Welcome to the Omicron Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International!
We are proud to be the Nursing Honor Society associated with the University of Phoenix
and have about 2,000 active members around the world.

Happy Summer Omicron Delta members!

I am thrilled to be here as your new President and I am very much grateful for the warm welcome I have received from the Omicron Delta Board. It is truly a great honor to serve as the next President for Omicron Delta. I want to thank Antoinette Dziedzic for her commitment and leadership to Omicron Delta over these past two years and her prior officer engagements.

While Dean of Nursing at the University of Phoenix, the nurse leader at the Tucson campus, Ela Joy Lehrman, started the journey for UOP to start a Sigma Chapter. With her efforts and those of nursing faculty the Omicron Delta chapter was inaugurated in 1998. I have kept actively engaged in the chapter in various roles including as its Treasurer for multiple years. I am proud now to serve as its President for the next two years.

I now see the chapter continuing on the journey set by Antoinette, the current board and the prior leadership of Omicron Delta. I see a very bright future ahead for Omicron Delta because we are building on the strength and excellence of our prior leadership and commitments made by the leadership. However, it is going to take each of us working as a team doing what we can to make the chapter stronger. This engagement is not just for the officers of Omicron Delta, but for each member of the chapter.

Let us race to a bright future because there are many opportunities that lie ahead. We are all part of the team and one community, focused on the goals of chapter success.

As we embark on a new “biennium” for the chapter, I hope that we can achieve further and new engagement by the active members and reignite the inactive members to enhance the success of the chapter. As given by Sigma’s call to action, let us Represent Sigma and Omicron Delta by engaging and reaching out to all those affiliated with Omicron Delta. I look forward to working with you and the chapter over the next two years. 

With much Love, Courage and Honor...

Antoinette has been critical to our success in the past few years and her contributions have played a major role in the success of the chapter.  Thank you for your leadership and vision. You are the reason for our continued success. It will be tough to follow in your shoes. Yet, you, and our prior leaders, have created the momentum to assure Omicron is successful. Your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more.

Thank you for making Omicron Delta one of the best chapters within Sigma.

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Chapter Events

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Continuing Education ... Free CEs...More available in our Omicron Delta CE library and Collaborative CE library.

Bridging the Gap for Breastfeeding Dyads with Special Circumstance

August 1, 2024
The Phi Gamma, Omicron Delta, & Nu Xi at-large Chapters, in collaboration with Our Lady of Fatima University, are very excited to welcome….
Maria Julita SJ Sibayan, PhD, RN, IBCLCManager & Content Creator Baby Dudu Docs: Child Health & Breastfeeding Care Specialists; Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Adventist University of the Philippines, Silang, Cavite, Philippines

Omicron Delta is having a "Book Share" evening

When:   Jul 17, 2024 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM (PT)
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Passport Program ... share the journey

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"Footsteps through 2024" An active/experiential journey that awards you for your engagement, educational pursuits and service. All information shared on our Passport page.

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.Begins: January 15

Destination: December 15

.....Find ways to build connections with members for lasting relationships
.....Track your personal footsteps to win prizes and recognition, when you attend CEU seminars, awareness focus chats and participate in volunteer service initiatives.
.....The more footsteps you complete, the more swag you will be awarded!

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Chapter Meetings

First Monday monthly ... 12:00 - 1:00 PM (Pacific)
Please go our volunteer page for more information and to connect with the Committee Chair.

Fourth Wednesday monthly ... 5:00 - 6:30 PM (Pacific)
Please go our volunteer page for more information and to connect with the Committee Chair.

First Monday bi-monthly ... 5:00 - 6:00 PM (Pacific)
Please go our volunteer page for more information and to connect with the Committee Chair.

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Kindness Campaign
The campaign involves giving business card recognition to those who demonstrate gestures of kindness. It is the hope of Omicron Delta that we will make a difference in creating a kinder, gentler, more caring world. If you wish to give out Kindness Campaign cards, click the pdf template links on our Kindness Campaign page.
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A Million Thanks
A Million Thanks provides support and appreciation to our active and veteran military men and women through sending letters and granting betterment of life wishes, as well as providing higher education scholarships to their children. Our Million Thanks webpage will share how to get started. We would love for our Omicron Delta members to make a difference to those that are giving so much.

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Providing homemade hats to children and elderly in need. Information
Providing homemade blankets to children in need. Information
Promotion of access to clean water worldwide. Information

Omicron Delta receives 9th Key Award

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It is with great pride and excitement that I announce that the Omicron Delta Chapter will be an 9-time recipient of the Chapter Key Award at the upcoming Biennial Convention!

The Chapter Key Award, established in 1991, honors Sigma chapters that excel in chapter-related activities such as:

  • Membership recruitment and retention
  • Publicity and programming
  • Professional and leadership development
  • Local, national, and international collaboration

This award is possible because of many dedicated members, striving for excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. I hope this information motivates you to continue to Renew your commitment to Sigma. I know that this recognition Rejuvenates my spirit to continue the amazing work of the chapter.

BE BOLD and proud of your accomplishments!

With Much Love, Courage, and Honor...
Antoinette Dziedzic, PhD., MSN, RN

Omicron Delta President 2022-2024
If you are not currently a member of our Nursing Honor Society,
we would be honored to have you visit our Sigma membership page  for information. 
There are two ways to become a member ... as a student or as a nurse professional.
Nurse Professionals may apply here.
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What it means to be a member of our Chapter...

Thank you to all our members, our leaders and to the University of Phoenix for 25 amazing years!


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35th International Research Congress

25-28 July 2024 | Singapore 6-8 August 2024 | Virtual

Join Sigma in Singapore to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research.
Congress Theme: Sharing Insights, Advancing Care: Disseminating Nursing Research and Evidence for the Future...Program Outcomes: Learners will report an increase in their nursing knowledge, skill, or overall practice; Learners will report that the conference helped meet their personal goal for attending.