Rockhurst University, MO
The Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI) is the latest major movement in education reform. As such, for Sigma Tau Delta members, it is a timely subject well worth contemplating and discussing—not just those of us who are (or plan to be) teachers.
Alvernia University, PA
Yes, I know...with a feast of delicious possibilities from which to choose a career (teacher, novelist, poet, journalist, advertising guru, etc.), technical writing is the steamed spinach on the bountiful table of the English discipline. But really, it is good for you!
Jon L Peacock
Long Island University Brooklyn, NY
I joined this wonderful English Honor Society when I was in grad school. Before that, for my undergrad, I studied acting.
Colin Herzog and Hannah Schmitt
Alpha Tau Chapter
St. Norbert College, WI
The world of comic books and graphic novels is one that understandably draws in many an English major: these texts offer a fusion of illustration and words, appealing to both one's mind and one's eye.
Hester Kaplan was the 2012 judge for the Sigma Tau Delta Journals. It is a privilege that she is kindly sharing her new work with Sigma Tau Delta members. Kaplan is the author of The Edge of Marriage, winner or the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, and Kinship Theory, a novel. She is the daughter of two writers, and grew up in a house stuffed with books.
Hester Kaplan's New Novel The Tell
William C. Johnson
Northern Illinois University
Sigma Tau Delta Lessons for Wordsmiths
Southern Arkansas University
The Numbers Game
the 2014 Convention