Students initiated into Sigma Delta Pi, National Collegiate Spanish Honor Society

On Friday, May 13, 2022, initiation was conducted for ten students whose academic achievement and commitment to Spanish qualified them to join Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Honor Society for Spanish.

Photo Credits:  Elizabeth Scarlett, professor of Spanish and UB Sigma Delta Pi chapter advisor

University at Buffalo has had a chapter of Sigma Delta Pi for over fifty years. Nationally, there are more than 600 chapters. The organization was founded by Ruth Barnes and her friends at UC Berkeley in 1919. The ideals of the group include fostering understanding between people of English speech and people of Spanish speech.

New members of the UB chapter are:

Emma Correia
Devon E. Burnside
Leydi Hernandez Fernandez
Nawal Ismail
Sebastian Keight
Natalie Logan
Anna Markey
Kallie Agatha Rose McKenzie
Leslie J. Mendoza
Julia Quan