Zeta Omega-at-Large Chapter

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Pace University

Dominican College

Mercy College

College of New Rochelle

The Zeta Omega Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is located at Dominican College, Mercy College, Pace University & The Colleg
e of New Rochelle.
The purposes of this Society are to:
1. Recognize superior achievement.
  2. Recognize the development of leadership qualities.
3. Foster high professional standards.
4. Encourage creative work.

5. Strengthen commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession.

An Honor to Join A Benefit to Belong Vision to Action  

The 2014 Zeta Omega-at-Large Chapter Induction Ceremony was held at College of New Rochelle on November 9th.

Zeta Omega-at-Large Chapter
Board of Directors


Please enjoy these Sigma Videos:

An Honor to Join
Prospective members will gain a broad understanding of honor society member benefits and how to obtain an invitation to join.

A Benefit to Belong

Introducing new inductees to the products, services
, programs, and resources that they can access as honor society members.

Vision to Action
Vision to Action

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Chapter News

  • Event: Zeta Omega At Large Chapter on January 8, 2017

    Zeta Omega wants to welcome you back to a new year!!
    Zeta Omega-at-Large Chapter
    Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing

    Winter Gourmet Brunch
    Social & Networking

    January 8, 2017
    11:30 am to 3:30 pm

    Doubletree Hotel Tarrytown
    Hudson Room
    455 South Broadway
    Tarrytown, New York 10591

    Please join your honor society colleagues for a networking social.
    Zeta Omega Members $35.00
    Guests $ 60.00

    To Reserve, Please Send Your Check or Money Order:

    Zeta Omega-at-Large Chapter
    c/o Barbara Rome
    P.O. Box 310
    Bronx, New York, 10465

    Event Organizer:
    Paul M. Falanga
    Member Zeta Omega-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau

  • STTI Zeta Omega At Large Chapter Founders scholarship Deadline October 1st

    Zeta Omega Founders Scholarships
    To honor the founding officers of the Zeta Omega Chapter at Large, four Founders Scholarships will be awarded to eligible members to advance their pursuit of a baccalaureate degree in nursing

    Zeta Omega Founders Scholarship Eligibility
    1. To be eligible for a scholarship by the application due date, all Zeta Omega scholarship applicants must be:
    a. Enrolled in, or accepted as full or part time student in a baccalaureate nursing program
    b. Be a member, or new inductee, of Zeta Omega

    2. Applicants are required to submit a 500 word essay responding to the
    question: “What does scholarship mean to me as an individual and to the
    profession of nursing?”

    3. Letter of recommendation from nursing faculty.

    4. Application and essay need to be completed and sent to the faculty contact person for Zeta Omega at your school

    Mercy College
    Rita Neilan

    College of New Rochelle
    Deb Hunt

    Dominican College
    Nelly Vega-Woo

    Pace University
    Esma Paljevic EdD., RN

    All application materials must be received no later than
    Saturday October 1, 2016.

  • Fall 2016 Conferences

    New York League for Nursing & Zeta Omega
    at Large Chapter
    (Sigma Theta Tau International) present:
    TRICKS, TREATS, & TECHNOLOGY: Tips to Engage & Inspire Students
    Friday, October 28 th
    & Saturday, October 29 th
    Mercy College Rotunda, Dobbs Ferry New York, 10522
    To provide nurse educators in academic
    and clinical settings with strategies to engage and inspire learners using
    innovative teachingstrategies.
    Program objectives
    1.Identify creative strategies to engage the learner in academic and
    clinical settings.
    2.Describe innovation practices that bridge the gap between education and practice.
    3.Discuss the use of simulation and virtual learning environments to support nursing education.

    members Friday and Saturday:$100.00
    Non members Friday and Saturday:$130.00

    NYLN & Zeta Omega members
    Friday only:$30.00
    Non members
    Friday only $40.00 (includes wine, cheese reception)

    NYLN & Zeta Omega members
    Saturday only:$80.00
    Non members
    Saturday only: $100.00 (includes
    breakfast & lunch)


  • Save the Date: General Membership Meeting and Networking Brunch 1/8/17

    The Zeta Omega-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau would like to invite you our general membership meeting and winter brunch on January 8, 2017 from 11:30AM to 3:30PM.

    Dr. Rebeca Greer, Dean of Education at the Montefiore School of Nursing will be our guest speaker.

    The cost of the event is $35 for active members of STTI Zeta Omega At Large Chapter, $60 for non-members or guests.

    Please contact Paul Falanga for more information.


    Paul Falanga
    Montefiore School of Nursing
    53 Valentine Street, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    914-361-6306 Office

  • Getting Ready for Induction

    Get out your best purple outfit!
    Our 2016 induction will be held at Dominican College on November 6th at 12:15 in Rosary Hall.
    It would be great to see members turn out to support them or send messages to be shared at the ceremony.

    Please send cards or congratulatory e-mails for our inductees c/o

    Karen Koziol
    Rm 18 Mercy Hall
    Mercy College
    555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry NY 10522
    If you'd like to send an e-mail message:
    kkoziol@mercy.edu Be sure to include "Zeta Omega At-Large Chapter Induction" in the subject header.

