Sigma Tau Delta
The Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society has over 750 active chapters located in Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States, and every year there are approximately 8,500 new members inducted. The annual induction into Sigma Tau Delta is a recognition of hard work and academic excellence. Old Westbury is proud to offer honored faculty and eligible students membership into this prestigious organization. Sigma provides and promotes interest in literature, language and writing. Joining Sigma Tau Delta is a great way to get to know fellow English majors, to foster friendships among members, and to provide opportunities to work closely with the outstanding English professors who teach at our school.
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Language and Literature Conference
This day-long semi-annual event allows current students to present their research and writing to an audience of their peers and professors. It also has departmental alumni who come to share their careers and experiences with the students. The Language and Literature Conference is held most spring semesters.
The Poetry Club is a group of students—residents and commuters—who believe in freedom of expression through any means necessary. Meeting times and programs for the current semester available here.