Shepard selected for honor society
Rebecca Shepard has been elected to membership in Sigma Theta Tau International as an undergraduate student through Delta Chapter at the University of Kansas School of Nursing in Kansas City, Kan.
The honor society promotes nursing excellence through its initiatives in research, leadership, an electronic library, programming and publications, and develops and distributes nursing knowledge for use in practice.
Shepard received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the KU School of Nursing.
Membership to the honor society is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, and to nurse leaders who demonstrate exceptional achievement in nursing. The undergraduate must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale, be in the upper 35 percent of the graduating class, have completed at least one half of the nursing curriculum to qualify for membership and meet the expectation of academic integrity.