Sigma Theta Tau International – Eta Mu Chapter

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is the international honor society of nurses and nursing students. STTI seeks to enhance world health and celebrate nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. The organization has over 135,000 active members who reside in more than 85 countries. The Eta Mu Chapter of the STTI is affiliated with Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and was chartered in 1984. It provides members with professional resources, opportunities to engage with other nursing leaders, and to develop leadership skills throughout the member's nursing career.

Join the Eta Mu Chapter of STTI

Consistent with STTI's mission, the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Eta Mu Chapter inducts members across all levels of scholarship who demonstrate nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. The annual induction ceremony occurs in May of each year.

Questions?

Please contact the Eta Mu Chapter's faculty advisor Mary Wunnenberg via email at mary.wunnenberg@rutgers.edu

Undergraduate student eligibility:
  • Student must have completed at least one-half of their nursing curriculum.
  • Student must be in the top 35 percent of the class.
Graduate student eligibility:
  • Student must have completed at least one-quarter of their nursing curriculum.
  • Student must demonstrate achievement of excellence according to the standards set by the Society.
Induction
  • If you meet the eligibility criteria listed above, a representative of the chapter will send your name to the Sigma Theta Tau International headquarters.
  • If you are invited to join, you will be notified directly by STTI. Please note, invitations do not come directly from the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Eta Mu Chapter.
  • There are membership and induction fees associated with joining the STTI.  This information will be provided if you should decide to accept the invitation to join.
  • An induction ceremony typically takes place each year in May.
Eta Mu Chapter Leadership

President

Dr. Karen Montalto (kmontalto@comcast.net)

Vice Presidents

Theresa Bonsu

Toluwalupe Atkins

Treasurer

Laurie Stelmaski, SNC’05

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Mary Wunnenberg

Governance Committee

Dr. Renee Cantwell

Laurie Davis

Karen Hylwiak

Kirstin Patragononi-Sauter

Leadership Succession Committee

Linda Benner

Isaac Harris

Dr. AnneMarie Palatnik

Corresponding Secretary

Dr. Jeanann Sousou Coppola

Recording Secretary

Teresa Chico

Research awards Committee

Dr. Kevin Emmons

Dr. Wanda Williams

Emilia Iwu

Social Media Committee

Nicole Cleary

Eric Gonzalez, SNC’16

Joseph Cipriano, SNC’15, GSNC’17