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  • 6th Annual Psi Upsilon Virtual Research Symposium

    Have you ever attended a Research Symposium before?
    What is all the buzz about?
     
    Pass the word, Fun & Learning Inside! 
    You and your friends are invited to attend this free event!! 

    Our 6
    thAnnual Psi Upsilon Virtual Research Symposium
    Where: Virtual- WEBEX ROOM LINK
    When:  November 17th-19th, 2020
    Time5 pm MT -7 pm MTDaily
     (11/19-Reserved Date TBA)
    What-16 Individual Poster Presentations- 
    Research Projects & Best Practice Studies from your colleagues!
    Join in the Q&A. Great Opportunity to see where we are going. Get fresh ideas!  

    We look forward to seeing you there!! 
    No masks required. 
  • Upcoming Sigma Events- For 2021!

    Date: February 19-21, 2021- Event: Creating Healthy Work Environments (CHWE)  Location: Austin Tx.
    Early Registration Deadline: Dec. 16th, 2020 (view all Registration info in below link)
    information Link: CHWE

    Date: July 22-26, 2021- Event: 32nd International Nursing Research Congress; Location: Singapore;
    Call for Abstracts Deadline: November 4th, 2020 (view Registration info in below link)
    Information Link: Congress 2021

    Date: November 6-10, 2021- Event: 46th Biennial Convention; Location: Indianapolis, Indiana;
    Call for Abstracts Deadline: December 9, 2020 (view Registration info in below link)
    Information Link:  Convention 2021
  • Happy Birthday Sigma!

    On October 5th Sigma celebrated its 98th birthday and its founding principles – Love, Courage, and Honor.   During this unprecedented time, never have these words of our founders, six nursing students in Indiana, resonated more!   In ALL we do, nurses express love through our professional care of others, demonstrate courage in providing care to the most vulnerable, and honor those we serve each and every day.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Sigma has been there for ALL nurses -members and nonmembers – offering resources that support self-care, mindfulness, and ethical practices.  I encourage each of you, our faculty, to join Sigma.   Faculty membership in Sigma honors your commitment to professional practice, role models the importance of membership to our students, and provides you access to an international community of nurses – all of whom are experiencing this crisis.  To better understand the vision and mission of Sigma connect and empower nurses and “develop nurse leaders anywhere to improve healthcare everywhere,” I encourage you to read this inspirational article written by Sigma CEO, Dr. Elizabeth Madigan in Nursing Centered.  I hope Liz’s words underscore the value of Sigma in enhancing our professional development and inspires you to join our Psi Upsilon Chapter or engage in Sigma events and resources. 

    WE ARE SIGMA STRONG and want our WGU Psi Upsilon chapter to reach the milestone of 2020 members in 2020!!

  • CELEBRATING SIGMA's 98th BIRTHDAY!

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIGMA! 
         Founded in 1922 by six nursing students at what is now the Indiana University School of Nursing, Sigma has supported nurses around the globe to advance healthcare for almost 100 years!  Still going strong, Sigma has grown to almost 150,000 nurses in close to 100 countries.    
        Psi Upsilon honors the vision and mission of Sigma to develop nurse leaders through the transformative power of connection and empowerment.  As we "live" the President's Call to Action in all 50 states, members of our chapter know that INFUSING JOY in our professional work allows us to find meaning and contentment in our contribution improving healthcare!
         Enjoy a piece of your favorite birthday cake today in honor of this great organization :)
  • REMINDER- Celebrate Founders' DAY!

    Celebrate Founders’ Day and Continue the Tradition

    By Melody Parsons

    On October 5th, 1922 a small group of nurses came together in the Midwest United States to form a nursing honor society based on the themes of love, courage, and honor. This tiny circle has become Sigma International, an organization that brings together nurses from around the world with a focus on these same guiding values. In honor of Founders’ Day, Psi Upsilon is continuing the tradition of encouraging members to login to our community forum (https://psiupsilon.sigmanursing.org/home) to share their service and inspire each other! What are you doing in service to the community to share the Sigma values of love, courage, and honor? Please join the discussion on October 5th-9th 2020 and tell us about it!

  • Support of the Navajo Nations Health

    Psi Upsilon is delighted to announce our participation in WGU College of Health Professions Navajo Nation Fundraiser to provide protective masks. 

    We hope our purchase of $500 in Mask packages will help CHP provide safety for our Native American friends and help CHP achieve their goal. 

    As from the traditional Navajo Blessings Prayer: 

    We wish them "To be Happy Forever" and as they walk they "Walk with Beauty" . . . and Health

  • Announcing the Service Involvement Badge Program

    In alignment with the Sigma vision of connecting and empowering nurse leaders, 
    Psi Upsilon is excited to promote a program that will encourage chapter members to get involved in the work of the chapter.
    We are so excited to offer Two Badges you can earn each year just by doing what you already do. Engaging in your Psi Upsilon chapter
    You will self-track and self report these activities. 

    Psi Upsilon Contributing Member Badge (5-19 points) 

    Psi Upsilon Exceptional Service Badge (20 + points) 

  • Sigma Region 14 Biennial Conference 2020

    Calling All Psi Upsilon Members
                          CALL FOR ABSTRACTS By

    Sigma Region 14 Biennial Conference 2020
    Sunday, November 15, 2020 * 8:30 am to 2:30 pm * Virtual
    Abstracts should Demonstrate Nurses Efforts to Eliminate Health Disparities
    Podium and Poster Presentations
    Abstract Submission Deadline: September 1, 2020
    Call for Abstracts Regon 14 Biennial Conference 2020.pdf
    Abstract Rubric 

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