Sigma Delta Pi Centennial Celebration (1919-2019) Begins Today! Mark Your Calendars for Related Events.

Today, January 1, 2019, Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,
begins its centennial commemoration of its founding on November 14, 1919
by a junior undergraduate student named Ruth Helen Barnes:

Ruth Barnes pic

This celebration will continue through June 30, 2020
to recognize the centennial of the first official induction ceremony of new members held on May 1, 1920 in Berkeley, CA.

During the next 18-months, we will recognize our Society’s 100-years through numerous initiatives, meetings and projects detailed on our new centennial webpage: 

Please bookmark and visit this page often for regular updates on various opportunities to participate in this historic commemoration.

A special “Felicidades” section of Entre Nosotros will feature reflections/tributes from Sigma Delta Pi’s members and friends, who are invited to submit their warm wishes for the 100th birthday of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

Submission deadline: January 25, 2019

Click here for submission details/instructions.



Dr. John T. Reid, Founder of Entre Nosotros and 2nd National President of Sigma Delta Pi.
News Service Biographical Files, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

National and Regional Meetings of Sigma Delta Pi in 2019:

17th Annual Informative Session and 2nd Annual Graduate Research Symposium at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference:
April 11-13 (click here)

Triennial Convention and Student Best Practices & Informative Session at the 101st Annual AATSP Conference in San Diego, CA:
July 8-11 (click here)

General Informative Session at the 69th Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference at Auburn University:
October 10-12 (click here)


Next Sigma Delta Pi Informative Session: Thursday, October 4, 2018 @ 3:15pm, U of TN, Knoxville

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,

invites chapter delegates in the southeast to join us for our next General Informative Session at the 68th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference at the University of Tennesse, Knoxville.

Day: Thursday, Ocober 4, 2018

Time: 3:15pm

Place: University of Tennesse, Knoxville; Humanities & Social Sciences Bldg 111

For conference registration:

The subsequent informative session will be held in April 2019 at the annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference:
Deadline for abstract submissions for the KFLC is 11/12/2018.

Did You Miss Sigma Delta Pi’s Informative Session and 6th Annual “Best Practices” Session at the 100th AATSP Conference in Salamanca, Spain? Join us at UTK in October 2018!

If you missed Sigma Delta Pi’s 6th Annual “Best Practices” and Informative Session at the 100th Annual Conference of the AATSP in Salamanca, Spain earlier this month, we will hold another Informative Session at the upcoming Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference on October 4-6, 2018 at the U of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Plan now to join us!  Click here for conference details and registration.