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Four Notre Dame Students Invited to Participate in Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society International Convention

January 21, 2014

BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 21, 2014—Four Notre Dame of Maryland University English majors were recently invited to participate in the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention, which convenes in Savannah, GA from February 26 to March  1.

Seniors Katelyn Richardson and Kristen Gilbert will deliver their original research and creative work, and Senior Julie Carter and Junior Elizabeth Dunlap have been invited to serve as conference panel chairs.

“We’re proud that they have earned this opportunity to share their talents with a broader academic community,” said Kate Bossert, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English. “Our department has been fortunate to send students annually to this convention, including recent conferences in Portland (2013), New Orleans (2012), and Pittsburgh (2011).”

Sigma Tau Delta is the International English Honor Society. central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. Sigma Tau Delta also recognizes the accomplishments of professional writers who have contributed to the fields of language and literature.

With over 850 active chapters located in the United States and abroad, there are more than 1,000 Faculty Sponsors, and approximately 9,000 members inducted annually.