Sincerity, Truth, Design
What is Sigma Tau Delta?
Sigma Tau Delta is an International English Honorary Society that was founded in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University. The Society has over 800 chapters dispersed throughout the United States, Middle East, Caribbean, and Europe.
Kansas State's chapter, Alpha Theta Eta, was founded in 1998. The purpose of the Society is:
- To give distinction for high academic achievement in English studies to undergraduate and graduate students, and professionals;
- To promote interest in literature and the English language on campus the surrounding Manhattan community;
- And to foster and encourage the English studies discipline in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing.
2013 Convention: Destination Portland, OR
May 20-23, 2013 will mark the next annual Sigma Tau Delta convention which will be held in Portland! The theme is Open Book and will center around the Common Reader, Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman. This book comprises of a collection of essays, all of which pertain to topics about literacy, reading, books, words, and those individuals who truly cherish them. Each essayist uncovers these topics in a sophisticated, witty, and stylish manner, making the collection even more exciting and addicting.
Purchase the collection and get to reading!
WORDY by Nature
Welcome to the new Sigma Tau Delta blog! To submit posts or catch up on some submissions from other Sigma Tau Delta leaders (locally, regionally, and nationally), check it out.