Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Mu Chapter

Kappa Mu is the local chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, an international professional organization supporting nursing excellence.

The Kappa Mu chapter has been in operation for over 30 years, and Sigma celebrated 100 years in 2021!

Our chapter goal is to support members in their nursing practice, research, scholarship, and service goals and to achieve nursing excellence in our service area.

Not yet a member? Learn more about the benefits of joining Kappa Mu:

Ready to join the prestigious Kappa Mu chapter of Sigma? Contact us today by emailing Jen Timm, Chapter President, at!

Already a member? Please login to Kappa Mu to view upcoming member meetings and opportunities, along with member benefits. The "Resources" tab will allow you to view the Library and all Kappa Mu chapter documents.


Nursing students are encouraged to apply for one of our Kappa Mu scholarships to assist with funding a creative activity, project, or advancing nursing education.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  2. Applicants must be a current Kappa Mu member or eligible for induction into Kappa Mu prior to graduation.

The deadline for applications (PDF) is March 31.

Did you know there are other scholarships available to Sigma members? Learn more about additional scholarship opportunities.


Check out this year's Kappa Mu chapter calendar to be up to date on upcoming events.

Building a Culture of Innovation

Scroll through a presentation (PDF) about building a culture of innovation by Bonnie Clipper, DNP, RN, MA, MBA, CENP, FACHE.

Bonnie is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow and ASU/AONE Executive Fellow in Health Care Innovation Leadership Alumni.

International Year of the Nurse & Midwife Celebration

A celebration of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife was held Oct. 19, 2020, with presenter Sonja Meiers, PhD, APRN, CNS, PHN, AGCNS-BC who highlighted "Florence Nightingale and Care of the Family" on Zoom.

View the celebration recording: