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Hispanic Honor Society- Sigma Delta Pi

February 23, 2022

The Iota Phi Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica), was established on November 14, 1919, at the University of California Berkeley. The Society’s insignia is the royal seal of Fernando and Isabel, representing Castille, León and Aragón. Sigma Delta Pi’s colors are red and gold, its flower is the red carnation, and its motto is the Greek phrase “Spanías Didagéi Proágomen” meaning “Let’s go forth/continue forth under the teaching/guidance of the Spanish language.”

Faculty Adviser: Prof. Rosa Macarena Pillcurima (rpillcu@clemson.edu)

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Requirements for Membership

The following are the requirements for membership for undergraduates:

  • Completion of at least three semesters of college course work.
  • Completion of at least 18 semester hours of college-level Spanish or the equivalent, including at least three semester hours of a third-year literature, culture or Spanish for the professions (business, medical) course (i.e. 300-level or higher) at Clemson University.
  • A grade average of B or better in all college-level Spanish courses completed.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or better in all college courses completed.

Clemson’s Iota Phi Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, is now accepting applications for membership in preparation for our spring induction ceremony on April 14, 2022 at 5:00pm. The completed electronic application (https://forms.gle/92uK4gF3GkNPMFst5) and supporting materials (electronic copy of your academic transcript downloaded from iROAR) must be submitted to Profesora Rosa Pillcurima via e-mail (rpillcu@clemson.edu) by MIDNIGHT FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022. Applicants will be notified of status by March 31.

The Induction Ceremony, March 2, 2019

The Iota Phi Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi hosted the induction ceremony on March 2nd, 2019, in The Brown Room of Cooper Library. We inducted 6 new members, and had a presentation by one of our students, Angelica Werth, about her experience studying abroad in Córdoba, Argentina. The total new members for the academic year of 2018-2019 was 6.

Acknowledgements: Thank you to everyone who helped make this ceremony possible including: Dr. Oropesa; Dr. Martínez-Armas; our librarian, Ed. Rock and our students: Anna Rhett, Mary Crosby, Ty’Celia, Matthew, Anna and Alex.

Photo credits: Anna Whitfield.

2019 Hispanic Honor Society Induction Ceremony

The Induction Ceremony, February 17, 2018

The Iota Phi Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi hosted the induction ceremony on February 17, 2018, in Daniel Hall of Clemson University. We inducted 13 new members, including an honorary member Ed Rock, from the library, to honor him for his dedication to Hispanic studies. With one graduating senior initiated in December 2017, the total new members for the academic year of 2017-2018 was 14.



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