Chartering Chapter Press Release Template

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Local School to Charter Chapter of International Nursing Honor Society

(CITY, STATE, PROVINCE, COUNTRY) - The (College/University) Nursing Honor Society has been approved and will be chartered as an official chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) on (date) at (time).

(Chapter President or other Chartering Ceremony Leader) will conduct the chartering ceremony at the (location).

Approval for the (chapter name) Chapter was granted at the STTI biennial convention, (date), in (location).

Membership in STTI is by invitation and is extended to undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and professional nurses who have demonstrated superior scholastic, leadership and nursing achievements.

STTI is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Founded in 1922, has more than 135,000 members, which include practicing nurses, instructors, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and others.

The honor society’s more than 515 chapters are located at institutions of higher education throughout the United States, as well as in Brazil, Canada, Colombia, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, United States of America, and Wales.

Some (# of inductees) nurse leaders and students will be inducted as charter members in this group.

Officers to be installed are:
(list name and officer titles)

Following the chartering ceremony, a reception will be held at (location).

Dignitaries who will be participating in the event include (name, title).


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