Friends University’s Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi Selected for National Honor
In the fall of 2011, the executive committee of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, selected Friends University’s Kappa Phi Chapter of for the “En el foco” webpage, which highlights yearly one of Sigma Delta Pi's 581 chapters nationwide to showcase member activities.
Friends University was chosen based on the chapter's range of impressive projects undertaken the past several years. Dr. Jerry Smartt, faculty adviser of Kappa Phi, professor of Spanish and director of foreign languages, has been a model mentor for her chapter members and in large part responsible for this prestigious recognition.
With its national office at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, Sigma Delta Pi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies, the nation's only certifying agency for college and university honor societies.