2019 inductees pictured above.
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. University of Lynchburg 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. Robin Bates, 434.544.8535, .
President: Barbara Yauss
Vice President: Julie Short
Historian: Trinity Byerly
Treasurer: Hiatt O’Connor
University of Lynchburg holds an annual ceremony in the spring for new inductees into the Nu Beta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta.
Ten students were inducted and recognized on March 29, 2019. Fall 2018 inductees: Emmalee Ayers, Francis Corry, Julie Short, and Barbara Yauss. Spring 2019 inductees: Trinity Byerly, Meagan Campbell, Mallory Henderson, Shannon Muller, Christopher “Hiatt” O’Connor, and Alyssa Tkacik.