Banned Books Week: Celebrating with Literature

Amber Jurgensen Southern Region Student Representative Rho Gamma Chapter Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA As another school year begins and students file into classrooms, many instructors look forward to using classic and modern literature to educate, entertain, and foster discussion. … Continue reading

Study Abroad and Diversify Your College Experience

by Danielle Corcione Fall 2014 Chapter President Omega Omega Chapter Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ This spring, I studied abroad in Bangalore, India. After spending three weeks in Prague last summer, I was inspired to pursue a semester-long … Continue reading

Coming to Terms with Calling Yourself a Writer

Mercedes James Student Representative Far Western Region Alpha Epsilon Tau Chapter Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA When someone asks me to talk about myself, I usually give the generic, “I’m a senior at APU, majoring in English with a focus … Continue reading

More Than Words

R.J. “Chaos” Durborow Student Advisor, 2014-2016 Pi Omega Chapter Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY You know, I’m frequently asked why I am so committed to Sigma Tau Delta. Let me relate a recent experience that illustrates the point more … Continue reading

Throwing a Birthday Party for the Bard

Amber Jurgensen Southern Region Student Representative Rho Gamma Chapter Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA On April 23, Louisiana Tech University’s Rho Gamma Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta gathered at the Shakespeare garden in the Liberal Arts building for our biggest … Continue reading

Humans of Sigma Tau Delta

by Crystal Stone Eastern Region Student Representative, 2014-2015 Alpha Mu Epsilon Chapter Allegheny College, Meadville, PA Challenged by the task of improving communications and inspired by Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York project, I drafted a plan for our own … 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

With Mirth in Funeral: A Lesson from the Start of a P.C. Somerville Teacher’s Career

Laura Williams Alpha Mu Gamma Chapter Rockhurst University Kansas City, MO It was a dark and rainy Thursday as I slogged my way up the steps of Bishop Ward High School. I pulled up the blinds in my room, revealing … Continue reading

New Video: Words, Pictures, and Voices of Sigma Tau Delta

Carrie Fitzpatrick Vice President/President-Elect Sigma Tau Delta Board of Directors The year 2014 marks the 90th anniversary of Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society! The history of the Society is inspiring, and its present culture and goals are equally … 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