Constance Hall, EdD, of Pine Bluff, will present research at the 30th International Nursing Research Congress of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing.

The event will be held at Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29, according to a news release.

Hall is the faculty graduate chair for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Capella University of Minneapolis, Minn.

She is also a member of the Pine Bluff Small Business Association, owner of NTown Delivery & Courier Service at Pine Bluff and a former nursing instructor at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, according to the release.

“Dr. Hall is presenting research on ‘Competency-Based Education (CBE): Leveraging Equity in Higher Education’,” according to the release. “Competency-based education (CBE) has the potential to be a powerful lever for access and equity in higher education. Integrating multiculturalism into CBE programs can further promote equitable outcomes. Students need to have the support for their unique perspective and respect for what they understand within the context of culture.”

With more than 25 years of nursing experience, Hall’s career includes nursing service administrative positions, faculty and academic leadership roles.

“She has demonstrated expertise in nursing education, curriculum development, and in her area of research which focuses on nursing students’ perceptions of stress producing situations,” according to the release.

“STTI is a professional nursing honor society organization that advances leadership and scholarship in practice, education, and research to enhance the health of all people,” according to the release.