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Guam Honor Society for Nurses

Guam Honor Society for Nurses


Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nurses (STTI) is an honor society of nurse scholars and leaders recognized for their superior achievement, leadership qualities, high professional standards and commitment to the profession of nursing. In 1922 six nurses founded STTI at the Indiana University Training School for Nurses, now the Indiana University School of Nursing, in Indianapolis, Ind., USA. STTI has more than 130,000 active members. Members reside in more than 85 countries including USA.

The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is to support the learning, knowledge and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide.

The vision of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is to create a global community of nurses who lead in using knowledge, scholarship, service and learning to improve the health of the world’s people.

The UOG School of Nursing received approval from STTI to form an honor society for nurses in Guam which is named the Guam Honor Society for Nurses (GHSN). With the commitment and passion of our charter members from different organizations and Institutions of this beautiful Island GHSN is working forward towards the mission and vision of this honor society for nurses.

Charter Members are:

Anna Varghese: President (UOG)

Dorothy Lou Manglona: Vice-President (GCC)

Adrian Medina : Secretary (GMH)

Teo Cruz : Treasurer ( APNLC)

Dr. Margaret Hattori : Member (UOG)

Richie Recomono: Member (GMH)

Bryan Bansil: Member (GMH)

Layla Story: Student member (UOG)

Fides Batac: Student member (UOG)

Gizzele Valencia: Student member (UOG)

Rivalyn Duenas: Student member (UOG)


How to apply:

Membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing.  Submit a CV to by e-mail to guamhsn@gmail.com for review and approval.