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Kathryn Petersen, Winner of the 2021 Mario Vargas Llosa Award
Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, and the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) are pleased to announce that Kathryn Petersen of Indiana University Bloomington is the recipient of the 11th annual Mario Vargas Llosa Award, granted yearly to one undergraduate Spanish major or minor who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in all upper-division courses completed and exemplary involvement in extra-curricular activities as related to Spanish. Ms. Petersen will be recognized formally at the 103rd Annual Conference of the AATSP in Atlanta, GA, during the AATSP’s Awards Ceremony at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis at 6:30pm on Friday, July 9, 2021. Congratulations to Kathryn for this exceptional honor.
Sigma Delta Pi’s Gabriela Mistral Award may be granted to an outstanding graduate or undergraduate student of Spanish who is an active member of Sigma Delta Pi and who has demonstrated noteworthy involvement and initiative in their chapter. Honorary members are not eligible, but any active chapter may nominate one active student member per year for this honor with no more than one awardee per chapter per year. The awardee receives a beautiful certificate courtesy of Sigma Delta Pi and, while supplies last, the book De Chile al Mundo courtesy of the Gabriela Mistral Foundation (https://gabrielamistralfoundation.org/web/).
Any active chapter of Sigma Delta Pi with a deserving active student member should send a letter of nomination from the chapter adviser along with one other letter of recommendation and the nominee’s current academic transcript to email@example.com. Decisions are communicated within one week of receipt of a complete nomination packet. Nominations only accepted via e-mail.
Please don’t allow a deserving chapter member to be overlooked!
Please distribute to all your Sigma Delta Pi chapter members:
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Sigma Delta Pi’s partner, The Intern Group, is the leading provider of global internship programs in Barcelona, Madrid, Chile, Colombia and around the globe! Their virtual/remote internship program enables you to gain hands-on experience, grow your network and make your resume shine, from wherever you are. The program has everything you need to boost your language skills and your career, including a virtual internship in your career field, world-class career advancement training and a keynote speaker series featuring global business leaders.
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Whether you attended or missed yesterday afternoon’s 2nd annual Sigma Delta Pi Day virtual event to commemorate the first formal induction of members on May 1, 1920, a recording is now available that you may share with all interested parties: https://youtu.be/vBgvhRD4udA.
Yesterday’s event highlighted the history of the Orden de Don Quijote, one of the Society’s highest honors, and culminated with the virtual induction into this Order of Drs. Joan L. Brown (U of Delaware) and Michael Scott Doyle (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) for their outstanding contributions to Hispanism. A complete list of past initiates is available at https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/awards/711-2/. This and other select past events, historical documents, and archived photos from triennial conventions and other occasions are available at https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/archives-and-photos/.
During the entire month of May to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi Day on May 1, complimentary copies of T. Earle Hamilton’s 1995 Sigma Delta Pi: A Brief History, 1919-1994 (218 pp) and LaPrade and Del Mastro’s2005 Recounting a Decade, 1995-2004 (37 pp) will be included with each signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book when purchased through Sigma Delta Pi’s national website (click here). A great gift for graduating members! (Copies not obtained through the national headquarters are not part of this special May offer.)
“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: HOY, Sábado, 1 de Mayo de 2021
Miriam Burt,socia fundadora deSigma Delta Pi.
In recognition of the Society’s first formal induction ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 1920 at founding member Miriam Burt’s home on 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA, Sigma Delta Pi invites all members and friends to a special commemoration of Sigma Delta Pi Day today, Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 5:00pm EDST via Zoom:
“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: Sábado, 1 de Mayo de 2021
To commemorate the anniversary of the Society’s first formal induction ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 1920 at founding member Miriam Burt’s home on 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA, chapters are encouraged to recognize our 2nd annual “Día de Sigma Delta Pi” with events that might include the remote induction of new members, among other activities.
At the national level, Sigma Delta Pi invites all members and friends to a special commemoration of Sigma Delta Pi Day on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 5:00pm EDST via Zoom: