SIGMA TAU DELTA
INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH HONORS SOCIETY
UWG CHAPTER: PI OMICRON (Follow us on Facebook!)
CHAPTER PRESIDENT: Megan Bell (email@example.com)
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Ashley Carroll (firstname.lastname@example.org), Elizabeth Wood (email@example.com), and Sydney Bolding (firstname.lastname@example.org)--graduate student representatives; Brandy Messer (email@example.com) and Sean Jepson (firstname.lastname@example.org)--undergraduate representatives.
2012-2013 Events: (Please check regularly for updates!)
Thursday, September 27, 2012 Sigma Tau Delta Film Event and Soup Kitchen Benefit: Payback (J. Baichwal, 2012)
5:30pm, TLC 1301 This film is based on the book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth by Margaret Atwood.
Please bring a non-perishable food donation to benefit the Carroll County Soup Kitchen.
Thursday, November 15, Harvest Dinner for all Sigma Tau Delta Members, Spouses and Children. Turkey and drinks will be provided. Pl
6:00pm, Alumni House Please bring side dishes and/or desserts.
February 21, 7pm Sigma Tau Delta Trivia Night
Underground Books Come hang out with other Sigma Tau Delta Members, invite new or prospective members, and WIN COOL PRIZES
DURING OUR FIRST EVER TRIVIA NIGHT!
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Department of English Awards Ceremony and Inception of New Sigma Tau Delta members
3pm, Campus Center Ballroom
Tuesday, April 9 English Awards Reception, hosted by Sigma Tau Delta
5:00pm, Alumni House
Wednesday, April 24 World Book Night--Sigma Tau Delta Community Partnership Event
12:30pm, Mt. Zion High School Sigma Tau Delta Donated 100 copies of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale to the English Dept. at Mt. Zion
Thursday, September 8, 5pm,
Pafford 308 Sigma Tau Delta Kick-Off Event. Come socialize with other English majors and minors & help us
plan our activities for the new academic year! Refreshments provided!
Thursday, October 13, 3-6pm, English Major/Minor Meet & Greet. Come out and meet your fellow majors/minors and
Nook, Ingram Library professors, plan events, and drink free coffee!
Monday, March 21, 7pm, TLC 1303: Soup Kitchen Benefit Reading, Featuring UWG Creative Writing Alumni/ae Katy Gunn, Nick
McRae, and Eric Smith
Wednesday, April 13, 5-8pm: Sigma Tau Delta Student Readers Series 2011, Featuring the work of Seth Carter Crowe, Christine
Couvillon, Tim Payne, Katie Evans, Kimberly Smith, and Jen Rivers. At Bella Coffee, Maple Street.
Friday, April 15, 5:30pm: Annual Sigma Tau Delta Spring Fling at the home of Dr. Harrison and Erben, 383 Camp Drive,
Carrollton, GA 30117. Sigma Tau will provide drinks and yard games! Please bring a covered dish and
your tennis shoes!
What is Sigma Tau Delta?
Sigma Tau Delta is an international honor society for English majors and minors. The society seeks to recognize students who excel in their literary studies and serves both to applaud what students have achieved and enrich their experience of literary study through local and national events.
How can I join Sigma Tau
Membership application forms are available in the English Department Office and from Dr. Harrison or Dr. Erben. Prospective members must be English majors or minors or graduate students who have completed two English courses beyond English 1101/1102, have a minimum B average in their English classes and have completed at least three semesters of college study. Applications should be accompanied by a check for $40 (your lifetime membership fee), made out to Dr. Patrick Erben. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO PRINT A SIGMA TAU DELTA MEMBERSHIP FORM!
Do I need to be a member to
No! Members help plan and organize activities, but everyone is welcome to attend events.
What are some of the
benefits of becoming a member of the society?
The national organization sponsors a conference, you can submit your creative work to The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle or critical writing to The Sigma Tau Delta Review. Members are also eligible for scholarships through the national organization, and all members receive the national newsletter, letting you know what's going on in literary studies around the country. Click the banner below to visit the national website.