Creative Writing Contest Arkansas Tech University
Students Win Sigma Delta Pi Study Abroad Awards
Two members of Tech’s chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, have received study broad awards for this summer. Ms. Adrienne Croom, a Spanish Education major won the Juan Manuel Sampere Scholarship which will allow her to study at the Estudio Internacional Sampere in Ecuador . Mr. Zachary Baillie, a Spanish major, won one of eleven awards granted by the national office of Sigma Delta Pi for study abroad. Mr. Baillie will use his award to study at the Costa Rican Language Academy in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Tech's Sigma Tau Delta Raises Money for Equestrian Zone
Tech's Omicron Tau chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the National English Honor Society, raised .026 for the Equestrian Zone through a book sale coordinated with Vintage Books. The book collection and sale was organized by chapter President Miranda Gendreau and supervised by the chapter's faculty advisor, Professor Paola Gemme.
Pictured are Samantha Lewis (left), Dr. Paola Gamme, EZ sidewalker Haleigh Hollis, Jeffrey Warndof, physical therapy patient Allie Chism, EZ executive director Jodi Kusturin, EZ lead Krista Jones and Katherine Williams (front, left) and Miranda Gendreau.
Matt Guenette Reads from American Busboy.
American Busboy and Sudden Anthem. Guenette's poetry has appeared in Barn Owl Review, Anti-, New Orleans Review, Quarterly West, and the National Poetry Review. Before the reading at 4:00 p.m., Guenette will conduct a poetry workshop for interested students in Witherspoon 166.
Tech's Sigma Delta Pi Chapter Earns National Award for Second Consecutive Year
Arkansas Tech University’s chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society has been named an “Honor Chapter” for its outstanding activities for the second consecutive year. Professor Alejandra K. Carballo, Arkansas Tech’s chapter adviser, was instrumental in earning this national honor that was awarded to only 14 of 600 national chapters in 2012 and to only 16 of 600 national chapters in 2013.