5 Reasons Why You Should Run for Student Leadership

Last year when I arrived in Minneapolis, MN, for the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention I remember arguing with myself: Me? In Student Leadership? Sure, I’m a member in my share of honor societies and extracurricular clubs—key word there, … Continue reading

An Evening at the Guthrie Theater

Amber Jurgensen Student Representative, Southern Region, 2015-2016 Rho Gamma Chapter Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA This fall, the student leaders had the chance to attend a production of To Kill a Mockingbird at the Wurtele Thrust Stage of the Guthrie … Continue reading

Winning an Internship with About.com

Kelsey Potter 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Delta Epsilon Upsilon Chapter The University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY About.com is a website you probably frequent. With over 3.5 million credible articles from knowledgeable experts, About.com often is one … Continue reading

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

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

Benefits of Studying Literary Theory

by Emily Traylor Southern Region Associate Student Representative, 2013-2014 Rho Gamma Chapter Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA Truthfully, when I first walked into my undergraduate contemporary theory class, I was terrified. It sounds so intimidating and foreign, and it’s not … Continue reading

A Reader’s Take on “From Sand Creek”

by Robert Durborow Student Advisor, 2014-2016 Pi Omega Chapter Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY Our 2015 Common Reader is by award-winning Native American poet and writer, Simon J. Ortiz, a native of Deetseyaamah, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico. I can … Continue reading


Ellen Watts Public Relations Officer, Alpha Alpha Upsilon Chapter University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC Ellen’s blog was selected 1st Place in the 2014 Convention Story Contest.   “Definitely going to miss this view. See you soon, Savannah.” This … Continue reading

On Studying Abroad

by Donald Brown Xi Kappa Chapter, Mississippi State University Winner of the 2012-2013 Study Abroad Scholarship I probably learned more during my study abroad experience at the University of Oxford than I have during my whole time living in the … 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