“Sigma Delta Pi Day” Museo Virtual Ruth H. Barnes Now Open! Ongoing Call for Chapter Submissions for the Museum & Frida Kahlo Award

“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: Museo Virtual

Miriam Burt, socia fundadora de Sigma Delta Pi.

To commemorate the anniversary of the Society’s first formal induction ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 1920
at founding member Miriam Burt’s home on 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA,
the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society will hold its 3rd annual
“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”
on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 5:00pm EDST
with a remote inauguration via Zoom of its latest project: El Museo Virtual.

If you missed the event, the video recording is available at https://youtu.be/793EfNIbGc8

The Ruth H. Barnes Virtual Museum is now open!: https://sigmadeltapi.org/museo-virtual-ruth-h-barnes/

At any time, chapters may submit pictures of their signed charters (the document/canvas your chapter was issued when founded) for inclusion in the Museo Virtual.  If your chapter has a charter that was issued prior to the year 2000 that you would like to contribute to the gallery, please upload a high-resolution photo (gif or jpg file) in the following shared folder:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1t3suWNYFzhcDKGd_3OeG_1DmcB4trJ00?usp=sharing

Additionally we continue to welcome ALL YEAR LONG other contributions for our “Artifacts Gallery” that may have been passed down to our advisers.  If you have copies of old certificates, paper order forms or correspondence, please upload your photos for consideration at

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1t3suWNYFzhcDKGd_3OeG_1DmcB4trJ00?usp=sharing

All uploaded documents, photos, etc., should be explicitly labeled in the title of the uploaded file (e.g., chapter name, college/university, item in question, etc.)

ONGOING CALL FOR CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS:


Chapters are asked to UPLOAD IN THE AFOREMENTIONED SHARED FOLDER Sigma Delta Pi historical content for possible inclusion in the Museo Virtual  (electronic submissions only):

·  Staged Photos (may include works of Sigma Delta Pi-related art: drawings, paintings, etc.). All photos must include a brief caption (50 words or less) with chapter name and description; for photos of events (initiation ceremonies will not be considered): also include date(s). Photos of poor quality or inadequate resolution cannot be considered.

·  Short Videos
·  Poems
·  Music (audio files)
·  Other (this list is not exhaustive as we expect creative chapters may have unique, relevant ideas for exhibits)

Large files should NOT be sent as attachments, but rather as links to the file(s) in cloud storage (e.g.: GoogleDrive, OneDrive, Dropbox). All submissions should be sent either by an official chapter adviser or student officers, and will be reviewed by Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Committee for possible inclusion in the Museo Virtual.

Submissions accepted all year by uploading items at  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1t3suWNYFzhcDKGd_3OeG_1DmcB4trJ00?usp=sharing

“Sigma Delta Pi Day” today, Sunday, May 1, 2022 Special Virtual Commemoration at 5:00pm EDST. Please Join Us and Share Content for Possible Inclusion in the Museum.

“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: Domingo, 1 de Mayo de 2022

Miriam Burt, socia fundadora de Sigma Delta Pi.

To commemorate the anniversary of the Society’s first formal induction ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 1920
at founding member Miriam Burt’s home on 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA,
the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society will hold its 3rd annual
“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”
on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 5:00pm EDST
with a remote inauguration via Zoom of its latest project: El Museo Virtual

Please join us for this 30-minute,  free virtual event by clicking here to register.

Several virtual halls will be presented during this event to include an “Artifacts Gallery.”  Chapters may still send pictures of their signed charters (the document/canvas your chapter was issued when founded) for inclusion in the Museo Virtual.  If your chapter has a charter that was issued prior to the year 2000 that you would like to contribute to the gallery, please send a high-resolution photo (gif or jpg file) to sdpnational@gmail.com.

Additionally we welcome other contributions for our “Artifacts Gallery” that may have been passed down to our advisers.  If you have copies of old certificates, paper order forms or correspondence, please consider sending photos of the items for consideration to sdpnational@gmail.com.

ONGOING CALL FOR CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS:


Chapters are asked to submit Sigma Delta Pi historical content for possible inclusion in the Museo Virtual  by sending via e-mail to sdpnational@gmail.com the following for consideration (electronic submissions only):

·  Staged Photos (may include works of Sigma Delta Pi-related art: drawings, paintings, etc.). All photos must include a brief caption (50 words or less) with chapter name and description; for photos of events (initiation ceremonies will not be considered): also include date(s). Photos of poor quality or inadequate resolution cannot be considered.

·  Short Videos
·  Poems
·  Music (audio files)
·  Other (this list is not exhaustive as we expect creative chapters may have unique, relevant ideas for exhibits)

Large files should NOT be sent as attachments, but rather as links to the file(s) in cloud storage (e.g.: GoogleDrive, OneDrive, Dropbox). All submissions should be sent either by an official chapter adviser or student officers, and will be reviewed by Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Committee for possible inclusion in the Museo Virtual.

