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.
- President: Abigail Lawrence ’24
- Vice President: Alexandra Crissman ’24
- Secretary: Alison Morrison ’23
- Historian: Gracie Dooley ’23
- Treasurer: Jesse Wood ’25
University of Lynchburg holds an annual ceremony in the spring for new inductees into the Nu Beta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta.
Nine students were inducted and recognized on April 26, 2022:
- Spring 2021 inductees: Alejandra Bonilla ’22, Anna Catherine Kueng ’22, and Nicole Tolley ’22
- Spring 2022 inductees: Alexandra Crissman ’24, Gracie Dooley ’23, Abigail Lawrence ’24, Alison Morrison ’23, Sophia Tully ’23, and Jesse Wood ’25
Aubrey Plourde, PhD
Assistant Professor of English