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.

National Awards for 2017

Sigma Delta Pi is pleased to announce the following National Awards for 2017:

Ignacio and Sophie Galbis Award

Chapter Pi Epsilon, California State University San Marcos

Phoenix Award

Queens University of Charlotte, Professor Erin DeBell.

Minaya Álvar-Fáñez Award

Professor Cynthia Meléndrez
California State University San Marcos

Chapter Project Grant

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Recipient of 2016 Minaya Álvar-Fáñez Award

Professor Angela Bailey de las Heras, Faculty Adviser of the Eta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi at Illinois State University, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Minaya Álvar-Fáñez Award for exemplary initiative in encouraging and assisting
with chapter activities.