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Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society

Alpha Beta Kappa is the UALR chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society. There are currently more than 700 chapters around the world. Members share their love of literature with their peers and participate in a wide range of social and service activities. Each spring, members of Sigma Tau Delta have the opportunity to give papers at the international meeting at major cities around the United States. They may also send submissions to the two literary magazines maintained by the national organization, and they may apply for numerous awards and scholarships. Alpha Beta Kappa, the local chapter, currently has about forty members.

Requirements for Membership

  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0, both in English and in the University overall
  • Have completed at least three semesters of college work
  • Have completed two courses in the English Department

Benefits to Memberships

  • Network with other people in your field
  • Gain the opportunity to participate in conferences and conventions
  • Receive the two literary magazines, The Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle and The Sigma Tau Delta Review
  • Become eligible to contribute to these magazines
  • Become eligible to compete for scholarships and awards
  • Become eligible for internships and graduate assistantships
  • Sigma Tau Delta Membership Application

Alpha Beta Kappa Officers, 2013-14

  • President: Hunter Parham
  • Vice-President: Olivia Barry
  • Secretary: Savannah Adams
  • Treasurer: Gina Vanegas
  • Historian/Public Relations: Christa Matthews

Advisor: Dr. Trey Philpotts:

Updated 9.11.2014