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Sigma Delta Pi named Honor Chapter

logo of Sigma Delta Pi honor societyIllinois State University’s Eta Upsilon chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, has been named an “Honor Chapter” for its exceptional activities in 2016-17.

This year the honor was bestowed to only 12 chapters nationwide. This is the sixth consecutive year that Illinois State enjoys this distinction. Chapter Advisor Angela Bailey de las Heras played an active role in earinng this national award.

Every summer more than 613 chapters of Sigma Delta Pi are asked to submit an annual report detailing their numerous activities and projects from the academic year. Based on these reports, the National Executive Committee chooses approximately 10-15 “Honor Chapters” annually. The chapters awarded this honor demonstrate projects exceptionally high in caliber, that also reflect the Sigma Delta Pi mission of honoring excellence in the study of the Spanish language, contributing to cultural understanding and upholding the goals of the society.

Those interested to know more about ISU Chapter can contact Chapter Advisor Angela Bailey de las Heras.

For additional information, contact Sigma Delta Pi’s Executive Director Mark P. Del Mastro.