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Scholarship Day

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Theta Kappa Chapter, present Sister Madeleine Clemence Vaillot Scholarship Day. Held in honor of Sr. Vaillot, a Dominican nun, registered nurse, and the first dean of the college, the event showcases undergraduate and graduate nursing students' scholarship and research in a range of topics in nursing practice and health care. 

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing is dedicated to improving the health of people worldwide by increasing the scientific base of nursing practice. To achieve this goal, the society is committed to furthering the use of nursing research in health care delivery as well as in public policy. Members include nursing scholars committed to the pursuit of excellence in nursing practice, education, research, and leadership. 

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Each spring, College of Nursing and Health Sciences students create posters and make presentations about their research and scholarship.

Dates and details for Scholarship Day 2020 will be announced in Spring 2020.

Poster presentation assistance

All posters must be 36” x 48”. Presenters should provide their own trifold display board and clips.

The following site offers a template to assist you in preparing your own poster, as well as a service for purchasing a professionally prepared poster at a reasonable cost: