Epsilon Rho Chapter of International Honor Society of Nursing

The Epsilon Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing is located in the Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

About the Chapter

Epsilon Rho was chartered on February, 1982 to foster the purposes of the Society which are to:

  • Strengthen the commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession
  • Recognize leadership qualities
  • Recognize superior achievement
  • Foster high professional standards
  • Encourage creative work

STTI Epsilon Rho: Message from the President

Epsilon Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International

Epsilon Rho chapter is based on the 6 principles of the honor society which are: Tradition, Scholarship, Courage, Honor, Leadership, and Excellence.

The Mission of the Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International is to support the learning and professional development of our members who strive to improve nursing care worldwide.

Kind Regards,

Professor Edwards-Hammond, RN, MSN, NP-C
President, Epsilon Rho Chapter
Fairleigh Dickinson University



  • President: Professor Novlette Edwards-Hammond
  • Vice President: Dr. Jeannie Couper
  • Secretary: ProfessorErin Graulich
  • Treasurer:Professor Andrew Fruhschiew
  • Faculty Counselor: Dr. Sylvia Colon Cabassa
  • Leadership Succession Committee Member: Dr. Alayne Fitzpatrick
  • Governance Chair: Dr. Patricia Ukaigwe
  • Leadership Succession Chair: Professor Hopemary Egbuonu
  • Governance Committee Member: Professor Mary Malloy