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The UNF chapter of Sigma Delta Pithe National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, is a non-profit organization that honors those who attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language, as well as Hispanic literature and cultures. The chapter seeks to foster friendly relations with other campus and community organizations in order to promote an interest and deeper understanding of Hispanic culture. 

For more information about the UNF chapter and how to become a member, please contact Dr. Nuria Ibáñez or visit us on Facebook. 


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Sigma Delta Pi
National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society

 

 

Introduction

 

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, is a non-profit organization Founded at the University of California, Berkeley in 1919, incorporated at the state of South Carolina, and a member of the Association of College Honor Societies.

 

 

Sigma Delta Pi partners with the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Estudio Sampere, the Instituto Franklin de la Universidad de Alcalá, the Universidad Veritas, the Gabriela Mistral Foundation, Inc., the International Association of Hispanists and the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. 


 

Member benefits 

 

  • Association with the only honor society devoted exclusively to students of Spanish in four-year colleges and universities, the largest foreign-language honor society in existence (over 180,000 members). 

 

 

  • Exclusive access to Sigma Delta Pi's undergraduate study abroad awards for study in Spanish-speaking countries. 

 

 

  • Distinctive student honors and awards such as the Gabriela Mistral Award, the Mario Vargas Llosa Award, a joint Sigma Delta Pi-AATSP, and the Ana María Matute Award, a joint Sigma Delta Pi-Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas recognition. 

 

 

  • Bolstered credentials for any professional field, including business. For example, see the Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions at the website of the United States Office of Personnel Management. 

 

For more information visit:

 

 

http://www.sigmadeltapi.org/Member.Benefits.html

 

 

Our Chapter 

 

The UNF chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, is a non-profit organization that honors those who attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language, as well as Hispanic literature and cultures. The chapter seeks to foster friendly relations with other campus and community organizations in order to promote an interest and deeper understanding of Hispanic culture.

 

Sigma Delta Pi requirements 

  

  •  Active membership 

  

  •  Each must have completed three years of study of college-level Spanish (eighteen semester credit hours) or the equivalent thereof, including at least three semester hours of a course in Hispanic literature or Hispanic culture and  civilization at the junior (third-year) level. 

  

  •  The candidate for active membership must have a minimal grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale in all Spanish courses taken. 

  

  •  The candidate must rank in the upper 35% of his/her class—sophomore, junior, or senior—and must have completed at least three semesters or five quarters of college work. 

 

How to become a member

 

 

 If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact:

Dr. Nuria Ibáñez (Chapter Adviser)

 

nuria.ibanez@unf.edu

 

Building 10, Room 2143

 

(904) 620-2063

 

 

Or write an e-mail to:

 

UNF Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi

 

unf.chapter.sigmadeltapi@gmail.com  

 

 

BE AWARE THAT THERE IS A ONE TIME MEMBER FEE OF $25.00

 

 

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