The Alpha Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society is pleased to announce the induction of 59 new members from the University of South Carolina. 36 undergraduate and 23 graduate students accepted invitations and were inducted on Sunday September 27, 2015. Welcoming remarks were delivered by Dean Jeannette Andrews followed by the induction address delivered by Associate Dean Kathleen LaSala. The event was presided over by the chapter President Ellen Synovec. with reception following the event. Sigma Theta Tau is the second largest nursing organization in the world with over 135,000 members. Membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students, who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. The Alpha Xi Chapter is one of the oldest chapters and will be celebrating its 50 year anniversary in 2016.