History of Xi Kappa

The History of Xi Kappa At-Large

·        Originally Red River Valley Nursing Society

o   May 18, 1991 – Induction Ceremony for the Society was held with Ada Sue Hinshaw, PhD, RN, FAAN, Keynoter

§  79 new members joined & 34 members of other chapters

o   March 1993 – site visit by Sigma Theta Tau

§  Petition presented to the 1993 Sigma Theta Tau Biennial Convention in Indianapolis, IN to become a chapter

o   December 1993 – Received acceptance as a chapter & designee of the Honor Society


·        Xi Kappa At- Large

o   May 7, 1994 – Officially chartered as a National Chapter permitted to use the official key & seal of the Society

§  270 members were inducted

§  Became the 344th National Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International