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Welcome to your Kappa Lambda Chapter website!
Kappa Lambda was chartered at Otterbein University in April 1988 as the 249th chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. We celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2013. The chapter is a member of the Central Ohio Consortium of Sigma Theta Tau chapters that provides two CE programs a year. See the news and events for programs and activities of Kappa Lambda and the consortium. We would like you to take part in these events and interact with members of the consortium.

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Otterbein University was founded 1847 as a liberal arts institution.
Second institution of higher education in the U.S. to admit
women equally with men. The nursing program accepted its 
first students in 1978. 

         
Towers Hall is the center of Otterbein        The Science Center in 2010 replaced a
University and was built in 1870 after           1950s one. The Department of Nursing
the initial academic building was                  is housed on several floors in the 2008
destroyed by fire.
                                    renovated 1919 building on the right. 
    

 
25th anniversary plague given to chapter at the
2015 STTI convention.

Regional Excellence Awards from STTI for the 2013-2015 Biennium 

  


The chapter was awarded all four awards: Servant Leadership, Connectedness, Gratitude, 
Transformation. These were established by STTI in response to international President Klopper's
Call to Action for the biennium. Thank you to all members who supported these efforts.

     Central Ohio Consortium, Founders' Day, October 12, 2015

                                  
 Dr. Bernadette Melnyk, Dean of the             Barb Kerr, Leslie Justice, Trudy Mason,
 College of Nursing, Ohio State     
Ruth Chavez of Kappa Lambda
University, spoke on "Improving Health
Care Quality and Reducing Costs with
Evidence-based Practice."

        
Hosting of the four chapters of the           Silent auction to support survivors of
Central Ohio Consortium by Epsilon   human trafficking.

New Board and Committee members installed July 7, 2015

     
 Mary McKelvey, Lauren Jackson, Joy Charlene Seevers and Shannon Elder
Shoemaker, Trudy Mason, Mary Ann
Burnam, Karen Hughes, Leslie Justice.

Central Ohio Consortium, Spring Research Symposium, April, 2015

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April 16, 2015, the Central Ohio Consortium had its spring research symposium hosted 
by Mount Carmel College of Nursing. Officers, faculty, and students presented their
research posters before the dinner. Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, from Case Western University
and director of the QSEN Institute presented "Systems Thinking: the Key to Quality 
and Safety." as a continuing education offering. Members of Kappa Lambda were present.

Discussions

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Chapter News

  • Save the Dates: Chapter Meetings & Induction

    Future Chapter Meetings (all members invited)
    Tuesday, March 13, 3:15-5 pm, Science 243, Otterbein
    Tuesday, May 8, 3:15-5 pm, Science 243, Otterbein

    Spring Induction (all members invited - more info TBA)
    Saturday, March 24, 2-4 pm, The Point, Otterbein
  • The Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository

    Visit www.nursingrepository.org and select the "Get Started" tab. The repository is free for faculty and students to preserve, organize, and share approved student work of capstones, theses, and undergraduate papers, and faculty work.
  • "Student Central"

    Select this site for career advice, free online courses, networking, nursing products, and more. www.nursingsociety.org/Student

Upcoming Events


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International Events

Induction Ceremony March 24, 2018

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2018 Inductees
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Induction Ceremony 2018
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Refreshments
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Promise House Donations
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Dr. Barta
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The Pledge