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Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society


Our Phi Delta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, with approximately 35 members in Macomb and the Quad Cities, was established at Western Illinois University in 1941, making it one of the oldest chapters in the country. Chapter members have the opportunity to participate in scholarly and social activities at the local, regional, and national levels.

Eligibility to Become a Member:

  • All English majors and minors who have completed at least 6 s.h. of English coursework beyond English 280
  • Have at least a 3.0 overall GPA
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA in their English courses
  • By the middle of each semester, applications are sent via email attachment to English majors and minors who are eligible to join the honor society. For more information about becoming a member, please contact our chapter advisor.


  • In 2012 and 2016, our Phi Delta chapter was selected as one of three "Outstanding Chapters" worldwide.
  • Winner, Best Small Student Organization, 2010-2011 and 2011-2012
  • Winner, Best Small Student Organization Advisor, Dr. Tim Helwig, 2011-2012

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Current Officers

  • President,
  • Vice-President,
  • Treasurer,
  • Secretary,
  • Public Relations,
  • Historian,
  • Faculty Advisor, Dr. Marjorie Allison

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