From Wednesday, Feb. 29, until Saturday, March 2, the Marriott at 555 Canal Street in New Orleans played host to over a thousand conventioneers from Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honorary society. Three students from Fairmont State University’s Beta Omega chapter attended this event, along with their sponsor, Dr. James Matthews. Their trip was jointly funded by the Department of Language and Literature and the Office of the Provost.
On Sunday, April 25th, 2010, the FSU chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the national English honorary society, met at the home of Dr. Deborah Nestor to induct new members. This annual event celebrates the FSU community of English majors and faculty by honoring its finest undergraduate scholarly and creative work.