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.
Students who meet the requirements for initiation at Lynchburg College: have completed a minimum of 4 college courses in English language or literature (English 203 or higher), have earned at least a 3.3 average in English and a 3.0 in general scholarship, have earned a rank at least in the highest 35% of their class in general scholarship, are currently a junior or senior, and have the approval of the English Department faculty.
For more information, contact Dr. Leslie Layne, 434.544.8686, and Dr. Robin Bates, 434.544.8535, .
President: Deirdre Scanlon
Vice President: Sarah Bryant
Historian: Erin Gough
Treasurer: Colin Pendleton
Lynchburg College holds an annual ceremony in the spring for new inductees into the Nu Beta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta.