Sigma Tau Delta


The 2020 Conference is in Las Vegas!

Sigma Tau Delta (ΣΤΔ) is the premiere international English honors society.  
The organization celebrates student achievement in academics and literary
outreachthrough educational social events and community
engagement in all areas of English studies, including:

  • literature,
  • creative writing
  • technical writing
  • children's literature
  • English education
  • digital humanities, and
  • linguistics. 

The UNC Charlotte chapter of Sigma Tau Delta is Beta Sigma.  Our requirements for membership are that students be an English major or minor with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Any student who wishes to become a member should submit a membership enrollment form (WORD Document will download) to the English Department’s front desk and include the required dues.  

This year, a group from Sigma Tau Delta will be going to St. Louis for the Annual Conference!  Next year (2020), the conference will be in Las Vegas!

Professor Alan Rauch (
Faculty sponsor and advisor of UNC Charlotte’s Sigma Tau Delta, Beta Sigma Chapter

               President:  Ian Keeney 
                                                I'm a musician and a multi-instrumentalist
                                                I'm an English major and I like to read and learn
                                                I am the President of the English Honor Society
                                                I like making graphic design and digital art
                                                I want to listen to every song ever created!
                                                I want to learn a lot

               Vice President: Samantha Blanchard
                                                I am a junior level English Major with a double minor in children’s literature
                                                and religious studies. I want to eventually become an educator at the college
                                                level and am planning on obtaining my masters through a partnership with
                                                Kingston University in London. I love to travel and read, but most importantly coffee. 

             Secretary: Leah Williams

                                              Hey, y’all! I’m Leah. I’m a senior studying English and History
                                              with a minor in Religious Studies. I like to spend my free time
                                              exploring museums and drinking matcha lattes. I’m excited to be
                                              serving as Sigma’s Secretary and can’t wait to see the growth
                                              and impact we'll have this year!

             Treasurer: Shawn Clevenger  

                                               Senior going for a double major in English and Anthropology.
                                               Interested in art and video editing.

Students at the annual Sigma Conference in Cincinnati (2017). Nicole Jones,
Kelly Brabec, Kristiner (Riser) Duemmler, MaKalea Bjoin, Sarahan Moser, and Danny Anderson. (L-R)

The ΣΤΔ T-Shirt.  Contact Alan Rauch, if you're interested!

Here's the new 1818-2018 FRANKENSTEIN-Sigma shirt!!