Help us Foster Literacy with the Imagination Library

As your chapters begin planning spring semester events and fundraising activities, we encourage you to consider joining us in this year’s Student Leadership Service Project: The Imagination Library. The Imagination Library was launched in 1995 by Dolly Parton and fosters … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why You Should Run for Student Leadership

Last year when I arrived in Minneapolis, MN, for the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention I remember arguing with myself: Me? In Student Leadership? Sure, I’m a member in my share of honor societies and extracurricular clubs—key word there, … Continue reading

Sweet Fundraising Ideas: Holiday Candy-Grams

Holidays often are great sources of inspiration for organizations. Whether it’s for planning a chapter holiday party or as a way to organize an event, holidays can be a great way to raise money for your chapter’s various needs. One … Continue reading

Recreation through Reading and Writing

Following last year’s inaugural blog contest’s success, the Midwestern Region once again put out a call for blog submissions reflecting on the Sigma Tau Delta 2017 International Convention theme: Recreation. Blogs flooded in, illustrating reading and writing’s roles in personal … Continue reading

Fostering Literacy: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

One key aspect of Sigma Tau Delta’s Mission Statement is serving society by fostering literacy. With over 880 active chapters in the Society, we have the potential to make an incredible impact upon international literacy efforts. Every academic year Sigma … Continue reading

Six Degrees of Almost Famous Women

Announced during convention season this year, Megan Mayhew Bergman’s Almost Famous Women is the 2017 Sigma Tau Delta Common Reader. This collection of short stories provides imaginative, brief glimpses at the lives of extraordinary, and extraordinarily different, women. Why they … Continue reading

Making “Almost Famous” Stories

Samantha Miller Student Advisor, 2016-2018 Alpha Epsilon Alpha Chapter The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ When I first read Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery,” in eighth grade, I was struck by one primary thought: I wanted to write like that … Continue reading

Announcing Our 2017 Common Reader

Shannin Schroeder 2017 Convention Chair Make sure to carve some time out of your summer reading schedule for our 2017 Common Reader, Megan Mayhew Bergman’s short story collection Almost Famous Women, which details the colorful lives of these intrepid women. … Continue reading