Professional Societies

Professional Societies

Stay in touch with classmates, become a mentor, build your network and get involved with causes that matter to you through these professional societies.

Nursing Alumni Group

The Nursing Alumni Group connects friends and classmates who are passionate about making a difference in your community. Build long-lasting relationships with your colleagues and those you serve. Contact Cindy Hunting ( to learn more.

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society 

Sentara College of Health Sciences’ Chi Kappa Chapter of the STTI Nursing Honor Society is actively seeking nurse leader members who will help create an environment that will support the values of professional nursing— knowledge, scholarship, service, and learning.

Nurse leaders can help make a difference in our community, using their knowledge, experience, and caring attitudes. The goal of this organization is to foster a collaborative spirit between nursing professionals, nursing students, and the communities where we practice.
Eligible Nurse Leaders: An eligible nurse leader is a registered nurse, legally recognized to practice in their country with a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field, and has demonstrated achievement in nursing. To apply, nurse leaders must submit an application, a resume, and two letters of recommendation.

Current STTI Members: If you are already a member of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), you may become a member of the Sentara College of Health Sciences’ Chi Kappa Chapter by paying the $26 annual dues. Find more information here.

Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals

The Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals (SICP) is hosted by the Cardiovascular Technology Invasive and Cardiac Electrophysiology Departments of Sentara College. This chapter of SICP was created for professionals in eastern Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland, and northeast North Carolina.

Membership benefits include invitations to educational opportunities from local and national experts, professional conferences, and dinner lectures. There are additional opportunities to meet and speak with other colleagues from various hospitals around our community.

Anyone working in Invasive Cardiology can become a member. Annual dues are $50. Meetings are held three times per year.

Visit the SICP website to learn more about this opportunity and how you can benefit from a membership.

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