Submissions accepted all year long at sdpnational@gmail.com.

“Sigma Delta Pi Day” This Sunday, May 1, 2022 Special Virtual Commemoration at 5:00pm EDST. Please Join Us and Share Content for Possible Inclusion in the Museum.

“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: Domingo, 1 de Mayo de 2022

Miriam Burt, socia fundadora de Sigma Delta Pi.

To commemorate the anniversary of the Society’s first formal induction ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 1920
at founding member Miriam Burt’s home on 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA,
the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society will hold its 3rd annual
“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”
on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 5:00pm EDST
with a remote inauguration via Zoom of its latest project: El Museo Virtual

Please join us for this 30-minute,  free virtual event by clicking here to register.

Several virtual halls will be presented during this event to include an “Artifacts Gallery.”  Chapters may still send pictures of their signed charters (the document/canvas your chapter was issued when founded) for inclusion in the Museo Virtual.  If your chapter has a charter that was issued prior to the year 2000 that you would like to contribute to the gallery, please send a high-resolution photo (gif or jpg file) to sdpnational@gmail.com.

Additionally we welcome other contributions for our “Artifacts Gallery” that may have been passed down to our advisers.  If you have copies of old certificates, paper order forms or correspondence, please consider sending photos of the items for consideration to sdpnational@gmail.com.

ONGOING CALL FOR CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS:


Chapters are asked to submit Sigma Delta Pi historical content for possible inclusion in the Museo Virtual  by sending via e-mail to sdpnational@gmail.com the following for consideration (electronic submissions only):

·  Staged Photos (may include works of Sigma Delta Pi-related art: drawings, paintings, etc.). All photos must include a brief caption (50 words or less) with chapter name and description; for photos of events (initiation ceremonies will not be considered): also include date(s). Photos of poor quality or inadequate resolution cannot be considered.

·  Short Videos
·  Poems
·  Music (audio files)
·  Other (this list is not exhaustive as we expect creative chapters may have unique, relevant ideas for exhibits)

Large files should NOT be sent as attachments, but rather as links to the file(s) in cloud storage (e.g.: GoogleDrive, OneDrive, Dropbox). All submissions should be sent either by an official chapter adviser or student officers, and will be reviewed by Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Committee for possible inclusion in the Museo Virtual.

Submissions accepted all year long at sdpnational@gmail.com.

Charter Challenge, Call for Chapter Contributions: April 1 Deadline

Sigma Delta Pi’s Charter Challenge

To celebrate Sigma Delta Pi Day on May 1 at 5:00pm (click here for free registration and to confirm your virtual attendance), the Executive Committee will host a virtual inauguration and preliminary tour of the National Collegiate Hispanic Society’s latest project:  El Museo Virtual de Sigma Delta Pi.

Several virtual halls will be included with this project to include an “Artifacts Gallery.”  We would like to include photos of chapter charters signed by every past Sigma Delta Pi president.  If your chapter has a charter that was issued prior to the year 2000 that you would like to contribute to the gallery, please send a photo (gif or jpg file) of the charter to sdpnational@gmail.com.

Additionally we welcome any other contributions for our “Artifacts Gallery” that may have been passed down to our advisers.  If you have copies of old certificates, paper order forms or correspondence, please consider sending photos of the items for consideration to sdpnational@gmail.com.

CALL FOR CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS:

This project also includes a  “Virtual Chapter Gallery.”  Chapters are asked to propose Sigma Delta Pi historical content for this gallery by sending via e-mail to sdpnational@gmail.com the following for consideration (electronic submissions only):

·  Staged Photos (may include works of Sigma Delta Pi-related art: drawings, paintings, etc.). All photos must include a brief caption (50 words or less) with chapter name and description; for photos of events (initiation ceremonies will not be considered): also include date(s). Photos of poor quality or inadequate resolution cannot be considered.

·  Short Videos

·  Poems

·  Music (audio files)

·  Other (this list is not exhaustive as we expect creative chapters may have unique, relevant ideas for exhibits)

Large files should NOT be sent as attachments, but rather as links to the file(s) in cloud storage (e.g.: GoogleDrive, OneDrive, Dropbox). All submissions should be sent either by an official chapter adviser or student officers, and will be reviewed by Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Committee for possible inclusion in the Museo Virtual.

Submissions will be accepted all year long, but to be considered for inclusion with the inaugural event on May 1, they must be received at sdpnational@gmail.com by April 1, 2022.

“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 Day” TODAY, Saturday, May 1, 2021: Special Virtual Commemoration TODAY at 5:00pm EDST. Please Join Us!

“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: HOY, Sábado, 1 de Mayo de 2021

Miriam Burt, socia fundadora de Sigma Delta Pi.

