Sigma Tau Delta

Nu Rho Chapter

Pledge & Motto:

I shall endeavor to advance the study of chief literary masterpieces, to encourage worthwhile reading, to promote the mastery of written expression, and to foster a spirit of fellowship among students specializing in the English Language and Literature ever keeping in mind our international motto: Sincerity, Truth, Design.


The Society shall be literary, educational, and charitable. The Society shall strive to:

  • Confer distinction of high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies.
  • Provide through its local chapters, cultural stimulation of college campuses and to promote interest of literature in the surrounding communities.
  • Foster the discipline or English in all its aspects, including critical and creative writing.
  • Promote good fellowship among its members.
  • Exhibit high standards of academic excellence.

Membership Requirements:

You do not need to be an English major or minor to be considered for membership in Sigma Tau Delta. However, you must possess an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and also have:

  • Completed at least 3 semesters at the college level.
  • Completed at least two English courses beyond English 200.
  • Maintained at least a “B” average in your English courses.