Sigma Theta Tau International Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Island University

October 28, 2014

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Eta Omicron chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi celebrated three decades at the Island University with a 30th anniversary Gala Celebration. The event was held at the Art Museum of South Texas on Saturday, Oct. 18, and included a cocktail reception and seated dinner.

The Gala Celebration featured keynote speaker Dr. Susan Nelson, first president of the Eta Omicron Chapter started in 1984. The event provided an opportunity for guests to enjoy the Art Museum and connect with Eta Omicron Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International members.

“It was wonderful to meet our Charter members, Pioneer Professionals in the field of nursing who started Eta Omicron Chapter to contribute to the community and history, of this University,” said Yvonne Serna, President of Eta Omicron Chapter and Clinical Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, “It was also nice to reconnect with Dr Susan Nelson, whom I first met in 1981 as BSN student, she influenced me then and continues to do so as a leader in our chapter and nursing community.”

Alumni members of the University who have worked and contributed to the development and success of the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi College of Nursing and Health Science since 1984 were highly encouraged to attend. As an honor society, Sigma Theta Tau International aims to foster a culture of excellence and engagement in the community and internationally, and continue to highlight Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.