In recognition of the Society’s first formal induction ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 1920
at founding member Miriam Burt’s home on 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA,
Sigma Delta Pi invites all members and friends to a special commemoration of Sigma Delta Pi Day today, Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 5:00pm EDST via Zoom:

https://cofc.zoom.us/j/9022199457
Meeting ID: 902 219 9457

Today’s event will highlight the history of our prestigious Orden de Don Quijote with a short reading from the 2020 book Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century, 1919-2019 (https://linguatextbooks.com/collections/juan-de-la-cuesta-hispanic-monographs/products/sigma-delta-pi-rediscovering-a-century-1919-2019),
followed by a rare initiation into this Order of two highly accomplished Hispanists. 

Please join us for today’s virtual event that will last approximately 45 minutes.

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

“Sigma Delta Pi Day” on Saturday, May 1, 2021: Special Virtual Commemoration at 5:00pm EDST. Please Join Us!

“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: Sábado, 1 de Mayo de 2021

Miriam Burt, socia fundadora de Sigma Delta Pi.

To commemorate the anniversary of the Society’s first formal induction ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 1920 at founding member Miriam Burt’s home on 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA, chapters are encouraged to recognize our 2nd annual “Día de Sigma Delta Pi” with events that might include the remote induction of new members, among other activities.

At the national level, Sigma Delta Pi invites all members and friends to a special commemoration of Sigma Delta Pi Day on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 5:00pm EDST via Zoom:

https://cofc.zoom.us/j/9022199457
Meeting ID: 902 219 9457

This year’s event will highlight the history of our prestigious Orden de Don Quijote with a short reading from the 2020 book Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century, 1919-2019 (https://linguatextbooks.com/collections/juan-de-la-cuesta-hispanic-monographs/products/sigma-delta-pi-rediscovering-a-century-1919-2019),
followed by a rare initiation into this Order of two highly accomplished Hispanists. 

Please join us for this virtual event that will last approximately 45 minutes.

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

New Members, National Awards, Merchandise (Graduation Gifts), and Sigma Delta Pi Day on May

Guidance for initiating new members and conducting remote events this spring:
https://sigmadeltapi.org/chapter-resources/planing-your-first-induction-ceremony/
https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-and-shle-policy-for-remote-events/

Best method to collect initiation dues from student candidates:
Venmo. See “Remote Collection of Membership Dues” at https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-and-shle-policy-for-remote-events/

Important chapter resources:
https://sigmadeltapi.org/chapter-resources/ for the initiation ritual (passcode: 1919), the guide to printing membership certificates, Zoom backgrounds, the Chapter Handbook (for both faculty advisers and student officers), purchase information for Sigma Delta Pi merchandise, and much more!

Sigma Delta Pi’s MANY national awards and recognitions for existing members and distinguished colleagues:
https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/awards/

National calendar of activities and deadlines:
Share and bookmark our regularly updated, Sigma Delta Pi Calendar for 2021: https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-calendar/

Sigma Delta Pi Day on Saturday May 1:
Join us via Zoom for Sigma Delta Pi Day on Saturday, May 1 at 5:00pm Eastern Time to commemorate the first official initiation ceremony of new members that took place on May 1, 1920 at the University of California, Berkeley.  Zoom link: https://cofc.zoom.us/j/9022199457

“Sigma Delta Pi Day” on Saturday, May 1, 2021: Special Virtual Commemoration at 5:00pm EDST. Please Join Us!

“Día de Sigma Delta Pi”: Sábado, 1 de Mayo de 2021

Miriam Burt, socia fundadora de Sigma Delta Pi.

To commemorate the anniversary of the Society’s first formal induction ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 1920 at founding member Miriam Burt’s home on 1629 Walnut Street in Berkeley, CA, chapters are encouraged to recognize our 2nd annual “Día de Sigma Delta Pi” with events that might include the remote induction of new members, among other activities.

At the national level, Sigma Delta Pi invites all members and friends to a special commemoration of Sigma Delta Pi Day on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 5:00pm EDST via Zoom:

https://cofc.zoom.us/j/9022199457
Meeting ID: 902 219 9457

This year’s event will highlight the history of our prestigious Orden de Don Quijote with a short reading from the 2020 book Sigma Delta Pi: Rediscovering a Century, 1919-2019 (https://linguatextbooks.com/collections/juan-de-la-cuesta-hispanic-monographs/products/sigma-delta-pi-rediscovering-a-century-1919-2019),
followed by a rare initiation into this Order of two highly accomplished Hispanists. 

Please join us for this virtual event that will last approximately 45 minutes.

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

Sigma Delta Pi Opportunities, Events, Deadlines & Merchandise/Special Gifts for Spring Graduates!

Opportunities for Members and Upcoming Events & Deadlines


For all important Society events and deadlines, bookmark the Sigma Delta Pi Calendar at https://sigmadeltapi.org/sigma-delta-pi-calendar/

Upcoming Events and Deadlines:

No Deadlines:

For Sigma Delta Pi merchandise (also appropriate as special gifts and chapter-based recognitions):

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