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eNews: May 1, 2013
May 13: Journal Submissions due
May 13: Chapter Officers Only Survey due
May 30: STC Student Membership Offer ends
June 13: Campus Better World Books Spring Drive ends
June 30: Chapter Annual Report due
Welcome Back Reactivated Chapters
The University of Toledo
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Convention Survey Raffle
Three winners, drawn from the pool of 466 convention survey respondents, have each received a www.Powells.com $50 gift card. Results from the survey will be used in the planning of the Sigma Tau Delta 2014 International Convention.
Photo Contest Winners
Best Overall Award
Most Humorous Award
2013 Summer Internship Recipients
Better World Books
Penguin Group (USA)
STC Student Membership Offer
WORDY by Nature Blog
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In This Issue
Online Journal Submissions Deadline: May 13
The Sigma Tau Delta Review is our annual journal of critical writing, publishing critical essays on literature, essays on rhetoric and composition, and essays devoted to pedagogical matters.
The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle is our annual journal of creative writing, poetry, prose, fiction, and creative non-fiction.
The latest issues of The Sigma Tau Delta Review and The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle were mailed to Lead Chapter Sponsors the week of April 15. Current and past issues are also available online.
New this year: Respond early for four chances to win $50!
As with last year's survey, the 2013 survey is multiple-choice, easy to complete, and a great source of ideas. (Outstanding Chapter Award applicants are required to submit a copy of their Chapter Annual Report as a synopsis of the previous year's activities.) Survey results will be posted on the Society's website this fall.
A separate survey was distributed to chapter officers. That survey is due on Monday, May 13, and offers two participant drawings for $25 each.
Sponsors who would like to be involved at the Society level can contribute in a variety of ways through committee work. The Society's various committees propose policy changes to the Board of Directors, judge scholarships and awards, conduct annual reviews of our website and publications, and help develop programming. We particularly invite you to serve in the areas listed below.
If you are interested in expanding your Sigma Tau Delta experience, please email Board President Sarah Dangelantonio.
At the 2013 International Convention, a voting student delegate from each attending chapter elected a Student Representative (SR) and an Associate Student Representative (ASR) for each of Sigma Tau Delta's six regions. Read their personal introductions, along with those of our Student Advisors and Alumni Representatives:
The spring issue of The Sigma Tau Delta Newsletter is now available in online format. The Newsletter showcases insightful and informative articles written by Sigma Tau Delta leaders, active chapter members, and alumni. Inside this issue you'll find:
It's time to ship all those books you have been collecting for the Campus Better World Books (BWB) Drive. Ship by June 13 to be eligible for great BWB prizes, including an international trip. Last semester these book drives made a sizable impact.
Contact email@example.com with your questions or to learn how you can get involved next semester.