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Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta, an international English honor society, recognizes students who excel in the study of English language and literature.  Our goals include distinguishing undergraduate students for their accomplishments in literary endeavors, promoting interest in literature and the English language on our campuses and our surrounding communities, and fostering the discipline of English in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing. 

The Alpha Mu Nu chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English Honor Society, inducted new members on 23 February 2016. Pictured below (front row, left to right) are Erin Smedley, Emily Stecker, Olivia Serio (Vice President), Alexandria Smythe (president), Aliya Merhi (secretary/treasurer), Courtney Rydel (faculty advisor), Rebecca Sachs, and (back row, left to right) Casie Jahnigan, Kaitlyn Fowler, Kyle Lindenberger, Ben Cooper, Allison Billmire, and Valerie Wilson (also inducted Kylie Hargrave).
Stay tuned for details on our next monthly meeting and upcoming events!

Opportunities for Members

All declared English majors are eligible to be Social Members at the chapter level and participate in our events!  If you would like to join Sigma Tau Delta, please send an email to [email protected] or [email protected].

Full members must meet the membership requirements.  We enroll new members in the fall and spring semesters.  Formal inductions will be held in the spring.

Sigma Tau Delta provides opportunities for community service on issues of literacy and reading, campus activities and events, competitive national scholarships for tuition, graduate school, and study abroad, national awards for writing, and a national convention.  Through the Society, Washington College students are also eligible for publication in Sigma Tau Delta’s numerous academic journals and newsletters.


Membership Requirements

Must be a declared English Major

Must be a declared English Major.

Must have completed four English courses, two of which should be 300/400 level courses.

Have at least a 3.55 GPA in English courses.

Rank in the top thirty-five percent of your class.