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_Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century, 1919-2019_ to be published by Sabio Books

The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society is very pleased to announce that

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will publish the history

Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century, 1919-2019
By Mark P. Del Mastro

in spring 2020 to commemorate the Society’s centennial.

More information forthcoming in the months ahead…

Sigma Delta Pi’s Informative Session and 6th Annual “Best Practices” Session at the 100th AATSP Conference in Salamanca, Spain

Sigma Delta Pi invites chapter members, officers and delegates to its 6th Annual “Best Practices” Session, combined with an Informative Session, at this month’s 100th Annual Conference of the AATSP in Salamanca, Spainon Monday, June 25, 2018 from 2:15-3:30pm in the Sala Mayor at the Palacio de Congresos.

All Sigma Delta Pi members and attendees to the “Best Practices” and Informative Session are invited to the reception that follows beginning at 3:30pm in the Sala de Autoridades at the Palacio de Congresos.

Click here for the complete AATSP Conference program and related information.

Sigma Delta Pi, Chapter Annual Reports Due Monday, June 4, 2018!

June 4, 2018

Chapter Annual Report 2017-18 (required of all chapters): Click here for details.

NO DEADLINES:

Orders for membership pins and certificatesClick here for online ordering (downloadable forms have been discontinued and no longer accepted).

Nominations for the Gabriela Mistral Award.  Click here for details.

Nominations for the Orden de los Descubridores.  Click here for details.

Nominations for the Orden de Don Quijote. Click here for details.

Sigma Delta Pi merchandise:
For the medallion and repostero, click here.
For the Sigma Delta Pi pendant, click here.
For other paraphenalia, to include ceremony kits, apparel, honor cords and stoles, click here.

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Recipient of the 8th Annual Mario Vargas Llosa Award

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Cayla Hamilton,
Winner of the 2018 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 Cayla Hamilton of the University of Alabama at Birmingham is the recipient of the8th 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. Hamilton will be recognized formally at the 100th Annual Conference of the AATSP in Salamanca, Spain, during the AATSP’s Awards Banquet at the Hotel Doña Brígida at 8:00pm on June 27, 2018. Congratulations to Cayla for this exceptional honor.

Sigma Delta Pi, Chapter Annual Reports Due June 4, 2018!

June 4, 2018

Chapter Annual Report 2017-18 (required of all chapters): Click here for details.

NO DEADLINES:

Orders for membership pins and certificatesClick here for online ordering (downloadable forms have been discontinued and no longer accepted).

Nominations for the Gabriela Mistral Award.  Click here for details.

Nominations for the Orden de los Descubridores.  Click here for details.

Nominations for the Orden de Don Quijote. Click here for details.

Sigma Delta Pi merchandise:
For the medallion and repostero, click here.
For the Sigma Delta Pi pendant, click here.
For other paraphenalia, to include ceremony kits, apparel, honor cords and stoles, click here.

 For regular announcements and news, visit:

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Sigma Delta Pi’s Board of Student Advisers Publishes 4th Issue of Newsletter: _Sigma Delta Pideas_

Sigma Delta Pi’s Board of Student Advisers (BSA)

has published its 4th issue (May 2018) of

 Sigma Delta Pideas,

the BSA’s official newsletter.

Please enjoy this latest issue as we collectively congratulate our fine student leaders of the BSA for their continued work.

Sigma Delta Pi Names Newest Members of Board of Student Advisers

8 May 2018

For Immediate Release

Sigma Delta Pi Names Newest Members of
Board of Student Advisers

The Executive Committee of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, has named three new members of its Board of Student Advisers (BSA):

Marina Cox, Spanish and Communication Studies double major (’20), Furman University
Juan Pablo Estrepo, Spanish and Economics double major (’19), University of Albany SUNY
Bailey Mitchell, Spanish and Psychology double major (’19), Eastern Illinois University

Cox, Estrepo and Mitchell will begin their two-year terms effective May 15, 2018 and join a very active and well-established BSA that was founded in 2016 and is currently chaired by Cora Spillman of Assumption College.

Sigma Delta Pi’s BSA provides national leadership opportunities to select student members who offer feedback to the national Executive Committee (EC) on select issues related to the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. Such consultations between the EC and the BSA may include but are not limited to: 1) identifying strategic initiatives to bolster membership. 2) providing a student perspective on proposed initiatives of the Executive Committee. 3) identifying areas of potential improvement with Sigma Delta Pi’s various programs. 4) discussing select issues and concerns at both the national (EC) and local (chapter) levels. One of the BSA’s current projects is its newsletter Sigma Delta Pideas, which is published every 2-3 months.

With its national office at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, Sigma Delta Pi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies, the nation’s only certifying agency for college and university honor societies.

For more information:
Mark P. Del Mastro
Executive Director, Sigma Delta Pi
delmastromp@cofc.edu

Sigma Delta Pi: May 1 (TOMORROW) DEADLINES

May 1, 2018

Submissions for Sigma Delta Pi Chapter Project Grants for 2017-18 academic year: Click here for details 

 Nominations for the Sigma Delta Pi & AATSP’s Mario Vargas Llosa Award: Click here for details.

June 4, 2018
Chapter Annual Report 2017-18 (required of all chapters): Click here for details.

NO DEADLINES:

Nominations for the Gabriela Mistral Award.  Click here for details.

Nominations for the Orden de los Descubridores.  Click here for details.

Nominations for the Orden de Don Quijote. Click here for details.

Orders for membership pins and certificatesClick here for online ordering (downloadable forms have been discontinued and no longer accepted).

Sigma Delta Pi merchandise:
For the medallion and repostero, click here.

For other paraphenalia, to include ceremony kits, apparel, honor cords and stoles, click here.

FOR REGULAR ANNOUNCEMENTS AND NEWS, VISIT:

 Click here for National Announcements and News blog.

Click here for the National Facebook page.