Sigma Tau Delta

 How to Apply:
Students must fill out an application, available in the English Department main office. There is also a membership fee of $40. Payment is due with the completed application.

Criteria for eligibility for Sigma Tau Delta membership
Student membership is available to all undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in a degree program at SUNY Fredonia’s Department of English.

Candidates for undergraduate membership must have four semesters of college work, as well as minimum of four college courses in the English department at SUNY Fredonia, beyond the usual requirement for English composition. They must also have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average in English.

Candidates for graduate membership must be enrolled in a graduate program in English, or one of its specializations, have completed nine semester hours of graduate work or the equivalent, and have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 in English.

Applications are due by Friday, March 13th.

STD Award Ceremony

Sigma Tau Delta is the International English Honors Society. The SUNY Fredonia chapter sponsors activities for English students, faculty, and the broader community. For more information, contact Dr. Ted Steinberg, Faculty Advisor.

Chapter President: Courtney Loiacono


Recent and Ongoing Events:

coffee Coffee Talks

Next one ¦ Friday, March 13th ¦ 12:00 pm

English Reading Room


Join us for an informal talk over coffee on Friday, March 13th at noon. The topic of the talk is poetry and social activist movements, where we will be reading some contemporary poetry from the Poets for Ferguson, watching slam poetry and reading historical poetry.

Applications for Sigma Tau Delta are now available in the English Department or can be printed here. This talk is themed around discovering what your passion for literature is in English through discourse with professors.  


Short Story Series

at the WCA Home 

Short Stories Series: a weekly series that brings English students to the local WCA home on Temple Street to read short stories to senior citizen residents. If interested in volunteering to read, contact Sigma Tau Delta member Alison Philips for information. 


bedtime Bedtime Stories

Last semester ¦ April 29th ¦ 6:30-7:30pm

Reed Library Japanese Garden

Last semester, the English Department faculty and students gathered to read bedtime stories to community children. Everyone wore PJ's and snacked on animal crackers.

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