Earn Funds for Your Chapter Events with a Project Grant

Every year chapters embark on various projects in support of our Society’s mission: encouraging interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities; promoting all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, and writing; and fostering literacy. … Continue reading

Running a Creative Writing Competition for Elementary and Secondary Students

The Alpha Omicron Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta at Blue Mountain College, Blue Mountain, MS, conducted a creative writing contest for our county’s elementary and secondary students, grades 1-12. We sent out emails on October 1, 2016, to all … Continue reading

Purchasing Tutoring Resources for Adult English-Language Learners

This year the Alpha Omicron Xi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta at Springfield College in Springfield, MA, was awarded a project grant to purchase tutoring materials for The Gray House, a local non-profit that helps adult students learn English. Each … Continue reading

Establishing a Little Free Library

For our Little Free Library project to be achieved it required the dedication of many: me, other members of the Alpha Upsilon Phi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, our Chapter Sponsor, our university, and our community. Our extremely supportive Chapter … Continue reading

Welcoming English Students to the Real World

The Alpha Pi Xi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta at Rutgers University—New Brunswick in New Brunswick, NJ, held its inaugural Welcome to the Real World networking event on Monday, April 17, 2017. The intention was to bring working professionals with … Continue reading

Banned Books: Stand Up for What Moves You

There is a secret part of most people that wants to rebel, doing as one sees fit and taking a bite of the forbidden. Some people try to hide it; some people embrace it. But there is one forbidden fruit … Continue reading

Have You Met Your Extended English Family?

Sigma Tau Delta has long since prided itself with its members’ involvement and community engagement, which they have exemplified over the years. From book drives, to fundraisers, to Banned Books Week, Sigma Tau Delta members from all over the world … Continue reading

#Shakespeare400: Celebrating the Bard’s Quadricentennial

As a Sigma Tau Delta member, scholar of literature, theatre-goer, or user-of-the-internet, you may have heard that 2016 was the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. The Bard left us on April 23, 1616, after penning 37 plays and hundreds … Continue reading

Banned Books: Symbols of Positive Ideological Shifts

Persepolis Read Banned Books

As literature lovers, it is our instinctual response to regard Banned Books Week with a modicum of solemn reflection; a week when we think about the thousands of people unable to enrich their literary lives with profound works like Animal … Continue reading

An Evening at the Guthrie Theater

Guthrie Theater

Amber Jurgensen Student Representative, Southern Region, 2015-2016 Rho Gamma Chapter Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA This fall, the student leaders had the chance to attend a production of To Kill a Mockingbird at the Wurtele Thrust Stage of the Guthrie … Continue reading