Department of Nursing Professional Organizations & Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, provides leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research to enhance the health of all people. We support the learning and professional development of our members who strive to improve nursing care worldwide.

Membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing.

For complete information, visit the Sigma Theta Tau International web site at

For information on meeting locations, dates, and times for the local Kappa Zeta-at-Large chapter, please visit:

For more information about the Sigma Theta Tau chapter at Saint Joseph's College, please contact:

Kappa Zeta-at-Large

There are local chapters of members in the individual states and throughout the world. In the state of Maine, there are two chapters. In Southern Maine there is The Kappa Zeta at Large Chapter which includes members from the University of Southern Maine, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine and the University of New England, Westbrook campus. Monthly meetings are held and social events are planned.

For information on meeting locations, dates, and times, please visit the Chapter's web site at:

ANA Maine

The American Nurses Association-Maine (ANA-MAINE) is part of the federation of Constituent Member Associations (CMAs) of the American Nurses Association. Therefore, your membership in ANA-MAINE becomes part of an influential and effective national network of registered nurses who impact the nursing profession.

When you join ANA-MAINE, you join with nurses around the country in speaking with one strong voice on behalf of your profession and health care. Together we can make a difference! As a full member - you are a full voting member in ANA-MAINE and the American Nurses Association and entitled to valuable products and benefits that help you. For more information please go to:

Organization of Maine Nurse Executives (OMNE)

Saint Joseph's College Department of Nursing Memberships
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)


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