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Register Now for Tomorrow’s (11/14/2021) Sigma Delta Pi Virtual “Tertulia de Ideas” to Commemorate the Society’s 102nd Birthday!

Sigma Delta Pi’s Board of Student Advisers will host a virtual, student-centered “Tertulia de Ideas” at 4:00pm EST on Sunday, November 14, 2021 to share chapter-activity ideas and commemorate the Society’s 102nd Birthday! 

Please join us next Sunday, November 14 and register:

 https://cofc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwucuqorzotHt2dubgjos7Mt8LAShd5DuTR

Sigma Delta Pi National Charter Month: Register Now for Virtual “Tertulia de Ideas” on 11/14/21, the Society’s 102nd Birthday!

Sigma Delta Pi’s Board of Student Advisers will host a virtual, student-centered “Tertulia de Ideas” at 4:00pm EST on Sunday, November 14, 2021 to share chapter-activity ideas and commemorate the Society’s 102nd Birthday! 

Please join us next Sunday, November 14 and register:

 https://cofc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwucuqorzotHt2dubgjos7Mt8LAShd5DuTR

Sigma Delta Pi Partners with Platino Educa for Graduate Research Grants and Free Movies for Public Showings

Sigma Delta Pi is pleased to announce its newest partner:

Platino Educa USA is sponsoring one of Sigma Delta Pi’s $2000 graduate research grants for work devoted to cinema in the Spanish-speaking world outside of the U.S. 
See https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/awards/graduate-research-grants/ for details.

In addition, Platino Educa offers active Sigma Delta Pi chapters the opportunity to show a movie in Spanish at their institutions.
For details see https://sigmadeltapi.org/free-movie-for-public-showing/

November 2021: Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd B-Day, National Charter Month, 8th Annual B-Day Cake Photo Competition, Other Events & Opportunities

November 2021 is Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd B-day and National Charter Month

During all of November and to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month,
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 purchased, signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century: 1919-2019, available at Sigma Delta Pi’s national website: 

https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-history-book/.

How is your chapter commemorating Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd birthday in November?

Why not locate and display your chapter’s charter?:

If you have not yet held a fall 2021 initiation of new members,
why not plan an initiation ceremony in November to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd B-day and National Charter Month? Remember that guidelines for remote (ZOOM) ceremonies are available at:

https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-and-shle-policy-for-remote-events/.

Mark your calendars for Sunday, November 14 at 4:00pm for a national student-focused session “Tertulia de ideas de Sigma Delta Pi” that will be directed by our Board of Student Advisers via ZOOM to honor Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd Birthday. Details forthcoming for free registration and participation.

2013 Winner: Eta Upsilon, Illinois State University

8th annual Birthday Cake Picture Competition
to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd birthday. To enter:

1) During this month of November, chapters are invited to e-mail a picture of their unique Sigma Delta Pi b-day cakes to sdpnational@gmail.com:  

2) The pictured cake must include a reference, etched in icing on the cake, to Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd b-day

3) It must be an actual cake that displays the Sigma Delta Pi logo.
4) Student members must contribute to the design of the cake.

5) For the accompanying “description,” include in the text of the e-mail the name of the originating chapter and institution.  For example: “Eta Upsilon, Illinois State University.”

Each entry will be posted to our national Sigma Delta Pi Facebook page: www.facebook.com/sigmadeltapiPictures posted directly to this page will be disqualified; pictures must be e-mailed as specified above to sdpnational@gmail.com.

The winning picture will be featured during the entire month of December at Sigma Delta Pi’s FB page, and the winning chapter will receive an award plaque.  Cakes will be judged on artistic merit, originality and compliance with submission rules noted above.  The winning chapter will receive a $100 credit that may be applied to future orders placed for memberships and other materials offered directly by the national office.

Sigma Delta Pi f2f Meetings in 2022: Plan NOW!

Plan now to join us for two national Sigma Delta Pi meetings in 2022:

Sigma Delta Pi Informative Session and Reception at the
 Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference
in Lexington, Kentucky: Friday, April 22, 2022

Sigma Delta Pi’s Triennial Convention and Student Best Practices Session at the 
104th AATSP Annual Conference
in San Juan, Puerto Rico: July 9-12, 2022 (specific event days TBA)

November 2021: Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd B-Day, National Charter Month, 8th Annual B-Day Cake Photo Competition, Other Events & Opportunities

November 2021 is Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd B-day and National Charter Month

During all of November and to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month,
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 purchased, signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century: 1919-2019, available at Sigma Delta Pi’s national website: 

https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-history-book/.

How is your chapter commemorating Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd birthday in November?

Why not locate and display your chapter’s charter?:

If you have not yet held a fall 2021 initiation of new members,
why not plan an initiation ceremony in November to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd B-day and National Charter Month? Remember that guidelines for remote (ZOOM) ceremonies are available at:
https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-and-shle-policy-for-remote-events/.

Mark your calendars for Sunday, November 14 at 4:00pm for a national student-focused session “Tertulia de ideas de Sigma Delta Pi” that will be directed by our Board of Student Advisers via ZOOM to honor Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd Birthday.
Details forthcoming for free registration and participation.

2013 Winner: Eta Upsilon, Illinois State University

8th annual Birthday Cake Picture Competition
to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd birthday. To enter:

1) During this month of November, chapters are invited to e-mail a picture of their unique Sigma Delta Pi b-day cakes to sdpnational@gmail.com:  

2) The pictured cake must include a reference, etched in icing on the cake, to Sigma Delta Pi’s 102nd b-day

3) It must be an actual cake that displays the Sigma Delta Pi logo.
4) Student members must contribute to the design of the cake.

5) For the accompanying “description,” include in the text of the e-mail the name of the originating chapter and institution.  For example: “Eta Upsilon, Illinois State University.”

Each entry will be posted to our national Sigma Delta Pi Facebook page: www.facebook.com/sigmadeltapiPictures posted directly to this page will be disqualified; pictures must be e-mailed as specified above to sdpnational@gmail.com.

The winning picture will be featured during the entire month of December at Sigma Delta Pi’s FB page, and the winning chapter will receive an award plaque.  Cakes will be judged on artistic merit, originality and compliance with submission rules noted above.  The winning chapter will receive a $100 credit that may be applied to future orders placed for memberships and other materials offered directly by the national office.

Sigma Delta Pi’s Awards/Grants Programs for SUMMER 2022 and 2022-23 Academic Year

Please distribute to all your active chapter members

For Summer 2022 and the 2022-23 Academic Year:

Sigma Delta Pi’s Undergraduate Study Abroad Awards Program:
https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/awards/undergraduate-study-abroad-awards/
Application Deadline: MIDNIGHT, FEBRUARY 1, 2022

Sigma Delta Pi’s Graduate Research Grant Program:
https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/awards/graduate-research-grants/
Application Deadline: MIDNIGHT, MARCH 1, 2022