Sigma Tau Delta is an International English Honor Society founded in 1924. It seeks to cultivate creative ability among advanced students with a major or minor in English. Lynchburg College has had a chapter, Nu Beta, since 1928. Once a member, you are eligible to compete for scholarships, internships, and writing awards sponsored by the Society.
Candidates for membership in Sigma Tau Delta must have completed a minimum of two college courses in English language or literature beyond ENGL111 and ENGL112. The candidate must have a minimum 3.0 English and overall QPA and must have completed at least three semesters of college course work. Candidates for membership need not be majoring or minoring in the discipline of English.
For more information, contact Dr. Leslie Layne, 434.544.8686, and Dr. Robin Bates, 434.544.8535, .
President: DeAndre Short
Vice President: Angelica Santiago Gonzalez
Historian and Treasurer: Jasmine Smith
Lynchburg College holds an annual ceremony in the spring for new inductees into the Nu Beta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta.
Ten students were inducted on March 18, 2016: Allie Dietz, Angelica Santiago Gonzalez, Becky Johnson, Terry Lee, Meredith Persinger, DeAndre Short, Jasmine Smith, Linwood Stevens, Amelia Walker, and Brooke Wohlford.