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Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society

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Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society which strives to:

  • Confer disctinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies;

  • Provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities;

  • Foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, and writing;

  • Promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members;

  • Exhibit high standards of academic excellence; and

  • Serve society by fostering literacy.

Student Membership

Candidates for membership must have declared a major or minor in the discipline of English, and must meet the following academic qualifications.

Undergraduate Membership Requirements

  • minimum of two college courses in English language or literature;

  • Minimum of a B or equivalent average in English and in general scholarship (e.g., 3.0 GPA or greater);

  • Completed at least three semesters or five quarters of college course work.

Read prerequisites and rights of student membership

Chapter Contact

Sean Lewis

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16300 Old Emmitsburg Road | Emmitsburg, MD 21727
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Frederick Campus | 5350 Spectrum Drive | Frederick, MD 21703
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