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Gamma Delta is the STTI chapter for the nursing program at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. This site provides you with an opportunity to network with chapter members, upload photos, share documents, participate in chapter discussions, and learn about chapter events. Log-in above to take advantage of all this site has to offer.

Site of member induction 2012, Valcour Conference Center

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Spring Events

Gamma Delta,

Spring events are lining up! Next week join us for a presentation on Biannual Convention by Tami Pobocik and Noreen Houck, followed by a business meeting (review chapter goals, officer reports, and plan spring events). Below is our schedule of spring events. I hope to see you there!

Noreen Houck, Chapter President

Next Week!

What: Report on Biannual Convention and Business Meeting
When: Wednesday, February 12, 5:00 pm
Where: SUNY Plattsburgh Hawkins Hall room 207
RSVP: Tracey Tavano, 420-3288 or email aubi2139@plattsburgh.edu

What: Joint Dinner Meeting on Medical Home
When: Wednesday, March 12, 5:00 pm
Where: Butcher Block Restaurant, Rt 3, Plattsburgh
RSVP: by March 5, 2014 to Tracey Tavano, 420-3288 or email aubi2139@plattsburgh.edu

What: Nurses Day Celebration
When: Wednesday, May 7
Where: TBA


What: Annual Business Meeting
When: TBA
Where: TBA

Gamma Delta Chapter Recognized for Regional Excellence!

Gamma Delta Chapter will be recognized at the Biannual Convention this November in the Showcase of Regional Excellence. The chapter responded to the President's Call to Action in the area of Creating Your Legacy! Great Job Gamma Delta. See our Certificate in the file link attached and our submission on the SRE webpage through the Society page.
SRE - Creating Your Legacy (2).pdf


Gamma Delta Celebrates New Member Induction

The induction ceremony this past Sunday featured our own David Curry, RN, ANP, PhD, as our speaker. He shared is journey in nursing as “Nursing: it’s not just a job, it’s an adventure!” The Valcour Conference Center provided awesome views of the lake and autumn foliage as a backdrop to our ceremony. Chapter president, Noreen Houck acknowledged  specific member accomplishments. First, our founding school, SUNY Plattsburgh, achieved CCNE Accreditation for a full 10 years without restriction. The school has a new Nursing Arts Manager, April Davis, RN, MS.  Nancy Scanlan, MS, APRN was promoted to Associate Professor, at SUNY Plattsburgh.  Tami Pobocik, PhD, RN, Treasurer, completed her Doctoral degree through Capella University.  Anne Bongiorno, PhD, APRN, BS, CNE, chapter vice-president, has a new article in press on Academic Misconduct in the Online Journal of Nursing Education, and is the lead faculty for a three-week study abroad experience in Oaxaca, Mexico. Shannon Hanshaw, MS, RN, CNE, completed certification as a Certified Nurse Educator. We recognized the retirement of newly married and dedicated chapter board members David Curry and Debbie Zinser.

Send us your good news so we can give a shout out to Tracey Tavano, chapter secretary, at: Email: Aubi2139@plattsburgh.edu, Call/Text: (518) 420-3288. Please leave your contact information.

New Members! Gamma Delta welcomes the following new members to the Society and Chapter! Show your support with words of welcome:

Donna Brault, Suzanne LaBorde, Terrie Armbruster, Emily Bloomfield, Racheal Ciota, Elisa Colon, Healther  Cordle, Diane Ellmers, Anna Fort, Michelle Hartwell, Manpreet Kaur, Laura Muhammad, Meredith Perz, Maureen Watson, Lindsey Aubin, Meaghan Averill, Kelley Cabrera, Sadie DeCoste, Amy Douglas, Katelyn Edwards, Leah Fertig, Britney Haase, TaylerKeniston, Kelsey Lamando, Moira Nugent, Larissa O’Neil, Kelly Pavilaitis, Cassandra Seifert, Alissa Shinder, Elizabeth Simons, Emily Steil, Azaliah Toutfest.


Gamma Delta Chapter Leadership 2013-2014

    President, Noreen Houck
    Vice president, Anne Watson Bongiorno
    Secretary, Tracey Tavano
    Treasurer, Tami Pobocik
    Counselor, JoAnn Gleeson-Kreig
    Membership involvement, Kathleen Carey
    Leadership Succession, Jill Folsom (chair) & Julie Brunell (member)
    Governance Chair, Judy Baksi
    Archivist, David Curry
    Members at large, Debbie Zinser & Anna Liem 

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5th Annual Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice symposium

Follow this link to registration and program materials to the Research Symposium, November 14-15, Colchester, Vermont

Regional Excellence Award!

Gamma Delta Chapter is recognized for outstanding achievement for the Presidential Call to Action - Creating Your Legacy.

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