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.

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 Day”: Virtual Event Recorded and Now Available! Special Offer on History Book for Entire Month of May

“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: 1 de Mayo

Whether you attended or missed yesterday afternoon’s 2nd annual Sigma Delta Pi Day virtual event to commemorate the first formal induction of members on May 1, 1920,
a recording is now available that you may share with all interested parties: https://youtu.be/vBgvhRD4udA.

Yesterday’s event highlighted the history of the Orden de Don Quijote, one of the Society’s highest honors, and culminated with the virtual induction into this Order of Drs. Joan L. Brown (U of Delaware) and Michael Scott Doyle (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) for their outstanding contributions to Hispanism.
A complete list of past initiates is available at https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/awards/711-2/.
This and other select past events, historical documents, and archived photos from triennial conventions and other occasions are available at
https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/archives-and-photos/.

May Special:

During the entire month of May to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi Day on May 1, 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 signed copy of Del Mastro’s 2020 book when purchased through Sigma Delta Pi’s national website (click here).  A great gift for graduating members! (Copies not obtained through the national headquarters are not part of this special May offer.)

For additional announcements and news:
https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/

Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month, History Book Special and Ruth Barnes Replica Membership Pin

November 2020 is Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month

During all of November and to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st Birthday,
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/.
This book can serve as a special award/recognition for chapter members or guest speakers, or as a holiday gift.

There is still time to hold a fall 2020 initiation of new members!

Remember that the limited-edition, Ruth Barnes replica membership pin (pictured above)
is issued to every new member initiated through December 31, 2020
to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s very first, formal initiation ceremony on May 1, 1920.

Remember that guidelines for remote (ZOOM) ceremonies are available at
https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-and-shle-policy-for-remote-events/.

November 2020: National Charter Month, Remote Poetry Recital on 11/14 @ 4:00pm (EST), Sigma Delta Pi’s History Book

November is Sigma Delta Pi’s National Charter Month!

Recital Virtual de Poesía


To celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st birthday and National Charter Month, join us via ZOOM
(link forthcoming) on Saturday, November 14 from 4:00-5:00pm (EST) for our
inaugural national poetry recital.

Recite a poem in Spanish or simply attend!

To perform during the event:

  • Poems may be original (authored by submitter) or by someone else, and must be in Spanish; no poem may exceed 2 minutes when recited (reading is acceptable).
  • Initial restriction of 2 poems per chapter (not 2 poems per member, but 1 poem per student member); participants must be Sigma Delta P members and active members of the Society.
  • Preference given to our student members of the Society.
  • Those planning to recite a poem must send it via e-mail as a specific request to sdpnational@gmail.com by November 6. E-mail must include student’s complete name, home chapter, a copy of the poem, and identification of the poem’s author.
  • All Sigma Delta Pi members are invited to attend, but only those with submitted and accepted poems may recite.
  • Depending upon the number of submissions, these rules may be modified to ensure robust participation (e.g., a chapter could have more than 2 persons reciting, and chapter advisers may recite depending upon).
  • All questions to sdpnational@gmail.com.
  • Zoom details will be sent to all the week of 11/9.

During this entire month and to commemorate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st Birthday on November 14,
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/.

If you have not yet held a fall 2020 initiation of new members, why not plan an initiation ceremony in November to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st 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/.

November 2020: Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st B-Day, National Charter Month, and Remote Poetry Recital on 11/14 @ 4:00pm (EST)

NEXT MONTH:
November 2020 is Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st 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 Century: 1919-2019, available at Sigma Delta Pi’s national website:

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

If you have not yet held a fall 2020 initiation of new members, why not plan an initiation ceremony in November to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st 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/.

Recital Virtual de Poesía

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 14 from 4-5:00pm (EST) for Sigma Delta Pi’s inaugural national poetry recital via ZOOM to honor Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st Birthday. Recite a poem in Spanish, or simply attend!

If you wish to recite a poem, please note the following:

  • Poems may be original (authored by submitter) or by someone else, and must be in Spanish; no poem may exceed 2 minutes when recited (reading is acceptable).
  • Initial restriction of 2 poems per chapter (not 2 poems per member, but 1 poem per student member); participants must be Sigma Delta P members and active members of the Society.
  • Preference given to our student members of the Society.
  • Those planning to recite a poem must send it via e-mail as a specific request to sdpnational@gmail.com by November 6. E-mail must include student’s complete name, home chapter, a copy of the poem, and identification of the poem’s author.
  • All Sigma Delta Pi members are invited to attend, but only those with submitted and accepted poems may recite.
  • Depending upon the number of submissions, the rules above may be modified to ensure robust participation (e.g., a chapter could have more than 2 persons reciting, and chapter advisers may recite depending upon).
  • All questions to sdpnational@gmail.com.
  • Zoom details will be sent to all the week of 11/9

November 2020: Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st B-Day, National Charter Month, Various Events & Opportunities

NEXT MONTH:
November 2020 is Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st 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/.
 
If you have not yet held a fall 2020 initiation of new members, why not plan an initiation ceremony in November to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st 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 Saturday, November 14 at 4:00pm for a national poetry recital via ZOOM to honor Sigma Delta Pi’s 101st Birthday.
Details forthcoming for participation.

Sigma Delta Pi’s History Panel at the 102nd Annual AATSP Conference in Puerto Rico, July 2020: Recorded and Available Now Online!

SIGMA DELTA PI HISTORY PANEL

SDP_AATSP Joint Logo

100 YEARS OF HISTORY:
SIGMA DELTA PI, THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE HISPANIC HONOR SOCIETY (1919-2019), AND ITS CHAPTERS

This panel was originally accepted and scheduled for presentation at the AATSP’s 102nd Annual Conference in Puerto Rico in July 2020.
Because of the conference’s postponement due to COVID-19, in early June 2020 participates recorded their planned presentations (click to access).