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Welcome to the Pi P
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thumbnail imageFormed on Apr 6, 2000, Pi Pi Chapter is the 398th chapter established at Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Our chapter is located at Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Blessing College is located in Quincy Illinois which is in west central Illinois along the Mississippi River.



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 Please check this website often for updates on coming events and other important Chapter activities and news!

Welcome 2018-2019 Chapter Leader Intern Jeanne Jimenez BSN, RN. Jeanne is the communicable disease nurse at the Adams County Health Department. Jeanne specializes in HIV medical case management along with HIV testing and prevention. Jeanne also works weekends at Carthage Memorial Hospital and is working on her MSN at Western Governors University. As chapter leader intern Jeanne will attend board meetings and learn the chapter leadership roles and participate in Pi Pi activities. Welcome Jeanne!



2018-2019 Pi Pi Chapter Board


Congratulations to our student Pi Pi Chapter spring 2018 award winners!
Michael Overstreet-Outstanding Student Performance in Clinical Practice and Katie Hull-Outstanding Student Performance in Leadership


Two Pi Pi Chapter Members featured for their senior project​​​​​​​

Two Pi Pi members Shayna Lowry and Jessica Pilant along with another student Christopher Doellman were featured in the hospital newsletter, Inside Blessing, for their Senior Leadership Change project. The class of 2018 presented its projects during the semi-annual Shining Stars even on May 2. To help patient's with dementia, they created a Fiddler's Mat featuring buttons, zippers and Velcro to give patients with dementia activities to distract them, reducing agitation with their new surroundings. Blessing's Volunteer Services department is seeking volunteers to make Fiddler's Mats from this template. Great work PiPi chapter members!


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Chapter News

  • PiPi Board Meeting

    ​The Next Board Meeting is October 19th at 11:30 in the Inside Conference Room at BRCN. The Conference Room just inside the BRCN front doors across from the Lobby Fireplace. All are welcome!​
  • Save the date-dinner and Movie November 6th.

    ​From the producer of American Nurse..DEFINING HOPE is a story about people weighing what matters most at the most fragile junctures in life, and the nurses who guide them. Plan to attend at ONE Event Center at 6pm​
  • Welcome Jeanne Jimenez 2018-2019 Chapter Leader Intern

    ​PiPi Chapter welcomes Jeanne Jimenez as our 2018-2019 Chapter Leader Intern. As chapter leader intern Jeanne will attend board meetings and PiPi functions to learn about chapter leadership roles. Welcome Jeanne!
  • PiPi Chapter Scholarship Winner

    ​PiPi Chapter has once again provided a scholarship to a BRCN student for 2018-2019 award year.
  • Research Grant Opportunity Met by Pi Pi Chapter

    ​At the March 2018 Pi Pi Board Meeting, Pi Pi Chapter members Gerri Buss, Jeanette White, and Sheila Capp were provided a $100 grant to complete the data entry process of their research study, "Effects of a Structured Home Care Interventional Program on Unplanned 30 Day Readmissions of Adult COPD Outpatients."
  • PiPi Supports BRCN Nursing Camps

    ​PiPi Chapter is pleased to once again support the BRCN Nursing camps for high school students to explore nursing. PiPi has made a donation to support the expense of the camps and will distribute a flyer on the topic of Sigma Theta Tau
  • 2018-2019 Chapter Officers Installed

    ​Today our Chapter Officers were installed for the 2018-2019 year. 
    Gerri Buss President
    Sheila Capp President Elect 
    Joan Ruhs Vice President
    Linda Burke Secretary
    Kathy Jochem Treasurer
    Lori Sprenger Leadership Succession
    Ben Thompson Leadership Succession
    Susan McReynolds Leadership Succession
    Josie Harris Governance Committee and Counselor
    Lacey Petersen Governance Committee and Counselor


    Thank-you to Susan McReynolds for her leadership for the past two years as PiPi President.​
  • Join PiPi Chapter on Facebook

    ​​​​​Active members join us on Facebook- PiPi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. (If you are an active member and can't access our Facebook page contact gerri.buss@blessinghealthsystem.org)

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