Honor Society of Nursing


Sigma is an international nursing honor society that was founded in 1922 by six nursing students at Indiana University. It is dedicated to improving the health of people worldwide.

The vision of Sigma is focused on leadership to create a global community of nurses who lead in using scholarship, knowledge, and technology to improve the health of the world's people.

The Mu Delta chapter of Sigma is housed at Sacred Heart University. Membership is available to students based on GPA and class rank.

  • Undergraduate students may be admitted after completion of 50% of the nursing credits, with a minimum 3.0 GPA and ranked in the upper third of the class
  • Graduate students* (Master’s and Doctorate) may be admitted after completion of 25% of the nursing credits with a 3.5 GPA.
  • Nurse leaders must have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field and demonstrate achievement in nursing.

*Students in graduate programs who are registered nurses, legally recognized to practice in their country and have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field, shall be eligible to be considered as a Nurse Leader at any point in the program.

You can find more information about Sigma at www.sigmanursing.org/.

Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository

Henderson RepositoryThe Henderson Repository is a free, online service that collects, preserves, and disseminates digital materials related to all aspects of nursing research.

The Henderson Repository differs from a research database in that, while the Henderson Repository may contain previously published items in accordance with publisher/journal self-archiving policies, it will also contain previously unpublished items. These resources include, but are not limited to:

  • Conference papers/presentation slides
  • Datasets
  • Dissertations
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice final projects
  • Faculty-created learning objects
  • Technical reports
  • Theses

Non-STTI and STTI members can use the e-repository at no charge.

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