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Interim Chairperson, Assistant Professor

Patricia Ricci-Allegra PhD
Henderson Hall 215F

Phone: (973) 290-4570

Title IV Compliance

Sigma Theta Tau

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SEU honor society for nurses

Welcome Future SEU Nurse Leaders

Sigma Theta Tau International is the honor society exclusively for nurses. The mission of this organization is "developing nurse leaders anywhere to improve healthcare everywhere". As a nursing student at Saint Elizabeth University you have the ability to achieve this recognition as well.

STTI aligns with SEU Core Values of integrity, social responsibility, leadership as well as excellence in teaching and learning. Potential members who meet the eligibility criteria are invited to join Sigma – baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. Here are some additional facts about our membership:

  • Sigma has more than 135,000 active members.
  • Members reside in more than 100 countries.
  • Thirty-nine percent of active members hold master’s and/or doctoral degrees; 51% are in staff positions; 19% are administrators or supervisors; 18% are faculty/academics; and 12% percent are in advanced practice.
  • There are roughly 540 chapters at more than 700 institutions of higher education throughout the world.
  • Grant Offering Partners
  • Education and research conferences
  • Online continuing nursing education
  • Sigma Career Development
  • Leadership Programs

We welcome your interest in STTI and our local chapter Mu Theta At Large. Please take the time to review the links provided for national and local chapters.

Apply for Mu Theta At-Large Awards

The deadline to apply for the Chapter Scholarship Award or Chapter Research Study and Evidence Based Practice Project (EBPP) Award and email all required documents to is Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Apply for Award


Contact the Nursing department directly if you have questions about eligibility, participation, or scholarship applications. Thank you for working with the SEU Chapter to provide support for the future of nursing.

Mary Ann Anderson, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor
(973) 290-4156
Henderson Hall 215 I

Patricia McQuade, D.Ed., MSN, CCRN

Assistant Professor
(973) 290-4156
Henderson Hall 215 C

Eileen Specchio, Ph.D., RN

(973) 290-4073
Henderson Hall 215 A