A Season of Giving: Scholarships, Awards, and Grants

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We are in the throes of the holiday season, and for many of us, that means selecting the perfect gifts for friends and family members. We angle our way into lines on Black Friday or queue up virtually on Cyber … Continue reading

How my Military Experience Shaped my Writing

Sigma Tau Delta membership sometimes extends beyond chapters on traditional campuses in the United States. As an international organization, the Society has chapters in the US and overseas, as well as “virtual” chapters with members attending class in an online … Continue reading

Mixing Writing and Technology at EA Games

Unsurprising to the English majors reading this, I love to write. I feel most complete when writing novels, short stories, or academic papers. Only when I find the right sequence of words can I effectively bare my soul. However, as … Continue reading

Congratulations Scholarship Recipients

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Please join us in congratulating the 2016-2017 Sigma Tau Delta Scholarship Recipients. Read on to learn more about this year’s winners of the Nelson James Junior Scholarships, Elva Bell McLin Senior Scholarships, Edwin L. Stockton Jr. Graduate Scholarships, William C. … Continue reading

My 140 Hours Interning at PRH’s Razorbill

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Ten weeks is just about the shortest amount of time there is. Two days a week at seven hours a day adds up to 140 hours that I worked for Razorbill, an imprint of the Penguin’s Young Readers group. Time, … Continue reading

5 Ideas for Common Reader Events

While visiting the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, OH, recently, I was struck by the amount of times I encountered the word “freedom” followed by a negated auxiliary verb; phrases like “freedom doesn’t exist,” or “freedom never felt … Continue reading

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

6 Ways to Fund Your Chapter’s Trip to the 2018 Convention

Diane Vanner Steinberg and Felicia Jean Steele have co-sponsored The College of New Jersey‘s Sigma Tau Delta chapter for 11 years, with Diane co-sponsoring it with another faculty member before then. They became serious about fundraising in 2009, after the … 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

How to Get the Most Out of Your Social Media Takeover

Sigma Tau Delta offers an awesome opportunity for members hosting chapter events—a social media takeover. I hosted a Sigma Takeover for my chapter’s annual Christmas party last December, and our chapter really enjoyed the opportunity. It was a great way … Continue reading