Sigma Tau Delta

The Sigma Tau Delta’s goal is to foster a deep, meaningful engagement with all aspects of the study of English and literature, stimulate the cultural spirit of the home university and community, promote literacy, and act as exemplars of academia and professionalism. UMaine’s Rho Chi chapter is one of 850 active chapters internationally.

Entrance to Sigma Tau Delta is granted only to those in the top 35 percent of their class.

Membership to Sigma Tau Delta brings with it more than recognition of academic excellence; it provides members with unique opportunities to further their academic and professional aims:

  • Eligibility for society scholarships
  • Discounted membership to the Society of Technical Communicators
  • Leadership positions at the chapter and national level
  • Publication opportunities in The Rectangle and The Review
  • Strong alumni network
  • Internships at Penguin Publishers and more


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