Tau Omega Epsilon
If you have declared an area of concentration in
English with a secondary teaching certification, you are eligible to join Tau
Omega Epsilon: Teachers of English.
As a member of Tau Omega Epsilon you will be
encouraged to contribute to community educational and service projects through
events such as Angel Tree toy drives and food drives for area schools’ Family
Resource Centers. Members also serve as
volunteers at events to support reading and writing activities in area schools.
Tau Omega Epsilon also offers you opportunities for
peer mentoring and group advising to help enhance your progress through program
coursework and career options. And during your senior year, you and other
members of Tau Omega Epsilon will each be provided with opportunities to attend
the annual professional meetings of the state and national Councils of Teachers
Sigma Tau Delta
Sigma Tau Delta is the official International
English Honor Society.
As a member of Sigma Tau Delta you will:
high standards for academic excellence
all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language and
interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities
Phi Eta Sigma
Become a member of the nation’s oldest and largest
honor society. Phi Eta Sigma was originally founded in 1923 at the University of
Illinois and is open to first-year college students in all disciplines. To
obtain membership you must be a full-time student and earn a cumulative grade
point average of at least a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and rank in the upper 20 percent
of your class at the end of your first year of college.
its founding, more than 975,000 students have been inducted into Phi Eta Sigma
$285,000 in scholarships are awarded annually across the nation through Phi Eta
Eta Sigma chapters are chartered on 365 campuses across the United States