Q: What is Sigma Tau Delta?

A: "Sigma Tau Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. Sigma Tau Delta also recognizes the accomplishments of professional writers who have contributed to the fields of language and literature.

One of the largest members of the Association of College Honor Societies, Sigma Tau Delta has over 600 active chapters, more than 900 faculty sponsors, and inducts approximately 7,000 members annually. Our members have the opportunity to be recognized for their outstanding achievements, enrich their education, help them make career choices, and advance their careers" (Sigma Tau Delta Website).

Q: Why should I join?

A: You will receive copies of the honors society publications, have opportunities to attend the annual national convention, be able to apply for awards and scholarships, and become involved in service opportunities in your community. Additionally, you will be able to list your membership on your resume among your accomplishments.

Q: What are the qualifications to apply as a member?

A: "Active membership is available, in general, to students with a minimum of a B or equivalent average in English, who rank at least in the highest thirty-five percent of their class in general scholarship, and who have completed at least three semesters or five quarters of college work" (Sigma Tau Delta Website).

Q: How can I join at CSUCI?

A: The current CSUCI chapter of Sigma Tau Delta is Alpha Nu Eta. Interested students should contact Dr. Mary Adler at csuci.alphanueta@gmail.com.

Q: When are meetings held?

A: Meetings are held once per semester and on an as needed basis. Contact a board member for more information.

Q: How can I find out more about what kinds of activities and events the Honors Society is involved in?

A: Explore the Sigma Tau Delta website. For activities of the local CSUCI Chapter, Alpha Nu Eta, please contact a current board member.

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