English: Current Student Resources
Scholarships and Awards
The English Department regularly honors students with the following scholarships and awards: the English Faculty Award; the Minor Major Award; the EAPSU Outstanding English Major Award; the Literary Criticism Award; and the Eleanore C. Hibbs Awards for Secondary Education -- English and for Composition students. Contact the English Department for details.
Academic excellence is also recognized by invitation to join Sigma Tau Delta, the international English fraternity. The California University chapter, Delta Theta, was chartered in 1959 and is the oldest chapter in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
Students are invited to join by virtue of their performance and GPA. The society has an annual induction banquet and sponsors various literary and artistic events throughout the academic year.
Sigma Tau Delta Induction Ceremony Spring '12
The Society of Professional Journalists
The California University chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists helps prepare students for careers in the media, offering professional and social ties. Dr. Anthony Todd Carlisle, below left, accompanied SPJ students to Washington, D.C.