  • Zeta Omega At-Large Chapter member Jackie Cassagnol is in the headlines again! Well done Jackie

    Our very own Jackie Cassagnol is in the news! Click on the link below to read about her trip to South Africa

  • 2016 Zeta Omega Elections open until August 26 2016

    Be sure to check your e-mail for a link to the 2016 Sigma Theta Tau Zeta Omega At-large chapter elections which were sent last week. Voting closes on August 26th. A big thank you to all of the candidates who volunteered to serve our chapter.

  • General Membership Meeting and Networking Brunch June 12, 2016

    You are invited to the annual Spring Brunch for Sigma Theta Tau Zeta Omega At Large Chapter.
    It will be held at the Mansion at Blue Hill (Formerly Emmett’s Castle) on June 12th, 2016
    STTI Zeta Omega Members $20
    Non-members $35 RSVP by June 9th
    Please send check to
    Zeta Omega At Large Chapter
    c/o Barbara Rome
    PO Box 310
    Bronx NY 10465

    Questions? Contact Karen Koziol 845 300-2686

    Karen Koziol RNC, MS
    Director, Clinical Simulation
    Nursing Program

    Mercy College
    555 Broadway
    Dobbs Ferry NY 10522

    914 674-3074

    PS Save the date(s) for these fall events
    October 28th and 29th In conjunction with the NLN a conference titled “Tricks, Treats and Technology” to be held in the Mercy College Rotunda (Friday and Saturday). STTI Zeta Omega will sponsor the networking event and poster session on Friday October 28th.

    November 18th 2016 in conjunction with HVN-CARE we will cosponsor an interdisciplinary program on Bariatric Care to be held in the Mercy Rotunda A Clinical Perspective on Collaborative Inter-professional Care of the Patient with Obesity

  • Board of Directors Meeting- Interested members are welcome to attend

    Zeta Omega Meeting Monday May 9th 6- 6:40 PM Mercy College Main Hall Room 206

    If you can’t come in person, please call in
    Dial in number – 719-234-7800
    Guest Password – 114952

    This is in the main hall
    Enter the door to your right in Main Hall.

    1. Welcome and roll call
    2. Review of minutes from February General membership meeting
    3. Change of dates for the clinical program in conjunction with HVN CARES about Bariatric Care (New date November 18th) Mercy College Rotunda
    4. Other programs
    A. Summer event Sunday June 12th Emmitt’s Castle
    B. Fall event in conjunction with NLN “Tricks, Treats and Technology” October 28 & 29th Mercy College Rotunda
    C. Discussion about next Membership Networking Brunch January/February 2017
    5. Candidates for Election
    A. President- Elect
    B. VP Pace
    C. VP Mercy
    D. Secretary
    E. Treasurer- Elect
    6. Changes in Bylaws
    7. Induction- to be held at Dominican College November 2016
    8. Committee Reports:
    A. Leadership
    B. Governance
    C. Research
    D. Finance
    E. Key Award

  • General Membership meeting and networking lunch

    Sima Theta Tau Zeta Omega-At-Large general membership meeting and networking lunch
    When: Saturday February 27th 11:45-2:30 PM
    Where: The '76 House
    110 Main St, Tappan, NY 10983
    Speaker: Berthilde Dufrene, Chief Nursing Officer at Office of NYS Mental Health - Correction Based Operations
    Cost $15 (Includes mimosa, salad, choice of entrée, dessert and coffee) Cash bar
    RSVP deadline February 19th
    Make out check to STTI Zeta Omega at Large Chapter
    Send check to Zeta Omega At Large Chapter
    PO Box 310
    Bronx NY 10465

    Karen Koziol RNC, MS
    Clinical Simulation Director
    Nursing Program
    Mercy College
    555 Broadway
    Dobbs Ferry NY 10522

    914 674-3074

  • 2015 Research Award Deadline is December 15, 2015

    Please see the form (Chapter Website "Resources" for the 2015 Zeta Omega Research Award proposal form

  • Zeta Omega At Large Chapter to award 4 Founders Scholarships

    Please check out the applications or scholarships posted under resources, in the file programs. The application deadline is October 15th 4 $1000 scholarships will be awarded at our induction ceremony November 1st 2015.

  • Dr. Renu Varughese has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship

    Zeta Omega At-Large Chapter is proud that one of our members Dr. Renu Abraham Varughese, tenured faculty at Mercy College Nursing Program was awarded an academic and professional excellence Fulbright scholarship, which will take place in South and Central Asia from 2015 to 2016. Dr. Varughese’s Fulbright project will examine the feasibility of designing and developing a culturally relevant assessment tool to improve health outcomes of nursing home residents in India.
    The Fulbright award is a prestigious international educational exchange program sponsored by the US government. Through binational partnerships with foreign governments, the Fulbright Scholarship Program sponsors U.S. and foreign participants for exchanges in all areas of endeavor, including the sciences, business, academe, public service, government, and the arts and continues to increase mutual understanding between the US and other countries. http://www.cies.org/

  • Scholarship applications and Research Award applications available

    Please check out the applications or scholarships posted under resources, in the file programs.

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