Congratulations to the 2015 Sigma Theta Tau Rho Chapter Award Winners

The nursing honor society also welcomed dozens of new members during its annual ceremony.
The new members of STTIExcellence in nursing leadership, service, practice and education was celebrated during Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Rho Chapter’s new member induction and awards ceremony. Held at the Michigan Union, the event welcomed the next generation of nursing leaders with the induction of more than 90 new members. Membership is by invitation to undergraduate and graduate nursing students who exhibit excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders who demonstrate outstanding achievement in nursing. 

2015 Award Winners

Dr. Milisa Manojlovich

Excellence in Nursing Education:
Richard W. Redman, PhD, RN, Professor Emeritus
Nominated by: Shake Ketafian, EdD, RN, FAAN
Excellence in Nursing Leadership:
Candia Baker Laughlin, MS, RN-BC
Nominated by: Mary Sue Webb, BSN, RN
Excellence in Nursing Research:
Milisa Manojlovich, PhD, RN, CCRN
Nominated by:  Majorie McCullagh, PhD, RN, PH CNS-BC, COHN-S, FAAOHN, FAAN
Distinguish Service:
Mary Joan Kocan, MSN, RN
Nominated by: Deborah Price, DNP, RN
Student Leadership:
Alexandrea Garbus, BSN
Nominated by: Meghan Conger
Student Mentorship
Emily Rice
Nominated by: Elizabeth Brough, PhD, RN
Nursing Research Grant Awards:
Lisa Hoyland-Domenico, BSN, RN, PhD(c)
"Problem Recognition and Treatment Seeking within the Alcohol Disorders:
Self-schemas as the Cognitive Foundations"
Barbara Freeland, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CDE
Cindy Fenske, DNP, RN, CNE
"Providing Nursing Students with Experiential Learning Opportunities to
Increase Knowledge and Improve Attitudes Toward People Living with

Additional Photos

Student Imani Watkins receives honor cords from Dr. Jessie Casida



Additional photos from the event are on UMSN's Facebook page. Please note that you do not have to have a Facebook account to view the images.