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

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

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

Joe’s Experience at Better World Books

by Joe Gallagher Alumnus, Plymouth State University Plymouth, NH People are sort of obligated to say “time flies,” since admitting otherwise would be depressing, but these past six weeks working as the 2013 Sigma Tau Delta intern at Better World Books … Continue reading