Sigma Tau Delta

MSU Denver is home to the Alpha Psi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an honor society of English majors and minors dedicated to promoting the study of language and literature.*

Do you want to join a community of like-minded people? Looking to get involved more on campus? Aren’t sure what Sigma Tau Delta is? Below are just a few things Sigma Tau Delta offers to members.


Academic Recognition

  • Members receive a personalized Sigma Tau Delta membership certificate and the official Society pin to signify high achievement in English language, writing, and literature.
  • Members may wear Sigma Tau Delta regalia at graduation and other important ceremonies to celebrate their accomplishments.


Writing Awards and Opportunities

  • Members may submit papers for publication in The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle and The Sigma Tau Delta Review. Works selected for publication are also eligible for overall awards and monetary prizes.
  • Members may submit articles to Sigma Tau Delta’s online publications, The Sigma Tau Delta Newsletter and WORDY by Nature, the official Sigma Tau Delta blog.
  • Members may submit articles to Sigma Tau Delta’s regional publications, where available.


Annual Convention

  • Members may submit papers for presentation at the annual Sigma Tau Delta international convention. Works selected for presentation are also eligible for overall awards and monetary prizes.
  • Members who attend the annual convention have opportunities to hear students from throughout the U.S. and abroad present their creative and critical writing, to attend sessions on student leadership and chapter activities, and to listen to presentations by noted authors. Featured speakers at recent conventions include Neil Gaiman (2009), Azar Nafisi (2010), Poet Laureate Kay Ryan (2011), Natasha Trethewey (2012), and Ursula Le Guin (2013).


If you’re interested, click here to be taken to MSU Denver’s Sigma Tau Delta site.



* as described by MSU Denver

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