Sigma Delta Pi Centennial Celebration (1919-2019) Begins Today! Mark Your Calendars for Related Events.

Today, January 1, 2019, Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,
begins its centennial commemoration of its founding on November 14, 1919
by a junior undergraduate student named Ruth Helen Barnes:

Ruth Barnes pic

This celebration will continue through June 30, 2020
to recognize the centennial of the first official induction ceremony of new members held on May 1, 1920 in Berkeley, CA.

During the next 18-months, we will recognize our Society’s 100-years through numerous initiatives, meetings and projects detailed on our new centennial webpage: 

Please bookmark and visit this page often for regular updates on various opportunities to participate in this historic commemoration.

A special “Felicidades” section of Entre Nosotros will feature reflections/tributes from Sigma Delta Pi’s members and friends, who are invited to submit their warm wishes for the 100th birthday of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

Submission deadline: January 25, 2019

Click here for submission details/instructions.



Dr. John T. Reid, Founder of Entre Nosotros and 2nd National President of Sigma Delta Pi.
News Service Biographical Files, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

National and Regional Meetings of Sigma Delta Pi in 2019:

17th Annual Informative Session and 2nd Annual Graduate Research Symposium at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference:
April 11-13 (click here)

Triennial Convention and Student Best Practices & Informative Session at the 101st Annual AATSP Conference in San Diego, CA:
July 8-11 (click here)

General Informative Session at the 69th Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference at Auburn University:
October 10-12 (click here)