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Sigma Delta Pi chapter inducts members
Posted: 06/08/2006
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The Sigma Delta Pi chapter at The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Modern Languages and Literature inducted new members during a ceremony at the UTPA Student Union April 25. Sigma Delta Pi is the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica) that was established Nov. 14, 1919, at the University of California, Berkeley. The society has more than 600 chapters nationwide. Pictured are the newly inducted members. Seated left to right are Zoila Romero, faculty adviser, Department of Modern Languages and Literature; Gabriela Cepeda, Sigma Delta Pi president and UTPA junior, Pharr; and Dr. Hector R. Romero, faculty adviser, Department of Modern Languages and Literature. Standing left to right are Melissa Martinez, graduate student, McAllen; Juan Iván Vara, senior, Mission; Claudia Carrizales, junior, San Juan; Rebecca Villanueva, senior, Edinburg; Mirna Angélica Ortega, junior, San Juan; Karla Y. García, junior, Pharr; and Leonel B. Rodríguez, junior, Edinburg. All inductees are UTPA Spanish majors.