For immediate release: Nov. 14, 2006

GALVESTON, Texas — The 1,777-member Alpha Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society of nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, will induct new members in a ceremony on Friday, Dec. 1. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Levin Hall. More than 160 inductees have been invited to the ceremony.

Graham J. McDougall Jr., a professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Texas at Austin, will be the guest speaker. McDougall is a gerontological nurse practitioner whose area of interest is research in cognitive aging.

The Alpha Delta Chapter is observing its 41st anniversary at UTMB this year.

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