Welcome to the Xi Chi website!
Xi Chi is the Millersville University local chapter for Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the Honor Society of Nursing. This site is one of many resources available to members of this prestigious and global network of nurses. Through the Xi Chi chapter website, you can network with chapter members and leadership, participate in chapter discussions and learn about upcoming events. 

On April 28, 1996, Millersville University held its first induction ceremony for the Xi Chi chapter of STTI with 58 nurses inducted. Now in our 25th year, the chapter continues to grow and on December 1, 2020, we held our annual induction ceremony welcoming another 36 members to the organization. Congratulations to all of our members including our newest inductees, for their leadership and excellence in academia.


Since Florence Nightingale, nurses have recognized the complex relationship between health and a multitude of social and environmental factors like poverty and pollution or conflict and poor sanitation. While the well-being of humanity and the planet are in jeopardy, nurses around the world are leading initiatives that promote health and sustainability through their holistic approach and patient-centered care. Learn more and engage in digital activism by visiting these related links:

Take the Big Blue Marble Quiz
: Discover how the rest of the world may shape what you do and how you think.
Global Citizen:
 a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030. 
Sigma Global Initiatives: opportunities to connect with others from around the world and participate in leadership and advancement on a global scale.
ACT NOW: the United Nations campaign for individual action on climate change and sustainability.
Using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for identifying problems and promoting solutions, Sigma chapters select certain goals important to their membership and plan activities relevant to their priorities. For more information about the UN SDG.

Xi Chi Chapter Goals: In December 2020, we identified the top four United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of interest to our membership:1. Good Health & Well-being (SDG #3), 2. Reducing Inequalities (SDG #10), 3. Zero Hunger (SDG #2), and 4. Clean Water and Sanitation (SDG #6)
Health – United Nations Sustainable Development Reduce inequality within and among countries – United Nations Sustainable  Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger – United Nations Sustainable Development Water and Sanitation – United Nations Sustainable Development


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Chapter News

  • Xi Chi Organizes for Students

    This fall the Xi Chi Chapter of STTI rallied for students in need. We want to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributed towards our goal of donating 100 boxes of feminine hygiene products to the Hub. For students at Millersville struggling to make ends meet, the Hub is a place where they can access free food and other necessities. Thanks to your generosity, this helps students avoid difficult decisions like whether to buy the basics like FHP or purchase required course materials, enabling them to focus on success in the classroom and beyond.
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  • Positive Energy Conference-Ecocentric Healthcare

    Join others from the broader healthcare community to analyze and discuss the impact of health care on our environment as wel as solutions moving forward.

  • 2022 WellSpan Evidence Based Practice and Research Conference Collaborative

    Call for abstracts remains open until 12/28/21. Take advantage of this great opportunity to present at the next WellSpan evidence-based conference collaborative.
    CFA Flyer
  • Wehrheim School of Nursing Newsletter

    Enjoy the 2021 Fall Newsletter. Download your copy of our latest edition at: https://www.millersville.edu/nursing/nursing-archive.php
  • Save-the Date for the 16th annual WellSpan Health Collaborative EBP and Nursing on 4/20/2022

    Collaborative Conference Planning Partners for this conference include: Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster, Millersville University Wehrheim School of Nursing, York College of Pennsylvania the Stabler Department of Nursing, and Eta Eta and Xi Chi Chapters of Sigma Theta Tau International.

    Directions for submitting an abstract or manuscript are available in the attached "call for abstracts" and online at http://content.wellspan.org/nursingresearchday/

    There are also great resources to inform you about “how to” write an abstract and judging guidelines available at the link above. These resources include:
    • Preparing Your EBP Abstracts
    • Preparing Your Research Abstract
    • How to have Your Abstract Accepted for Presentation
    Registration for the conference will open in late January 2022.
  • Xi Chi Celebrates 25 years

    This year, Sigma Theta Tau International recognized Xi Chi, the Millersville chapter of the nursing honor society. View the letter and certificate from the President and CEO of Sigma.
  • MU 2021 Newsletter

    Download your edition of the MU Nursing Newsletter. Read the Spring and Fall 2021 Newsletters by visiting the link below:

  • Help Those in Need!

    In keeping with one of chapter-selected Sustainable Development Goals (No Hunger), we are collecting donations for the Millersville University Campus Cupboard.  Many students are food and housing insecure -- this vital service provides nourishment and other vital supplies to these students.  Information to donate is included on the Distinguished Lecture Flyer (see in Upcoming Events).
  • Stay Connected with Xi Chi on Facebook

    We want to encourage each of our members to engage with our Chapter in a few ways.  First, please "like" us on Facebook!  Search Xi Chi Chapter of Sigma and it will pop up! 

  • Congratulations to 2020 Inductees

    On December 1, 2020, Xi Chi held there annual induction ceremony for Millersville University. Thirty-six new nurses joined this prestigious organization, strengthening our global network of nurse leaders and advocates.
  • New Board of Directors Elected

    In October 2020, the Xi Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau elected a new Board of Directors to oversee local operations and activities.

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