2015 Convention Submissions Due October 27

by Sarah Dangelantonio 2015 Convention Chair Do I dare disturb the universe? Do I dare to eat a peach? Do I dare submit to the Sigma Tau Delta 2015 Convention? Of course you do! We are quickly approaching the submission … Continue reading

Hot Damn and Academic Accolades

Micah Dean Hicks Rho Epsilon Chapter Florida State University Tallahassee, FL Winning a Sigma Tau Delta scholarship felt amazing. It also felt surreal. I remember hearing my name announced, and people clapped, and people looked at me, and I sort … Continue reading

Winning a Scholarship Allows You to Engage in Scholarship

by Shannin Schroeder Chair, Scholarships and Academic Awards Committee Southern Arkansas University Scholarship. For professionals in academia, the word conjures concentrated study and writing, the serious work that defines us as scholars in our fields. For you as a student, … Continue reading

“That’s What She Read”: My Summer Internship with Better World Books

by Kaitlynn Helm Chi Theta Chapter West Texas A&M University Canyon, Texas I truly encourage all Society members to apply for the summer internship with Better World Books (BWB)! Since BWB adapts projects to you, this internship allows you to … Continue reading

Embracing Mistakes: Daniel Mendelsohn and Storytelling

2014 Convention Story by Amy Pollard Vice President, Kappa Upsilon Chapter Saint Martin’s University, Lacey, WA I traveled 3,000 miles to Savannah, Georgia . . . to learn that I’d made a mistake. It was Friday night. I’d just returned … Continue reading

Parlez–vous touriste?

by Russell Willoughby Sigma Tau Delta Study Abroad Scholarship Winner Phi Xi Chapter, University of Alabama Though it seems like hardly a month ago, it has been almost a year since I applied for the Sigma Tau Delta Study Abroad … Continue reading

Why I Serve

By Robert “Chaos” Durborow Associate Student Representative, Far Western Region Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT The first rule, as my dear old dad drilled into me from birth (a minor exaggeration…but not much), is: pay attention. These two words … Continue reading

Submitting to Journals

by Lyndon Seitz Eastern Student Representative, 2013-2014 Westfield State University, Westfield, MA This is the second of a two-part post. Part one focused on how to find a journal to which to submit. Once you have found a journal to … Continue reading

Submitting to Journals

by Lyndon Seitz Eastern Student Representative, 2013-2014 Westfield State University, Westfield, MA This is the first of a two-part post. Part two will focus on what to do once you find a journal you want to submit to. Submitting your … Continue reading

Summer Stories from Abroad

by Emily Traylor Southern Associate Student Representative, 2013-2014 Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana Thanks to my supportive and generous grandparents, I was able to go on my school’s study abroad trip to Madrid, Spain, this summer. Before the trip, I’d never … Continue reading