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Sigma Delta Pi

National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society 
Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica 
Delta Gamma Chapter

Sigma Delta Pi coat of arms

Welcome to the home page of UGA's Department of Romance Languages chapter of the National Spanish Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi. We'll be holding a new member initiation in the fall semester and will hold a general meeting in the spring.


"To honor those who attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language and in the study of the literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking peoples"

"To encourage college and university students to acquire a greater interest in and a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture"

"To foster friendly relations and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of English speech"

Web Links:

National site for Sigma Delta Pi 

Member Benefits 

Scholarships and Awards 

Interested in applying for membership?


2023-2024 Application



applications due date:  October 13, 2023 

acceptance notification: October 20, 2023

dues payment ($40, for accepted applicants only): October 31, 2023

For more information contact one of our Faculty Advisors:

Dr. Fernán Cerrón-Palomino

Dr. Jorge García-Granados

Dr. Timothy Gupton 

Dr. Catherine Simpson 

Interested in leadership? Would you like to be an officer on the executive board?

Student Executive Board:

President: Olivia Lanza

Vice President: Joy Tyrlick

Communications Chair: Kaley Walker

Treasurer: Joseph Bassa

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