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Alpha Upsilon Alumna Soars at NASA

Alpha Upsilon Alumna Soars at NASA

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Erica Meszaros, a member of the Alpa Upsilon chapter at the College of Wooster, has gone on to use her classics education to work for NASA.  She was inducted into the society in 2006, served as Hyparchos during the 2007-2008 academic year, and Prytanis in 2008-2009. Her undergraduate studies focused on…

Call for Papers: 89th Annual Convention

Call for Papers:  89th Annual Convention

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Undergraduate members of Eta Sigma Phi are invited to submit papers for consideration for presentation at the convention on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the University of Michigan. Creative works and artistic performances (musical, dramatic, etc.) may be proposed in lieu of a paper. The papers will be reviewed anonymously,…

Deadline Approaches for Submissions to Philomathes

Deadline Approaches for Submissions to Philomathes

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Austin Peay State University is pleased to announce the launch of Philomathes: A Journal of Undergraduate Research in Classics.  This on-line journal will publish original research projects carried out by undergraduate students in any area of Classics.  Undergraduate research has become a prime component of university study in Classics, but…

Alexandra Howell, Megale Hyparchos

Alexandra Howell, Megale Hyparchos

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Salvete omnes! My name is Alexandra Howell, and I am the 2016-2017 Megale Hyparchos. I was born and raised in New Orleans where I fell in love with the classics over nine years ago in my first Latin class. After high school, I made the trek up the Mississippi to attend…

Emma Vanderpool, Megale Prytanis

Emma Vanderpool, Megale Prytanis

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SALVETE ET KAI XAIPETE! My name is Emma Vanderpool. I hail from Frankfort, Illinois, and I am a rising senior at Monmouth College and President of the Gamma Omicron Chapter. Having served as Megale Hyparchos this past year, I am honored to have been elected as your Megale Prytanis for…

Spencer Silver, Megale Grammateus

Spencer Silver, Megale Grammateus

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Salvete et χαίρετε καὶ שלום! I am a junior at the University of Iowa. I am an Ancient Civilizations and Religious Studies double major with an emphasis in Judaism/Christianity. I am also studying Greek and Biblical Hebrew. I was born in Des Moines, Iowa and have lived in the metro…

Eta Sigma Phi Welcomes the Iota Chi Chapter at Brandeis University

Eta Sigma Phi Welcomes the Iota Chi Chapter at Brandeis University

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Eta Sigma added its 214th chapter on May 3, 2016, when students at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA completed their first induction ceremony.  The Iota Chi chapter received twelve new members–nine regular members and three graduate students as associate members.  Inducted were Benjamin Poser, Jennifer Du Breuil, Alexander Arad, Spencer Stevens,…

Roman Excavation Invites Applicants from Eta Sigma Phi

Roman Excavation Invites Applicants from Eta Sigma Phi

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A new field school to open this summer in the Horrea Agrippiana invites applications from members of Eta Sigma Phi.   The school is open to American students, graduates and undergraduates, with no prior excavation experience.  The announcement follows: Come ti avevo accennato a voce ti invio ufficialmente il progetto…

Deadline Extended: SCS 2017 in Toronto

Deadline Extended:  SCS 2017 in Toronto

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The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students A Panel Sponsored by Eta Sigma Phi for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies January 5-8, 2017 Toronto, Ontario, Canada   Eta Sigma Phi, the national honorary society for classical studies, invites papers from undergraduate members of the…

National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week

National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week

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National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week is fast approaching (March 7-11).   We need more teachers ready to take up the charge, as we know from the article which Ronnie Ancona and Kathleen Durkin wrote for Amphora: https://classicalstudies.org/amphora/there-shortage-certified-latin-teachers-please-spread-word-0.  There are many resources to be found at http://www.promotelatin.org/nltrw, including a mini-grant application.  Grants of up to $200…