Sigma Delta Pi’s Centennial Celebration: Concluding 100 Years & Beginning Another Century. Recording of Virtual Awards Reception.

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Last night, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 7:00pm Eastern Time, Sigma Delta Pi held its first-ever, national Virtual Awards Reception to recognize the accomplishments of select chapters and members for the 2019-20 academic year.  We were honored with the virtual presence of many distinguished guests to include the AATSP’s Executive Director Sheri Spaine-Long who gave the opening toast, Past AATSP Executive Director and Sigma Delta Pi Honorary President Emily Spinelli, Past AATSP President Martha Vásquez, current AATSP President Ada Ortuzar-Young, Sigma Delta Pi’s National President Lucy F. Lee, President Emeritus Germán D. Carrillo, Regional Vice-Presidents, Honorary President Domnita Dumitrescu, several past national awardees, chapter faculty advisers and student chapter officers.

If you were unable to attend, you may view the recorded ceremony at Video of Sigma Delta Pi’s Virtual Awards Reception.

This event marked the conclusion of a memorable celebration of our Society’s centennial (1919-2019), and we look forward to the continued progress of our beloved organization through the support and exemplary work of all of you, our chapters, members and faculty advisers of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

“Spanías Didagéi Proágomen”

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

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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).

Sigma Delta Pi: Latest Historical Note Published in _MIFLC Review_

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Anticipating the publication of the book
Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century (1919-2019) in summer 2020,
we are pleased to share the latest historical note published in
volume 19, fall 2018-19 of the MIFLC Review:

Reflections on a Common Past: MIFLA and Sigma Delta Pi”
by Mark P. Del Mastro

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Sigma Delta Pi: Centennial Celebration and Replica Membership Pins for Spring 2020 Initiates

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In Spring 2020, Sigma Delta Pi celebrates the centennial
of its first formal induction of new members that took place on May 1, 1920 at 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA under the leadership of undergraduate student Ruth Helen Barnes, the Society’s founder and first president.

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Ruth H. Barnes

To commemorate its inaugural initiation ceremony,
Sigma Delta Pi will issue a replica of Ruth Barnes’ original membership pin
to every new member inducted during the spring of 2020:

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Current members may also purchase this special replica membership pin through their home chapters.

Sigma Delta Pi’s centennial celebration continues through July 2020,
and we encourage our chapters to plan local activities that are appropriate for this special period in our history.

Sigma Delta Pi: Submissions for 7th Annual Facebook Birthday Cake Picture Competition Due November 30! Inbox x

November 2019 is Sigma Delta Pi’s 100th B-day and
National Sigma Delta Pi Charter Month!

 

The focal event for National Charter Month is our 7th annual Facebook Birthday Cake Picture Competition to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 100th birthday.  To enter:

1) Through November 30, 2019, 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 100th 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.”

We will post each entry to our national Sigma Delta Pi Facebook page: www.facebook.com/sigmadeltapiChapters must NOT post their pictures directly to this page or they 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 certificate.  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: This Month, November 2019 is Our 100th B-Day and National Charter Month; 7th Annual Facebook Birthday Cake Picture Competition

November 2019 is Sigma Delta Pi’s 100th B-day and
National Sigma Delta Pi Charter Month!

This year’s Charter Month commemorates Sigma Delta Pi’s centennial:
Founded on November 14, 1919 at the University of California, Berkeley by undergraduate student Ruth Helen Barnes.

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Ruth H. Barnes,
Sigma Delta Pi’s Founder

How is your chapter commemorating Sigma Delta Pi’s 100th birthday this month?
November is a great opportunity to locate and display your chapter’s charter!

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There’s still time to hold an initiation ceremony this month to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 100th B-day and National Charter Month. An induction of new members can be held any time of year, and many chapters hold multiple initiations annually (once received, all orders are processed within 24 hours).

The focal event for National Chart Month is our 7th annual Facebook Birthday Cake Picture Competition to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 100th birthday.  To enter:

1) During the 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 100th 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.”

We will post each entry to our national Sigma Delta Pi Facebook page: www.facebook.com/sigmadeltapiChapters must NOT post their pictures directly to this page or they 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 certificate.  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’s Centennial Celebration at the 102nd Annual Conference of the AATSP: July 9-12, 2020: Deadline for CFP is November 1!

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Plan now to join Sigma Delta Pi in San Juan, Puerto Rico on July 9-12, 2020 for the AATSP’s 102nd Annual Conference.

This will be Sigma Delta Pi’s concluding event for its centennial celebration (2019-2020) with special programming to include:

Sigma Delta Pi Best Practices and Informative Session
Book Signing for Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century, 1919-2019
(a history of the Society’s 100 years)
Special Panel on Sigma Delta Pi’s History
Reception for Members and Guests

Visit the AATSP’s page for conference details and the CFP:

https://www.aatsp.org/page/2020conference

Sigma Delta Pi: November 2019 is Our 100th B-Day and National Charter Month; 7th Annual Facebook Birthday Cake Picture Competition

Next Month:

November 2019 is Sigma Delta Pi’s 100th B-day and
National Sigma Delta Pi Charter Month!

This year’s Charter Month commemorates Sigma Delta Pi’s centennial:
Founded on November 14, 1919 at the University of California, Berkeley by undergraduate student Ruth Helen Barnes.

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Please plan your chapter’s centennial programming now and related activities for the historic commemoration in November.  This is also a great opportunity to locate and display your chapter’s charter!

Framed_Charter

Why not plan an initiation ceremony to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 100th B-day and National Charter Month in November? An induction of new members can be held any time of year, and many chapters hold multiple initiations annually (once received, all orders are processed within 24 hours).

The focal event for National Chart Month is our 7th annual Facebook Birthday Cake Picture Competition to celebrate Sigma Delta Pi’s 100th birthday.  To enter:

1) During the 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 100th 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.”

We will post each entry to our national Sigma Delta Pi Facebook page: www.facebook.com/sigmadeltapiChapters must NOT post their pictures directly to this page or they 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 certificate.  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.