Apr 25, 2006    #087
Contact: Noemi Rojas
(816) 235-1520

UMKC nursing school to install new honor society members April 29

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Nursing will install its newest members into the Lambda Phi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). The 16th annual installation is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 29 at Pierson Auditorium in the UMKC University Center, 5100 Rockhill Road.

STTI is nursing’s only honor society. Lamdba Phi is the UMKC chapter of STTI. The organization promotes scholarship, inquiry, leadership, quality in nursing practice, education, research, and administration. Members include undergraduate nursing students, graduate nursing students, and practicing RNs.

Lambda Phi inductees for 2006 are: Dana Robin Alberts; Paula Lynne Barnes; Aleasie S Branch; Stephanie L. Daniels; Brook Farrell; Frances D. Flynt; Janeen C. Gaul; Amy Carol; Gibson-Bebee; Kristi L. Gordon; Erin E. Gorham; Tracy L. Gray; Jessica Hargrave; Sally Elizabeth Harris; Laura Hediger; Y’Vonda Darlene Holmes; Sheryl Irvin; Amanda King; Michelle Kinsella; Jessica Kirk; Rick Klingensmith; Theresa Lepe; Bryan Logan; Meghan Macy; Fareena Nazir; Deborah Nichols; Emily Ohmes; Kristi Ott; Melanie Pepper; Brenda Rowe; Laura Sanders; Dawn Michelle Schwartz; Patricia St. Louis; Addyssa Thompson; Cara Vaughn; Carly Western; Kary Anne Weybrew; and Carolyn White.

Chapter officers are president Eric Roberts, vice president Kristin Lee; treasurer Vicki Keck, and counselors Mary Kinnaman and Teri Thompson.

For information on becoming a member of Lambda Phi or people who want to nominate someone for membership, send e-mail to or visit

The UMKC School of Nursing offers a wide range of clinical experiences, research and specialty opportunities. Affiliated clinical facilities include Truman Medical Center, Children's Mercy Hospital and nearly 100 community-wide facilities in the Kansas City metro area. For more information about the UMKC School of Nursing, please visit:

UMKC, one of four University of Missouri campuses, is a public university serving more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UMKC engages with the community and economy based on a three-part mission: visual and performing arts, health sciences and urban affairs.

This information is available to people with speech or hearing impairments by calling Relay Missouri at (800) 735-2966 (TT) or (800) 735-2466 (voice).



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