Student Activities

The Sage -- is the student literary and art magazine published annually in the spring. The editor of The Sage is a student who is paid a monthly salary. Other volunteer positions for staff are available.

The Spanish Club (Los Tertulianos) -- is the oldest student organization on campus. The club meets regularly and sponsors Mexican-Awareness Week for students and the community to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. There is an annual club trip each spring.  For information, contact Filemon Zamora, or Ilda Gonzalez,

Sigma Tau Delta -- is the National English Honor Society and Service Group.

Student membership is available to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at a college or university with an active Sigma Tau Delta chapter and who meet the following academic qualifications.

  • Candidates for undergraduate membership must have completed a minimum of two college courses in English language or literature beyond the usual requirements in freshman English. The candidate must have a minimum of a B or equivalent average in English and in general scholarship, must rank* at least in the highest thirty-five percent of his/her class, and must have completed at least three semesters or five quarters of college course work. (Local chapters may raise, but not lower, these criteria.) Candidates for undergraduate membership need not be majoring or minoring in the discipline of English. *This requirement may also be interpreted as "have an overall B average in general scholarship" (e.g., 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale).
  • Candidates for graduate membership who did not hold undergraduate membership must be enrolled in a graduate program in English or one of its specializations, have completed six semester hours of graduate work or the equivalent, and have a minimum grade point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.   The induction ceremony is held in the Spring. For information, contact Rosemary Briseno, or Francine Richter,

Sigma Delta Pi -- is the national Spanish Honor Society. A 3.0 GPA in Spanish and a 2.75 cumulative GPA are required for membership; the induction ceremony is held in the spring. For information, call 837-8151.