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Honorary Member: Zeta Sigma at the University of Minnesota

Honorary Member: Zeta Sigma at the University of Minnesota

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Nita Krevans is a professor in the department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies. Her induction into Eta Sigma Phi is long-overdue for her years of outstanding teaching, advising, and service to the profession and especially the students at UMN.…

Honorary Members: Zeta Nu at University of Maryland, College Park

Honorary Members: Zeta Nu at University of Maryland, College Park

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Dr. Ann Wylie is the new Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the University of Maryland. Although she has not studied Latin for many years (she is a professor of geology), she took advanced Latin courses in college where she was a classmate of our colleague, Dr. Judith…

Honorary Members: Beta Nu at University of Mary Washington

Honorary Members: Beta Nu at University of Mary Washington

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Prof. JeanAnn Dabb teaches ancient art history at the University of Mary Washington and has been tireless over the years in mentoring Classics students who wish to pursue careers in ancient art. She recently joined with Classics to design a course, cross-listed between the two disciplines, on the art and…

2011 Maurine Dallas Watkins Sight Translation Contest Winners

2011 Maurine Dallas Watkins Sight Translation Contest Winners

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Sixty-Second Annual Greek Translation Contest Advanced Greek (37 entries) 1st Mark Patrick Huggins, Beta Delta at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2nd Kathleen Kidder, Gamma Sigma at the University of Texas at Austin 3rd Jeremy Nettles, Alpha Kappa at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Honorable Mention: Kirsten Block, Eta…

2011 Report of the Chair of the Board of Trustees

2011 Report of the Chair of the Board of Trustees

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The first discussion by the Board at the 2011 meeting in Austin, Texas concerned persons. The names of continuing and newly appointed members of Eta Sigma Phi committees, with designation of the committee Chair and end date of term of service, will appear in the next edition of the NUNTIUS…

Report of the Resolutions Committee from the 83rd Annual Convention

Report of the Resolutions Committee from the 83rd Annual Convention

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There are more sayings about Texas than there are counties in Delaware. The place is like a letter of Seneca, it’s so full of apophthegmata. Some, such as former governor George W. Bush, say “Disciplina praesidium civitatis,” or “Discipline is the defense of the state.” Others say, “Noli vexare Texiam,”…

Robert LaBouve

Robert LaBouve

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One of our outstanding 2011 honorees for the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Eta Sigma Phi Society is Robert LaBouve, known as “Bobby” to all of us who have had the privilege of working with him. Bobby LaBouve received B. A. and M. A. degrees from the University of Texas…

Edward V. George

Edward V. George

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Edward V. George of Texas Tech University has spent a long career working in the trenches of the Classics to support the profession, and especially, to expand the horizons of Classical pedagogy and scholarship to include the lesser known voices from the past, such as those from the New World.…

2011 Scholarship Winners

2011 Scholarship Winners

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Bernice L. Fox Latin Teacher Scholarship: Sarah Elizabeth Ruff. Sarah is currently a graduate student in the Foreign Language Education program at the University of South Florida. As a former Eta Sigma Phi national officer and University of Florida Classics graduate, Sarah has spent countless hours in the past few…

Comments on the 2011 Eta Sigma Phi APA Panel

Comments on the 2011 Eta Sigma Phi APA Panel

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Respondent: David Konstan Let me begin by thanking Tom Sienkewicz, the Executive Secretary of Eta Sigma Phi, for inviting me to comment on this set of excellent papers by undergraduate scholars, and to my young colleagues on the panel for their contributions. These days, initiation into the mysteries of the…