Future Chapter Meetings
February 7, 2017
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
March 7, 2017 Como Conference Room
Holyoke Medical Center
April 12, 2017 Scholarship Day
Log Cabin, Holyoke
April 22, 2017 Westfield State University
Chapter Charter Amendment Ceremony
May 9, 2017 Como Conference Room
Holyoke Medical Center
Beta Zeta at Large 2016 Induction Ceremony
On December 1st, 158 new members were inducted into our chapter
at American International College, Springfield MA.
Karen Rouseau PhD, RN welcomed inductees, families, friends and faculty.
Councilors that coordinated the induction process are seated from left:
Moira O'Shea MSN, RN (AIC), chapter president Nancy Thompson, Keynote speaker Marcia Scanlon,
Christine Schrauf, PhD, RN (Elms College) and Mary Ellen Burke MSN, RN (U Mass Amherst)
President of Beta Zeta at Large Nancy Thompson MSN, RN
spoke about the mission and opportunities associated with membership.
Keynote speaker Marcia Scanlon PhD, RN of Westfield State University
compared the characteristics of nursing students to Olympic athletes.
She cited their passion, resilience, teamwork, power of emotion and clear vision to accomplish their scholarly excellence.
Four happy Elms College inductees from left:
Inna Matishevsky, Samantha Licorci, chapter Webmaster Carolee Arsenault MSN, RN
Kayla Levereault, and Ilya Filistovich
Beta Zeta at Large Fall Program 2016
"Humor and Nursing"
Misch Whitacker, BS, 2007 graduate of UMass College of Nursing,
was the keynote speaker at the November 2016 Beta Zeta at Large Chapter Program.
Misch does improv comedy in the Boston area where she also works as an RN with the homeless.
Scholarship Day 2016
Keynote:Margaret Barton-Burke PhD, RN, FAAN
Beta Zeta at Large President: Nancy Thompson MS, RN
Chapter officer and American International College faculty:
Karen Rousseau PhD, RN presented her research
Jean Walachy presenting journalist Barbara Bernard
with the STTI Friend of Nursing Award
Jean Walachy, Communication committee member highlighted
Beta Zeta at Large activities at a local Rotary Club meeting.
Biennial Convention 2015 Las Vegas Nevada
From left: J. Walachy, K. Pereira, G. Bean, N. Thompson,
M. Hogan, S. Rucki, D. Zucker, P. Cumin
Donna Zucker PhD RN FAAN presents a study she co-authored
Whatever happens in Vegas....