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LaShawn Brownlee, MSN, APRN, A-GNP-C

Chapter President

Greetings from the Desk of Nu Phi Chapter, Inc. President,


  • Welcome to the new website for Nu Phi Chapter, Inc. ~ Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.

  • Nu Phi Chapter, Inc. celebrates 20 years of "Service for Humanity" within the Lake County region.

  • Chi Eta Phi nurses are devoted, dedicated and compassionate about  health promotion and disease prevention.

  • As a professional nursing organization, we sponsor nursing scholarships, continuing education workshops and community outreach initiatives.  

  • We are a small professional nursing organization  in Waukegan, Illinois on the North Shore of Lake County.

  • Feel free to navigate our site, make comments for improvement, or contact us with questions and concerns.

  • If you are a professional nurse and are interested in health promotion and  community-focused activities, please contact us via email or by phone.





"Service for Humanity"



Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. is a national sorority of registered professional nurses and nursing students.  Ms. Aliene C. Ewell organized the sorority on October 16, 1932 with the assistance of 11 other courageous registered nurses.  The charter chapter, Alpha was organized at Freedman's Hospital in Washington D.C. for two specific purposes:  elevating the plane of nursing and increasing interest in the field of nursing.


There are over 8,000 registered nurses and nursing students in graduate and undergraduate (Beta) chapters grouped into five regions according to geographic areas.  The chapters are located throughout the United States, District Columbia, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Island and Hawaii.


Guided by the motto "Service for Humanity", the Sorority has programs focusing on health promotion/disease prevention, leadership development, mentoring, recruitment and retention and scholarships.  These programs fulfull the mission of the Sorority. 


Nu Phi Chapter was chartered in 1995 by Ms. Darlene Williams and 11 others at Greater Faith Baptist Church in Waukegan, Illinois.  Two of the original chartering members are still active in the chapter.

Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.



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