Sigma Delta Pi
Alpha Xi Chapter
Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica), was established on November 14, 1919, at the University of California Berkeley. The Society's insignia is the royal seal of Fernando and Isabel, representing Castille, León and Aragón. Sigma Delta Pi's colors are red and gold, its flower is the red carnation, and its motto is the Greek phrase "Spanías Didagéi Proágomen" meaning "Let's go forth/continue forth under the teaching/guidance of the Spanish language."
Sigma Delta Pi is a national honorary society composed of undergraduate students who have shown outstanding achievement in the field of Spanish. An initiation is held every fall to welcome new members in the organization.
Professor Cynthia Wasick, is the current chapter adviser.
- 3.7 or above GPA in Spanish courses 3300-level or above
- completion of 9 hours in Spanish & Portuguese, of which
- 9 hours must be in 3300-level courses or above
*Students who are currently abroad cannot apply; they may do so during their senior year.
Sigma Delta Pi Graduate Research Grants
Sigma Delta Pi will award up to four graduate research grants of $2000 each for use during the summer of 2017 and the 2016-17 academic year. Only graduate students in Hispanic Studies who are active members of Sigma Delta Pi are eligible to apply for these grants. Click here for the downloadable application and accompanying details for the 2017 program.
For further details contact:
- Current Sigma Delta Pi Faculty Advisor: Professor Cynthia Wasick
The National Office of Sigma Delta Pi:
66 George Street
Charleston, S.C. 29424-0001 USA
We would like to warmly welcome the following new members of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi, Alpha Xi chapter, who participated in the induction ceremony November 2017
Coleman Cox II
Charlie Hawkins IV
Sigma Delta Pi Officers 2018
President: Sarah Griffith
Vice-President: Alexandra Verzella
Secretary: Henry Utset
Historian: Sofia Shirley