October 1 Submission Deadline: Sigma Delta Pi Call for Student Papers on Chapter “Best Practices” for the 101st AATSP Conference in San Diego, CA, July 8-11, 2019

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Please relay to all your Sigma Delta Pi chapter’s active student members:

Call for Student Papers
for Sigma Delta Pi’s 7h Annual “Best Practices”  Session
to be held at the 101st Conference of the
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
for Sigma Delta Pi’s Centennial Celebration (1919-2019)
San Diego, CA
July 8-11, 2019

Student Members of active Sigma Delta Pi chapters are invited to submit a proposal for a 15-minute presentation on your chapter’s “best practices” that focuses on Sigma Delta Pi activities at your local institution.  We strongly encourage proposals from student members who are actively involved in initiating, organizing, executing and/or participating in Sigma Delta Pi activities at their institutions.

By Monday, October 1, 2018, please e-mail the following to Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Director (delmastromp@cofc.edu):

1) your full name
2) name of your Sigma Delta Pi chapter and college/university
3) name of your chapter adviser
4) title of your proposed presentation
5) summary of your proposed presentation (no longer than 150 words)

3-4 papers will be selected from the submissions received, and the student presenters will be notified in early December 2018.

A student whose paper is selected for presentation will receive a $300 travel stipend plus paid conference registration courtesy of Sigma Delta Pi and a complimentary awards banquet ticket and student membership in AATSP courtesy of the AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese).  However, the same student is expected to secure travel-related funding for all remaining expenses through his/her college/university, either via the academic departments, the dean’s or provost’s office, the office of student activities, or other institutional sources.   Colleges/universities often provide funding for students presenting at conferences.  Your chapter adviser can assist you with exploring these funding options.  Sigma Delta Pi is unable to provide monetary support beyond the $300 travel stipend and conference registration per selected student.

For information on the AATSP conference in July 2019, please visit the website: www.aatsp.org.

Any questions should be directed to the Executive Director: delmastromp@cofc.edu

October 1 Submission Deadline: Sigma Delta Pi Call for Student Papers on Chapter “Best Practices” for Our Centenial Celebration and Triennial Convention in San Diego, CA, 7/8-7/11/2019

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Please distribute to your student chapter members. 

Call for Student Papers
for Sigma Delta Pi’s 7th Annual “Best Practices”  Session
to be held as part of our centennial celebration (1919-2019)
at the 101st  Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
San Diego, CA
July 8-11, 2019

Student Members of active Sigma Delta Pi chapters are invited to submit a proposal for a 15-minute presentation on your chapter’s “best practices” that focuses on Sigma Delta Pi activities at your local institution.  We strongly encourage proposals from current student members who are actively involved in initiating, organizing, executing and/or participating in Sigma Delta Pi activities at their institutions.  Members who have already graduated at the time of application may not apply.

By October 1, 2018, please e-mail the following to Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Director (delmastromp@cofc.edu):

1) your full name
2) name of your Sigma Delta Pi chapter and college/university
3) name of your chapter adviser
4) title of your proposed presentation
5) summary of your proposed presentation (no longer than 150 words)

3-4 papers will be selected from the submissions received, and the student presenters will be notified in early December 2017.

A student whose paper is selected for presentation will receive a $300 travel stipend plus paid conference registration courtesy of Sigma Delta Pi and a complimentary awards banquet ticket and student membership in AATSP courtesy of the AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese).  However, the same student is expected to secure travel-related funding for all remaining expenses through his/her college/university, either via the academic departments, the dean’s or provost’s office, the office of student activities, or other institutional sources.   Colleges/universities often provide funding for students presenting at conferences.  Your chapter adviser can assist you with exploring these funding options.  Sigma Delta Pi is unable to provide monetary support beyond the $300 travel stipend and conference registration per selected student.

For information on the AATSP conference in July 2019, please visit the website: www.aatsp.org.

Any questions should be directed to the Executive Director: delmastromp@cofc.edu

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.

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 and SHH’s Joint Chapter Grant Program for 2018: Deadline Extended to March 1!

Sigma Delta Pi and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH) of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portugueseannounce their 2nd annual chapter grant program for 2018.  A Sigma Delta Pi chapter and a SHH chapter, both of active status, may apply for a joint grant of up to $300 to support a collaborative project in spring 2018 that complements the missions of Sigma Delta Pi and the SHH .  This grant program aims to promote collaboration between chapters of Sigma Delta Pi and the SHH to help raise the visibility of Spanish honor societies in our communities and to incentivize high school honor society members to continue their Spanish education at the collegiate level.

 Deadline for applications: Extended to March 1, 2018.

 For the downloadable application and further details, please visit:

 https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/awards/sigma-delta-pi-shh-chapter-grants/

Call for Student Papers 

Please relay to all your Sigma Delta Pi chapter’s active student members:

 Call for Student Papers
for Sigma Delta Pi’s 6th Annual “Best Practices”  Session
to be held at the 100th Conference of the
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
Salamanca, Spain
June 25-28, 2018

Student Members of active Sigma Delta Pi chapters are invited to submit a proposal for a 15-minute presentation on your chapter’s “best practices” that focuses on Sigma Delta Pi activities at your local institution.  We strongly encourage proposals from student members who are actively involved in initiating, organizing, executing and/or participating in Sigma Delta Pi activities at their institutions.

By October 31, 2017, please e-mail the following to Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Director (delmastromp@cofc.edu):

1) your full name
2) name of your Sigma Delta Pi chapter and college/university
3) name of your chapter adviser
4) title of your proposed presentation
5) summary of your proposed presentation (no longer than 150 words)

3-4 papers will be selected from the submissions received, and the student presenters will be notified in early December 2017.

A student whose paper is selected for presentation will receive a $1000 travel stipend plus paid conference registration courtesy of Sigma Delta Pi and a complimentary awards banquet ticket and student membership in AATSP courtesy of the AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese).  However, the same student is expected to secure travel-related funding for all remaining expenses through his/her college/university, either via the academic departments, the dean’s or provost’s office, the office of student activities, or other institutional sources.   Colleges/universities often provide funding for students presenting at conferences.  Your chapter adviser can assist you with exploring these funding options.  Sigma Delta Pi is unable to provide monetary support beyond the $1000 travel stipend and conference registration per selected student.

For information on the AATSP conference in June 2018, please visit the website: www.aatsp.org.

Any questions should be directed to the Executive Director: delmastromp@cofc.edu