English Honors Society

Sigma Tau Delta

2014-2015 Officers


STD Awards

  • Emily Daniel, Norton Anthology Student Recitation Contest
  • Margaret Cipriano, E. Nelson James Junior Scholarship
  • Kara Salmon, Sommerville Award for New Teachers
  • Dr. Danielle Glassmeyer, 2013-2014 Outstanding Regional Sponsor Award


  • Orientation and Open House for New Majors - Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 2:15-3 pm in Bradley Hall Room 250
  • 4th Annual Student/Faculty Pizza Party - Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 5 to 7 pm in Bradley Hall Room 440
  • Scholarship Information Meeting - Friday, Sept. 13 at 3 pm in Bradley Hall Room 388
  • National Day on Writing - Sunday, Oct. 20, 4 pm, Location TBA
  • Book Club - Next meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 1, 7 pm in Bradley Hall 222. 
  • Book Sale & Young Readers Book Drive - Book Sale will be held Oct. 16-18 on third floor of Bradley Hall 
  • Recitation Party - Thursday, Oct. 3, 6:00 to 7:30 pm in Bradley Hall Room 440
  • T-Shirt Design Contest - Entries due in December
  • Cookies & Cocoa - February 5, 3:00 to 5:00 pm, Bradley Hall Room 440
  • Spring Smith Career Center Presentation
  • Initiation Ceremony - Friday, April 4, 5:00 to 6:00 pm, Westlake Hall 116


  1. To confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies.
  2. To promote interest in literature and the English language on local campuses and their surrounding communities.
  3. To foster the discipline of English in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing.


  • Minimum of a B or equivalent average in English
  • Rank in the highest 35% of one's class in general scholarship
  • Completion of at least 3 semesters of 5 quarters of college work


  • One-time international initiation fee


  • Members receive Sigma Tau Delta's national electronic newsletter while they remain active in their local chapter
  • Members have opportunity to contribute to the award-winning literary publications, The Rectangle and The Review
  • Members are eligible to compete for scholarships with values up to $5,000
  • Local chapters sponsor programs such as career nights, cook-outs and book drives

Previous Officers


  • President: Emily Daniel
  • Co-Vice President: Lexi Lewandowski and Liz Cachey
  • Secretary: Monica Gehn-Scheer
  • Archivist: Emily Daniel
  • Social Chair: Sarah Mcmahon
  • Historian: Sarah Marshall


  • President: Jolie Boerma
  • Vice President: Katie Sterr
  • Co-Secretary: Brianna Smith and Carla Dinnocenzo
  • Social Chair: Emily Laidley

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