Sigma Delta Pi’s Newest Partner

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Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, is pleased to announce its newest partner:

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Beginning September 1, 2017 Sigma Delta Pi will provide Institutional Members of Community Colleges for International Development a $10 discount on the charter fee when applying for a new chapter of La Sociedad Honoraria de la Lengua Española (Spanish honor society for 2-yr colleges).


Sigma Delta Pi is pleased to announce the release of its completely overhauled website.

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This new website reflects numerous changes, to include access to and submission of various forms, as well as new addresses for many of the website links.  Please ensure that you update ANY specific webpages from with the correct addresses for your chapter websites, blogs and social media.  Much has changed from the previous website that requires your chapter’s attention for its local promotional materials.


1)  Information and materials for Chapter Advisers are now found on the “Adviser Resources” tab on the main page of the website:

2)  A new online ordering platform has been adopted for the request of materials (membership pins, certificates, etc.) from our national office. Please review carefully:  The previous MS Word order form that was downloadable from the old website, as well as any previous electronic/paper order forms you may have on hand ARE NO LONGER VALID AND WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please use the online platform exclusively for all future orders to avoid delays with your requests.

3)  Entre Nosotros submissions can now be uploaded at our website.  To learn more visit:

Finally, we are ALWAYS open to suggestions. Have an idea to improve the navigability or the information available at our website, please let us know! Nothing is ever perfect, but Sigma Delta Pi ALWAYS strives to improve for the benefit of our members.

New Spanish Honor Society for 2-Year Colleges:


Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, is pleased to announce the official launch of its newest program: La Sociedad Honoraria de la Lengua Española (SHLE), a Spanish honor society for 2-year colleges.

We are now accepting applications for new chapters, and we invite your institution to consider founding its own chapter of the SHLE to recognize its outstanding students of Spanish.  For the official application and more information about the SHLE, please visit our website:

Sigma Delta Pi Pendant Now Available!

Sigma Delta Pi is pleased to announce that Herff Jones has collaborated with the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society to make available exclusively for our members the Sigma Delta Pi pendant with both sterling silver and vermeil gold options.  A wonderful gift for that graduating Sigma Delta Pi member, or for any member wishing to wear his/her membership logo proudly with this custom jewelry piece.  Click here for further details and purchasing.  This product is only sold through Herff Jones and NOT the national Sigma Delta Pi office.

Christy Crouse of Truman State University Named 2017 Mario Vargas Llosa Award Recipient

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 Christy Crouse of Truman State University is the recipient of the 7th 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. Crouse will be recognized formally at the 99th Annual Conference of the AATSP in Chicago, IL, during the awards banquet on July 8. Congratulations to Ms. Crouse for this exceptional honor.

2017 Sigma Delta Pi Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarships Awarded

Congratulations to the following recipients of Sigma Delta Pi’s 2017 undergraduate study abroad scholarships:

Kiran Chand, Hunter College, The City University of New York
Austin Krohnke, Augustana University
Jordyn Sample-Reif, University of Colorado-Denver
Sadie Stoddard, Idaho State University
Julia Strak, The College of New Jersey

Sigma Delta Pi Graduate Research Grant Recipients Named for 2017

Sigma Delta Pi congratulates its graduate research grant recipients for 2017:

Zachary Brandner, Texas Tech University
Joanne Britland, University of Virginia
Inés Corujo Martín, Georgetown University
Lucía Planchón, North Carolina State University

Undergraduate Study Abroad Stipend Recipients Named

Congratulations to the following recipients of Sigma Delta Pi’s 2017 study abroad stipends:

Emanuela Bruce, Western Illinois University
Elizabeth Edsell, Marquette University
J.T. Henderson, Translyvania University
Morgan Huenegarde, University of the Cumberlands
Nicole Lassiter, University of Alabama-Birmingham
Meredith Miles, University of Georgia
Madisan Miller, University of the Cumberlands
Bailey Mitchell, Eastern Illinois University
Shambhawi Thakur, University of Virginia
Emily Vidler, University of South Dakota