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Sigma Tau Delta

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;
  • To foster and encourage the English studies discipline in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing.

WORDY by Nature

Check out 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.

Chapter Distinctions

Minadora Macheret (MA 2017) 1st place creative essay on convention theme: Recreation 2017. "On Breathing."

Minadora Macheret (MA 2017) 1st place for poetry 2016. "This Home: The Body  My Mother Left Me."

Catherine Strayhall (BA 2017), "Bridges and Belonging: 2016 Convention Stories" Sigma Tau Delta 2016 Convention Stories.

Heather Etelamaki (BA 2012, MA 2015), "Palmer Myths: The Isabella House."  The Rectangle 88 (2013) 66-68.