Sigma Delta Pi’s First SHLE Study Abroad Award Winner: Mr. David Andrew Lynch of North Central Texas College

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,

is pleased to announce that Mr. David Andrew Lynch of the North Central Texas College Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria de la Lengua Española (SHLE) is our inaugural Juan Manuel Sampere Scholarship winner for the SHLE Undergraduate Study Abroad Award Program. Mr. Lynch will spend four weeks studying abroad in Costa Rica in July 2019 with Estudio Sampere

Sigma Delta Pi’s Ignacio and Sophie Galbis Award, 2018

Sigma Delta Pi,
the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,
is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 Ignacio and Sophie Galbis Award:

Wittenberg University
Chapter Lambda Iota
Faculty Advisers: Elizabeth Amaya & Mary Zuidema

The Premio Ignacio y Sophie Galbis is named in memory of Ignacio Galbis, former Executive Secretary-Treasurer, who, along with his wife Sophie, served Sigma Delta Pi for more than two decades with uncommon love, dedication and efficiency. This award will be presented each year to a chapter whose annual report of activities is judged indicative of genuinely outstanding work in the furtherance of our purposes.

Sigma Delta Pi’s Honor Chapters, 2018

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate
Hispanic Honor Society,
is pleased to announce the following
Honor Chapters for 2018:

 

Abilene Christian University
(chapter and adviser): Omega Gamma, Beatriz Alem-Walker

California State University San Marcos
Psi Epsilon, Cynthia Meléndrez

Friends University
Kappa Phi, Jerry Smartt

Illinois State University
Eta Upsilon, Angela Bailey de las Heras

Montclair State University
Delta Chi, Antonella Calarota-Ninman

Ohio University
Pi Rho/Tau of Ohio, Ashwini Ganeshan

Texas Tech University
Alpha Phi, Comfort Pratt

Truman State University
Rho Rho, Lucy F. Lee

University of Northern Colorado
Pi Zeta, Efraín E. Garza

Wittenberg University
Lambda Iota, Elizabeth Amaya & Mary Zuidema

Honor Chapters (Capítulos de Honor y Mérito) are selected each year by the Executive Committee based upon annual reports submitted by the chapters. Awardees are those chapters that have distinguished themselves during the academic year with activities and projects that best reflect the mission of the Society. Honor Chapters receive a certificate along with recognition both on the Society’s national website and in Entre Nosotros.

Sigma Delta Pi’s Phoenix Award, 2018: Ohio University

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate
Hispanic Honor Society, congratulates

Ohio University

The University of Ohio’s Chapter Pi Rho/Tau of Ohio,
the 2018 recipient of the Phoenix Award:

Established in 2012, this award recognizes one chapter for a year of extraordinary and exemplary activity as compared to the previous year(s).

Sigma Delta Pi’s Outstanding Chapter Adviser of the Year: PREMIO MINAYA ÁLVAR-FÁÑEZ, 2018

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate
Hispanic Honor Society, congratulates

Dr. Jerry Smartt, Friends University

Dr. Jerry Smartt of Friends University,
the 2018 recipient of the Minaya Álvar-Fáñez Award:

Established in 2004, this award may recognize yearly one Chapter Adviser for exemplary initiative in encouraging and assisting with chapter activities. The awardee will receive a plaque and a cash award and will be chosen by the Executive Committee on the basis of the Annual Reports that each active chapter submits at the end of the academic year.

Premio Mario Vargas Llosa 2018: MONDAY, May 1 Nomination Deadline

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,
and the AATSP, the American Association of Spanish and Portuguese,
are pleased to announce their 8th annual

 Mario Vargas Llosa Award

 to be 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.

 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Nominee must be a full-time undergraduate student;
  2. Nominee must have completed at least eight (8) upper-division courses (post intermediate level) total in Spanish language, literature and culture;
  3. Nominee must be a member of Sigma Delta Pi;
  4. Nominator must be a member of the AATSP;
  5. The completed “Nomination Form” (download here) and all specified supporting materials must be submitted via e-mail by May 1, 2018.  Incomplete nominations will be disqualified.

Selection of the 2018 award will be made by a committee comprising leaders from both Sigma Delta Pi and the AATSP with Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Director serving as chair.

Nominees will be selected upon the basis of academic achievement in all upper-division Spanish courses completed and extra-curricular involvement as related to Spanish.

Sigma Delta Pi provides the 2018 Mario Vargas Llosa Award recipient with a plaque, the most recent issue of the Maria Moliner Diccionario de uso de español and one of Vargas Llosa’s novels; the AATSP will organize and host the award venue at their 2018 conference in Salamanca, Spain.  Sigma Delta Pi and the AATSP will provide a travel stipend to defer costs related to attending the conference. The awardee will be announced prior to the AATSP Conference.

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: May 1, 2018

Sigma Delta Pi: Upcoming Deadlines

UPCOMING DEADLINES FOR SIGMA DELTA PI OPPORTUNITIES:

April 15, 2018

Submissions for 7th Annual Facebook Photo Contest. Click here for details.

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 certificates. Click 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.

Premio Mario Vargas Llosa 2018: MONDAY, May 1 Nomination Deadline

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: May 1, 2018

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,
and the AATSP, the American Association of Spanish and Portuguese,
are pleased to announce their 8th annual

Mario Vargas Llosa Award

to be 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.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Nominee must be a full-time undergraduate student;
  2. Nominee must have completed at least eight (8) upper-division courses (post intermediate level) total in Spanish language, literature and culture;
  3. Nominee must be a member of Sigma Delta Pi;
  4. Nominator must be a member of the AATSP;
  5. The completed “Nomination Form” (download here) and all specified supporting materials must be submitted via e-mail by May 1, 2018.  Incomplete nominations will be disqualified.

Selection of the 2018 award will be made by a committee comprising leaders from both Sigma Delta Pi and the AATSP with Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Director serving as chair.

Nominees will be selected upon the basis of academic achievement in all upper-division Spanish courses completed and extra-curricular involvement as related to Spanish.

Sigma Delta Pi provides the 2018 Mario Vargas Llosa Award recipient with a plaque, the most recent issue of the Maria Moliner Diccionario de uso de español and one of Vargas Llosa’s novels; the AATSP will organize and host the award venue at their 2018 conference in Salamanca, Spain.  Sigma Delta Pi and the AATSP will provide a travel stipend to defer costs related to attending the conference. The awardee will be announced prior to the AATSP Conference.

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: May 1, 2018

Sigma Delta Pi: Upcoming Deadlines

Upcoming deadlines for Sigma Delta Pi opportunities:

April 15, 2018

Submissions for 7th Annual Facebook Photo Contest. Click here for details.

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 certificates. Click 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.

Sigma Delta Pi: Upcoming Deadlines

March 15, 2018

Submissions for Sigma Delta Pi & Vista Higher Learning’s inaugural video contest: Click here for details.

April 15, 2018

Submissions for 7th Annual Facebook Photo Contest. Click here for details.

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 certificates. Click 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.