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Board Members 2018-2019

Board Of Directors 2018-2019
Left to right: Dawn Fichter (Secretary), Renee Ruhkamp (Leadership Succession Committee Chair), Nina Wardell (Leadership Succession Committee member), Mary Dishman (Governance Committee Chair), Jill Vawter (Treasurer), Joan Blum (Governance Committee member), Becky Allen (Faculty Counselor, Governance Committee member), Ann VanHoff (Director), JoAnn Acierno (Vice President)  
Not pictured: Nancy McMahon (President), Liz Rogan (Faculty Counselor, Newsletter editor), Kate Fuller (Faculty Counselor), Kathleen Harnden (Leadership Succession Committee member), Jolene Freel (Director), Peggy Mazzeo (Director), Jane Langemeier (Past President), Marsha Cravens (Governance Committee member)   




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Chapter News

  • Recognition of Philanthropy

    Sigma Foundation for Nursing’s Heritage Society has more than 400 Fellows who have made an investment in all generations of nurses around the world. Below is a list of the Fellows in the Omicron Epsilon Chapter. Join us in celebrating their philanthropy by recognizing them on 30 November in honor of the namesake of one of the fellowships, Virginia Henderson. We recognize her contributions to nursing on her birthday and we recognize our members' generous Fellowship donation on this special day.


    Kristin E Donlan

    Cynthia S McCullough

    Mae Elizabeth Timmons

    Connie Sue Wilson

    Rose M Wray
  • Presentation on Nurses Influencing Employer and Public Health Policies

    At new Member Orientation, Sarah Centineo, a nurse attorney spoke about the role of the nurse influencing facility policies within employment settings as well as steps to take when influencing public health policy.  Check out the video!

    Sarah Centineo, JD, RN Presentation - November 2018

    If you want to learn more about the Legislation process, check out:  Nebraska Legislative History
  • New Member Orientation

    In case you weren't able to attend new member orientation to learn the benefits of membership and how to access them, click on the link to see what you missed!
  • Induction Ceremony Photos

    Click on the link to see photos from the 2018 Induction Ceremony held on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
  • Quarterly Service to the Open Door Mission

    Omicron Epsilon chapter of Sigma Theta Tau volunteers serve the evening meal at Open Door Mission on approximately a quarterly basis for the months which have a 5th Tuesday, 5-7 pm. Approximately 8 volunteers are needed.

    Volunteers go to the Garland Thompson Men's Center located on the Open Door Mission campus at 2750 N 20th Street East (Omaha, 68110). At the corner of Abbott Drive and Locust Street, there is a Budget Rental, turn east onto Locust Street, take the first right (N 20th St East), then take the first left (into the parking lot between the 2 buildings) and park in the back of the lot near the gated area. There is a door near the gated area that has a big sign on it that says "Volunteer Entrance." This is the back door to the Kitchen. Ring the bell and one of the staff will let you in and get you going! They will show you how to register and check in and explain all tasks they ask you to do. You will be standing most of the time, so wear comfortable shoes.

    We begin serving at 5:30, so arrive by 5:00 pm or a little earlier. Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes (health regulations). Aprons, gloves and hairnets are provided. If anyone wants to bring a baseball cap to wear instead of a hairnet, they can do that.

    Please use the volunteer portal to sign up or contact Dr. Linda Jensen (jensenlinda@clarksoncollege.edu) or (402) 517-5772
    as soon as possible for any dates you and your family members can serve. If you are not a Sigma member yet, you are still welcome to help with the serving.

    We will serve on the following Tuesday dates:  October 30, January 29, April 30, and July 30
  • Update your Member Profile & Volunteer Profile

    Please update your member profile and volunteer profile on our chapter website! 

    Please contact Nancy McMahon at mcmahonnancy@clarksoncollege.edu if you need your member ID to log in.Once logged into the chapter website, click on the light blue drop down menu in the upper right hand corner (near person icon) to upload a picture and input your biographical information. You can also link to your member profile to your LinkedIn account. Please make sure your contact information is correct (left side of the screen) to receive timely notification of events and communication.

    After updating your member profile, please update your volunteer profile so that you can participate in chapter activities and volunteer for service opportunities within the community, region, or at an international level. To update your Volunteer Profile, go to About - The Circle and select "Complete your Volunteer Profile" under the Quick Links on the right-hand side of the webpage.​​
  • 20th Anniversary Celebration Dinner Pictures 4.19.2018

    Please enjoy a picture video from our 20th anniversary celebration dinner.
  • Omicron Epsilon - 20 years of Pictures

    This slideshow video was created for the 20th Anniversary Celebration. It shows pictures from the original Clarkson College honor society, as well as the Omicron Epsilon chartering ceremony through 2018.

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