Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honors Society)

NSC's chapter name: Alpha Xi Zeta

What is Sigma Tau Delta?

Since its founding in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University, Sigma Tau Delta has become a prestigious society with over 750 chapters all over the world. The Society confer honors to those who achieve distinction in all areas of English studies and strives to promote culture and diversity on college campus through the advanced study of literature, language, and writing.

For these reasons (and many others), the English program at Nevada State College is proud to have an active chapter of Sigma Tau Delta that gives distinction to those students interested in English language and literature. Sigma Tau also supports literacy initiatives in the United States and abroad. You do not have to be majoring or minoring in English to be a part of this fantastic organization, so please feel free to contact us for more information or to request membership we cannot wait to meet you!

Requirements for membership:

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have taken and passed a minimum of two English classes at 200-level or above
  • $40.00 yearly membership fee

Faculty Advisor:

Dr. Joanna Shearer
Assistant Professor of English

For more information, contact:

Dr. Joanna Shearer
Department of Humanities
Office 148, LAS Building
Phone: (702) 992-2654


Sigma Tau Delta website