Northwestern’s English, Foreign Language, Humanities Department Inducts Students into Honor Societies

May 8, 2023

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s English, Foreign Language and Humanities Department inducted new members into two national honor societies.

Sigma Delta Pi 2023 Inductees
(Left to right) Kimberly Guel, Ava Carr, M’Cheila Rader and Northwestern chapter sponsor Dr. Robert Vest gathered for the induction ceremony for Sigma Delta Pi, a national Hispanic honor society. 

Sigma Delta Pi is the national Hispanic honor society that recognizes and encourages the academic excellence of students studying Spanish and Hispanic Studies at qualifying colleges and universities. Requirements for membership include completion of significant Spanish coursework beyond the general education requirement and a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in Spanish courses.

The sponsor for the Northwestern chapter is Dr. Robert Vest, assistant professor of Spanish. The society will work next year with Spanish Club to increase awareness on campus of Hispanic culture, helping to put on big events for the Day of the Dead/Halloween Bash among other plans.

This year’s three inductees include sophomore history major, Spanish minor Ava Carr of Tuttle; freshman Spanish major Kimberly Guel of Los Angeles, California; and senior English major M’Cheila Rader of Eudora, Kansas.

Sigma Tau Delta Inductee Ceremony
Sigma Tau Delta Northwestern's Alpha Nu Psi chapter had three new inductees during the spring semester.

Sigma Tau Delta is the national English honor society dedicated to promoting the study of English. Requirements for membership include completing two English courses beyond the general education requirement and a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in English courses.

The sponsor for Northwestern's Alpha Nu Psi chapter is Dr. Matthew Lambert, assistant professor of English. The society puts on an event each fall and spring semester, including the Banned Book Reading and the Creativity Festival.

This year’s three inductees include junior English major Delaney Lambert of Alva, recent spring mass communication graduate Caitlin Hofen of Alva; and Rader.


Erin Davis, University Relations Specialist; (580) 327-8480

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