Sigma Theta Tau International

Sigma Theta Tau is the international nursing honor society, professional and scholarly by nature. The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is home to the Alpha Epsilon chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) offers membership by invitation to baccalaureate undergraduate and graduate nursing students, and to baccalaureate-prepared nursing leaders. STTI has more than 135,000 members in over 90 countries with approximately 515 chapters in over 700 institutes of higher learning.

The Alpha Epsilon Chapter of STTI was chartered in 1964. Our chapter exemplifies the STTI mission of advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. In particular, this chapter is committed to supporting Emory initiatives in nursing research, and additionally to promoting excellence in local, national, and global nursing leadership.

Executive Board

Executive Board

President: Brittany Butts

President Elect: Monique Balthazar

Vice President: Helen Baker

Secretary: Sheila Jordan (corresponding), Elizabeth Woods (recording)

Treasurer: Rose Murphree

Pre-licensure Counselor: Carolyn Reilly

Graduate Counselor: Lori Modly

Committee Chairs

Governance Committee: TBD

Research and Awards Committee: Brittany Butts

Membership Involvement Committee: Caroline Coburn

Leadership Succession: TBD

2020-2021 Members

Lina Ashley Adams

Andrew Takgyun An

Claire Elizabeth Arlotto

Logan Assam

Arit Roberta Asuquo-Ating

Sierra Raine Bacon

Shani Badnani

Jordan Elizabeth Baker

Kate Bautista

Matthew Alan Baehr

Alana Raquel Beserra

Morgan Alexa Bittler

Ashley Bostek

Danielle Broadnax

Adam Bullock

Lauren Nicole Burke

Beverly Owens Busse

Claire Elaine Calton

Chloe M Camp

Phoebe Chakshuvej

Anna Grace Chapin

Jensine Tomi Chemmalakuzhy

Judy Chen

Lingshan Chen

Jena Cheong

Yuri Choe

Celeste Quan Christian-Miller

Emily Morgan Clark-Youngblood

Kia Alicia Clennon

Kartis Ann Connors

Ashley C Courtney

Emily Caitlin Crawford

Callie Michelle Cross

Sholana Daly

Marissa D'Antonio

Purabi Rani Das

Mary Parker Davidson

Esther Modupe Day

Emily Louise Deschambault

Merrick Weaver Dunn

Anna Lauren English

Natalie Paige Foland

Danielle Fong

Bianca Alexandra Forte

Marisa Nicole Gallegos

Hailey Elizabeth Gatins

Yiran Ge

Kady Marie Gerry

Amanda Goldhaber

Jamie Goldstein

Emily Bea Goodman

Charlotta Angenine Gordon

Randall Tyler Hernandez

Christopher Hayden Herring

Michelle Hill

Chelsea Thao-mi Ho

Cassandra Leigh Hoffmann

Hannah Hojeij

Elizabeth Holve

Christopher Kyle Hopper

Erika S Huang

Tonia Iwule

Aneisha Breshay Jacobs

Julie Kay Johnson

Madeline Miller Jones

Hayley Beth Katzenstein

Hannah Hazel Keith

Ania Kirollos

Sarah Alexandra Kohrumel

Kathryn Cawley Lasenna

Stephanie Lee

Natalie Len

Caryn Levine

Kelsey Amber Liburd

Pamela Liou

Nichole Edge Lopez

Mary Wesleigh Lourie

Katarina Angelica Lum

Hadley Lyon

Candice Nicole Madison

Gina Renae Martin

Jessica Mcclure

Emma Reiss Mccormack

Madison McGuirt

Calla Michalak

Alexa Marianna Miller

Megan Elizabeth Miller

Diane Bathsheba Mills

Natalie Claire Moreau

Ana Elise Morris

Sean Morris

Shelby Jane Morrow

Lesley Nicole Myrick

Stephanie Jean Nagel

Shelby Catherine Niedergeses

Vani C. Nimbal

Chijioke Obiajulu Okonkwo

Meagan O'Neal

Catherine Palmer

Tessa Peetluk

Patricia Pericles

Gabriella Marie Pitino

Melissa Ann Poole-Dubin

Brinthan Puhalrajan

Madeline Anne Ray

Sarah Reed

Megan Daniele Richardson

Lucrecia Maria Rios Lau

Sarah Louise Rockwell

Darby Nicole Rosenberger

Aubrey Cierra Royster

Lauren Kristen Russell

Morgan Leslye Webb Sanders

Lauren Elizabeth Schluter

Sara Elizabeth Schupp

Hannah Alia Shaban

Ilene Amy Shen

Trisha Sheridan

Emma Shindell

Regan Shockley

Grace Ann Singer

Aneesa Zeba Singh

Amanda L Smart

Clare Amanda Soffe

Messie Nyagua Squire

Lauren Michelle Stein

Dara Kimberly Suchke

Sayoko Sueyoshi

Michael Anthony Turner

Candice Uhm

Lisa Marie Walsh

Allyson Caroline Walters

Dingyue Wang

Matthew Wegimont

Esther Hanna Wen

Laura Werbaneth

Laura Catherine Wiese

William Wikoff

Morgan Nicole Winters

Deanna Marie Womack

Michelle Gawah Wong

Bonny Jean Worland

Deborah Yawson

Savannah Margaret Young

Zachary Young

Xue Han (Mimi) Yu

Lara Leigh Zich


Pre-licensure Student – Membership is offered to students enrolled in pre-licensure programs at accredited institutions of higher education who have completed at least ½ of the nursing curriculum, have achieved a minimum of 3.5 cumulative GPA, and rank in the upper 35% of their class cohort.

Graduate Student -Master’s of Science in Nursing and Doctoral students are eligible for membership if they are enrolled in graduate programs at accredited institutions of higher education, have completed at least ¼ of the nursing curriculum, and have achieved a minimum of 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Nurse Leader - Registered Nurses, legally recognized to practice in their countries, who hold at least a baccalaureate degree in nursing may apply for membership in STTI. Demonstrated experience and achievement in leadership positions in nursing practice, education, or administration since graduation are important aspects for candidacy, as is community service.

At Sigma Theta Tau International we are a community of nurses who strive to position the nursing profession at the forefront of health care by promoting scholarship, research and leadership. As a member your involvement can flourish into a dynamic collaboration that is renewed throughout your lifetime. Through STTI, we challenge you to be a better nurse and support your career with an array of tools, programs and people that are unequaled anywhere in the healthcare industry.

If you are interested in learning more about STTI, or as a nurse leader you would like information about applying for membership, please contact Brittany Butts.

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