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Sigma Tau Delta

English Department
277 Fenton Hall
State University of
New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: (716) 673-3125
Fax: (716) 673-4661

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.

Undergraduate membership:
Candidates 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.

Graduate membership:
Candidates 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.


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. Ann Siegle Drege, Faculty Advisor.

Chapter Co-Presidents: Rachel Beneway and Emily Green


Recent and Ongoing Events:

Coffee Talks



December 4, 2015 | 12:00 pm to 1:00pm

English Reading Room

Dr. Christina Jarvis will be speaking about her research on Vonnegut.




Short Story Series

WCA Home | October 27, 2015 to November 17, 2015

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 Rachel Beneway for information. 


bedtime Bedtime Stories

 Reed Library Japanese Garden

Last semester, the English Department faculty and students gathered on April 29, 2015 to read bedtime stories to community children. Everyone wore PJ's and snacked on animal crackers.

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