Sigma Delta Pi’s “Revelations in Translation” Contest Results

The College of Charleston’s Nu Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, announces the student finalists of its inaugural “Revelations in Translation” contest:

1st Place: Emily Williams

2nd Place: Mary Kelsey Trumps

3rd Place: Elizabeth Con

4th Place: Amelia Thomson

 “Revelations in Translation” is a project conceived and executed by CofC’s student Sigma Delta Pi members.  A special thanks to Dylan Kornegay, Nu Zeta President, and Hannah Stevenson, Nu Zeta Vice-President, for carrying out this project. 

Each qualifying participant was required to submit a photo along with English and Spanish versions of an accompanying narrative that reflect a study abroad experience in a Spanish-speaking country.  Entries were judged on photo quality, narrative content and overall creativity.  To view all the entries, visit http://revelationsintranslation.blogspot.com/.

Sigma Delta Pi’s 2011 S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year Crowned at CofC


Lynn Fulton-Archer (center) of Richmond Drive Elementary School is
Sigma Delta Pi’s 2011 S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year

The College of Charleston’s and The Citadel’s chapters of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, crowned Lynn Fulton-Archer as this year’s S.C. Spanish Teacher of the Year during an awards ceremony on November 10, 2011 in Arnold Hall of the Jewish Studies Center at the College of Charleston.  Dr. Mark P. Del Mastro, Founding Director of the program, conducting the event attended by faculty, students and family and friends of the three contest finalists.  Click here for CofC press release.

National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society Inducts New Members

On Tuesday, November 7 at 7:00pm in the Alumni Center, the College of Charleston’s Nu Zeta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, initiated 17 new student and five new faculty members.  Congrats to the following students:
Michele Abbaticchio
April Adams
Megan Alder
James Benjamin Andrew
Emily Blaire Bronaugh
Jeff Brooks
Elizabeth Corrigan
Crystal Frost
Laurie Francis Harrison
Courtney James
Carol Elizabeth Moore
Lua Eijsink Parsi
Brianna Platzer
Ashley Yvonne Rodgers
Sara Elizabeth Smith
Amelia Thomson
Jessica Lauren Wisner

And faculty:

Antonio Aiello
Raúl Carrillo-Arciniega
Carmen Maria Grace
Andrew Sobiesuo
Carl Wise

Dr. Del Mastro Invited to Participate in S.C. Department of Education Lecture Series

Professor Mark P. Del Mastro, Chair and Professor of Hispanic Studies, has accepted an invitation by the S.C. Department of Education to be the first speaker in a webinar lecture series entitled “Opening the World with Language” that will air on December 8 to high school and college students across the Palmetto State.  The virtual lecture series is organized by the South Carolina Virtual School Program Office of eLearning Division of School Effectiveness.  Professor Del Mastro’s presentation is entitled “Languages and Your Future: Myths and Realities.”