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Alpha Chi Alpha Chapter
 
Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society for English majors, minors, and graduate students that promotes philanthropic causes and social activities related to English language and literature. SIUE's Alpha Chi Alpha chapter seeks philanthropic opportunities that foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, writing, and education (see national Sigma Tau Delta website). In addition, our chapter encourages the growth of a social community among English majors, minors, and graduate students. Listed below are the minimum requirements for membership.

Undergraduate Students

To be inducted into the Alpha Chi Alpha chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, SIUE undergraduate candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • minimum of two completed college courses in English language and literature beyond the 100 level
  • minimum of three completed semesters of college coursework
  • minimum of a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) cumulative GPA in all coursework at SIUE
  • minimum of a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) cumulative GPA in all English coursework
  • each new member pays a one-time induction fee of $40 for a lifetime membership

Graduate Students

To be inducted into the Alpha Chi Alpha chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, SIUE graduate student candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • enrolled in a graduate program in English or one of its specializations
  • minimum of six semester hours of completed graduate coursework
  • minimum grade point average of B+ (3.3 on a 4.0 scale)
  • each new member pays a one-time induction fee of $40 for a lifetime membership 
To join SIUE’s Alpha Chi Alpha chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, download our membership form and follow its instructions.
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