EVENTS - 2012/2013
Zeta Omicron Chapter - Service opportunities
- Through 9Health Fair and Student Nurses Association
Zeta Omicron Chapter continues to strive for another Chapter Key Award
During the past biennium, Zeta Omicron Chapter worked hard to meet the criteria for the Chapter Key Award. Hard work on this award paid off. As the chapter begins to work on and plan for another submission, we encourage you to become involved with the chapter in new ways. Are you interested in volunteering at one of the 9News Health Fairs? Are you willing to mentor a younger nurse? Would you like to volunteer to serve on the board of Zeta Omicron Chapter? Or, do you have other ideas on how to serve the chapter? Please contact our chapter President, Mary Jo Stanley at: Maryjo.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Phyllis Drennan was awarded the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Colorado College of Nursing. This award recognizes the lifetime nursing achievements Dr. Drennan.
Dr. Drennan began her nursing practice in 1948 upon graduation from the Jennie Emundson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She earned her BS in 1960, her MS from the University of Colorado in 1961. She also earned a certificate in institutional supervision and teaching from the University of Colorado.
Dr. Drennan practiced nursing in Colorado and Illinois, taught in several schools in Colorado and several mid-western states. Dr. Drennan was the Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Colorado from 1974 to 1981. During Dr. Drennan’s time at UNC, she was instrumental in starting Zeta Omicron Chapter. Zeta Omicron Chapter makes an annual monetary award “The Phyllis Drennan Award” to an outstanding UNC nursing graduate student.
Following her time at UNC, Dr. Drennan was Dean and Professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Nursing and as an assistant division director at the University Hospital and Clinics.
Dr. Drennan has been recognized for her contributions to Nursing and Nursing Education by the following: University of Missouri – Columbia; Zeta Omicron Chapter of STTI; University of Colorado School of Nursing to name just a few. Dr. Drennan remains an active volunteer in many organizations in Colorado.
Congratulations, Dr. Drennan!