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Sigma Tau Delta

About Alpha Nu Psi Chapter of

Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta is an international English Honors Society founded in 1924.  Sigma strives to

  •  Confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies
  • Provide through local chapters cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language
  • Foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, and writing
  • Promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members
  • Exhibit high standards of academic excellence
  • Serve society by fostering literacy

Chapters are located in Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States; there are approximately 8,500 members inducted annually.

Northwestern's Alpha Nu Psi Chapter is sponsored by Dr. Jennifer Page, Assistant Professor of English.

To become a member of Sigma at Northwestern, undergraduate candidates must

  • Have completed at least three semesters of college work
  • Have completed at least two college courses in English beyond the usual freshman requirements
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA in English courses
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA in general scholarship

Awards and Scholarships

Sigma commits thousands of dollars each year to awards and scholarships for members and chapters.

Service Opportunities

Alpha Nu Psi considers community service an integral part of its mission.  Members have become involved in a number of service projects, including adult literacy programs, book collections for the needy, recycling, and volunteer activities in support of university-sponsored special events.

For more information on this club, please contact Dr. Jennifer Page, Assistant Professor of English, at (580) 327-8473 or