Convention Updates!

          2/11/2019

We are excited that you will be attending the SKD Convention - St. Louis  If you have not had the opportunity to visit Sigma Tau Delta's full Convention site, www.englishconvention.org, we highly encourage you to do so for the most current information and to start planning your convention experience.  Be sure to check it often for new or updated schedules. 

At the convention, the following events are exclusive to Sigma Kappa Delta members!

* Meet & Greet  Thursday, March 28, 5:00-7:00
Budweiser Brew House, 601 Clark Avenue. SKD members will meet at 5:00. This dinner event is hosted by the SKD National Board at no cost to attendees. It gives our members a chance to meet others from around the country. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are served, and we usually hold an “ice-breaker” game. A limited amount of SKD Merchandise will be available for purchase, from t-shirts to honor cords. To ensure your favorite item / size is available, contact us at skd@calhoun.edu with your name, t-shirt design, and size no later than Friday, March 15.

* Linda Kraeger Awards Luncheon  Friday, March 29, 11:00-1:45

Tony's, 410 Market Street. SKD members will meet at 11:00 in the Hotel Lobby to walk to the luncheon where we honor those individuals who have won the national writing contests and scholarships, and we also present the chapter awards for best literary magazine and chapter activity. You will be able to select your choice of entrée for lunch, please watch your email for menu options.

*SKD Student Meeting  Saturday, March 30, 12:30

Ballpark 1 (1st Floor). Each chapter should send 1-2 representatives to this information session where students will be able to make suggestions concerning their organization. We hope to have a lively discussion among Sigma Kappa Delta student members. The students will meet with National Office personnel to voice any concerns or comments.


*SKD Advisor Meeting  Saturday, March 30, 12:30, Ballpark 2 (1st Floor). This is a chance to learn more about Sigma Kappa Delta through the eyes of other chapters. Board Members meet with the faculty advisors to address comments and concerns.

 

As convention nears, we will be sending updated information concerning these events and more. In addition to e-mail, SKD National will also be sending notifications via text. To receive these text updates, just text your full name to our SKD National Office mobile number 256-203-6753.


As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at skd@calhoun.edu. We look forward to seeing all of you next month

       2/11/2019

If you or any of your students are planning on attending the Sigma Tau Delta/Sigma Kappa Delta convention in St. Louis, Missouri, and have not received any information, please contact us at skd@calhoun.edu to be added to our convention mailing list.

There are only 6 weeks until we all meet in St. Louis, Missouri!

We have attached the updated SKD schedule, but please make sure to take a look at all the Sigma Tau Delta events that will be going on throughout the convention. Your registration at the convention allows you to partake in any and all events including the guest speakers, Nnedi Okorafor (March 28 at 7:30) and Tess Taylor (March 30 at 11:00) and Sigma Tau Delta's Student Leadership Game Night Friday, March 29, at 8:30 where you can immortalize your board gaming skills in the SKD photobooth.

You should have received an email asking for your entrée choice for the Awards Luncheon. Your choice needs to be submitted by March 15, 2019. If you did not receive an email, the form is located on the convention page of the SKD website: https://www.english2.org/convention, or send an email to skd@calhoun.edu to be added to our mailing list.

Also, don’t forget about the SKD Meet and Greet Thursday, March 28, 5:00-7:00, Budweiser Brew House, 601 Clark Avenue. This dinner event is hosted by the SKD National Board at no cost to attendees. A limited amount of SKD merchandise will be available for purchase. To ensure your favorite item / size will be available, please contact us at skd@calhoun.edu with your name, t-shirt design, and size no later than Friday, March 15. 

Receive SKD convention updates via text by texting your full name to our SKD Mobile Office Number 256-203-6753. We are looking forward to seeing you all in St. Louis!

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