How an Internship Shaped my Career

Colton Cox Mu Omega Chapter SUNY, College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY Colton Cox was the 2015 recipient of the Sigma Tau Delta/Penguin Random House Summer Internship. Read on to learn about his experience in the Children’s Division, and to see … Continue reading

Student in the Boardroom: Making Your Mark as a Sigma Tau Delta Student Advisor

Katherine Williams Senior Student Advisor Omicron Tau Chapter Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR For the past two years, I have had the opportunity to work with the movers and shakers of Sigma Tau Delta. You may have seen them at … Continue reading

Interning at Penguin: Life of a Book Nerd

Megan Williams Rho Epsilon Chapter Florida State University Tallahassee, FL It’s hard to believe sometimes our alphabet only has 26 letters. These 26 letters create anything and everything the mind can imagine. From this blog post to classics like A … Continue reading

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