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Honor Societies

Sigma Delta Mu: Sigma Delta Mu is a national honor society in Spanish. It honors those who seek to attain excellence in the study of Spanish and the literature and culture of Spanish-speaking peoples. To be eligible for active membership, a student must be enrolled in at least the second semester, be in good standing, be genuinely interested in Hispanic culture, have a minimum grade-point average of 3.00 in Spanish, and rank in the upper 35 percent of his/her class or have a minimum cumulative average of 3.00. For more information, access their website at www.sigmadeltamu.org.

Sigma Delta Pi: Sigma Delta Pi is a national honor society in Spanish. It honors those who seek to attain excellence in the study of Spanish and the literature and culture of Spanish-speaking peoples. To be eligible for active membership, a student must be enrolled in junior-level courses in Hispanic literature or Hispanic Culture and Civilization. Those students enrolled in these courses are eligible for membership if their instructors certify that their work is B quality or better. They must have completed at least three semesters of college work, be in good standing, be genuinely interested in Hispanic culture, have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in Spanish, and rank in the upper 35 percent of his/her class or have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00. For more information, access their website at www.sigmadeltapi.org.

Clubs & Activities

Electronic Language Lab: A state of the art computerized language lab built to help students in language acquisition, reading, writing, study skills, and research techniques.

Hispanic/Latino Cultural Center at SUNY College at Old Westbury: The Hispanic/Latino Cultural Center's purpose is to broaden the understanding among area residents of the culture of the Spanish-speaking communities through activities and events. It was formed in part as a effort to allow the faculty of the Humanities and Modern Languages departments to focus their individual efforts to organize cultural events. Recently the Center completed its first year, having shown eight cultural programs that attracted some 2,000 participants from across the metropolitan New York area. for more information, visit their website at triton.oldwestbury.edu/~hispaniclatino.

For information on other clubs and activities available to students of SUNY College at Old Westbury, visit the site of the Office of Student Activities by clicking here.

 


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